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Supply chain issues continue to plague the industry, while persistent inflation and conflict abroad could create additional market chaos. Here's what it means for distributors.
The combined value for January, adjusted for seasonal and trading day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,784.8 billion.
In a recent MDM webcast, ProfitOptics CEO and Founder Tony Pericle summarizes how distributors can overcome supply chain challenges by addressing product availability issues, building better customer-profit models and asking the right questions.
MDM this year has hosted an array of guests from across the distribution industry, and many of them have reflected similar outlooks: Challenges may persist, but companies are eyeing realistic paths to growth.
Manufacturers' goods, construction spending and advance wholesale inventories rose in January, according to data from the federal government.
A recent GDP forecast revised upward for last year's 4Q, but 2022's pace of growth so far is slower than 2021. Brian Lewandowski from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado outlines how recent trends may impact distributors.
The Census Bureau says the combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for December dropped 0.7% from November.