MODEX 2018 Attendees Planning Major Supply Chain Investments Over Next 18 Months

MODEX 2018 attendees are registering in record numbers for the event to be held April 9-12 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

Looking at attendees that have registered to date, they are high in quality from a buying authority perspective and represent the majority of the Fortune 1000 and top 100 retailers.

When attendees register, they are asked to answer a variety of demographic questions indicating their industry, product interest, buying authority and spending plans. Below are some highlights from current MODEX attendee demographics.

–51% are corporate or senior management
–26% are middle management
–85% have buying power
–62% buy for distribution centers
–43% buy for manufacturing facilities
–49% buy for warehouses supporting manufacturing
–31% plan on spending over $1 million over the next 18 months
–79% are coming to see new products and innovations
–60% are coming to network and learn.

When it comes to the solutions MODEX attendees are looking for, the top categories are:
–Automation Equipment and Systems (47%)
–Conveyor & Sortation Equipment (44%)
–Fork Lift Trucks (42%)
–Packaging and Shipping Shipping Solutions (41%)
–Racks, Shelving and Storage Equipment (40%)
-Automatic Identification & Data Collection/Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) (39%)

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