Logistical Lowdown Monthly
Economic Insights for the Logistics Professional
We have created the interactive Logistical Lowdown Monthly to put the most recently published economic and industry-related statistics right at your fingertips. Look for it in your email during the first week of the month. Please share with any colleagues that may be interested in receiving important up-to-date data.
Check out the latest Logistical Lowdown Monthly below, featuring The Bowtie Economist Elliot Eisenberg and then subscribe to have it sent directly to your inbox each month.
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Keep an eye on the month-to-month changes in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), take a look forward with the forecasted data, and stay on top of proposed legislation, all of which is found here in the Logistical Lowdown Monthly. You will also have access to information about inflation, changes in interest rates and the unemployment rate, all of which play a part in driving pricing and can affect supply chain strategies.
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Previous Editions of the Logistical Lowdown Monthly
The latest estimate of 2021Q2 GDP growth came in at a slightly disappointing 6.5%. Expectations were high for a stronger Q2, but the economy was hampered just a bit by supply bottlenecks that…
21Q2 GDP growth will exceed 9%, and possibly even a mind-blowing 10%, encouraged by the residual effects of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, improving vaccination rates….
21Q1 GDP came in at 6.4%, easily double what had been predicted as recently as last year. Consumer spending, after a somewhat tepid February, roared back in March, buoyed by increasing vaccination
Economic forecasts continually improve and 21Q1 GDP growth is likely to exceed 5%. This builds on the most recent upward revision to the 20Q4 and puts CY2020 GDP down -3.5% compared to CY2019.