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Welcome to Macroeconomic Trends section.

This section of the platform is intended to keep you informed on macroeconomic trends and evolution inside sectors & industries. For your convenience Indices & Resources have been divided in:

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In this way you can have a general picture of current macroeconomic scenario and an insight of countries and sectors according to your company activity.






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Participation to IHS Markit survey is free and panel members have free access to all IHS Markit PMIs. PMI Indices are very useful and valuable tool not only for Purchasing and Logistics Managers. S&OP, Demand and Marketing Managers, once part of the PMI panel, can consult data of countries and sectors of their prospects and customers in order to develop the right strategy for their company.










Last update 2 Nov 2017
Operating conditions improve at quickest rate for nine months
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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News & Trends
 

Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...


In-Store Fulfillment Services Will Have Its Biggest Holiday Season Yet

JDA surveys reveal fulfillment, store, labor and technology trends retailers must embrace for a successful holiday shopping season Even with the rise of e-commerce, most consumers prefer to shop in-store over any othe...


Education
 
 4 
Dec
2017
Negotiation Strategies: Beyond the Basics, Optimizing Value
     Atlanta, GA
 7 
Dec
2017
Contracting for Purchasing and Supply Management: Beyond the Basics
     Chicago, IL
13
Dec
2017
Principled Negotiation
     Dallas, TX
24
Jan
2018
Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism
     Orlando, FL
 7 
Feb
2018
Administering Contracts: From Award to Completion
     Las Vegas, NV

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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

Ready for the fourth industrial revolution?

AXIT expert paper looks at the challenges that confront today’s logistics industry Industry 4.0 – the industry digitalization initiative spearheaded by the German government – raises the bar for...


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