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December 25 2014

Top Trends to Watch in 2015

Volume:

44

Issue:

24

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2015

This article, based on the 2014 MDM Industry Outlook Survey, outlines and analyzes key trends and issues affecting how distributors will do business in 2015.

This article includes:

  • E-commerce and other technology challenges.
  • Finding and training "qualified workers."
  • Port slowdown causing inventory management disruptions.

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  • 7 Key Investments to Grow Online Revenue
  • Manufacturings Millennial Dilemma
  • Deadline for Chemical Label Changes Looms

Economic growth in the U.S. will continue in 2015, say the nations purchasing and supply management executives in their December 2014 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations are for a continuation of the economic recovery that began in mid-2009, as indicated in the monthly Institute for Supply Managements Report on Business.

This article includes:

  • An overview of key indicators in the manufacturing sector
  • An overview of key indicators in the non-manufacturing sector
  • Outlook for 2015

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  • MDM Interview: Need for Innovation in Disruptive Times
  • Manufacturings Millennial Dilemma
  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

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  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Cost-Effective Channel Alignment
  • Strategic Options for Shipping Efficiency
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2015

This article, based on the 2014 MDM Industry Outlook Survey, outlines and analyzes key trends and issues affecting how distributors will do business in 2015.

This article includes:

  • E-commerce and other technology challenges.
  • Finding and training "qualified workers."
  • Port slowdown causing inventory management disruptions.

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • 7 Key Investments to Grow Online Revenue
  • Manufacturings Millennial Dilemma
  • Deadline for Chemical Label Changes Looms

Economic growth in the U.S. will continue in 2015, say the nations purchasing and supply management executives in their December 2014 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations are for a continuation of the economic recovery that began in mid-2009, as indicated in the monthly Institute for Supply Managements Report on Business.

This article includes:

  • An overview of key indicators in the manufacturing sector
  • An overview of key indicators in the non-manufacturing sector
  • Outlook for 2015

Subscribers should log-in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Interview: Need for Innovation in Disruptive Times
  • Manufacturings Millennial Dilemma
  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

Subscribers should log-in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Cost-Effective Channel Alignment
  • Strategic Options for Shipping Efficiency
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