TITLE

STEEL BUYERS REPORT JUMP IN SHIPMENTS

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jun2005, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a survey conducted by the Steel Buyers Forum of the Institute for Supply Management, according to which current shipping levels in the U.S. improved for 41 percent of survey respondents during April 2005, compared with January 2005. While 76 percent of respondents expected order backlogs to increase through July, and 55 percent have incoming orders at or above their most efficient levels of operation, 45 percent reported their inventories were too high. Receipts are expected to increase, or remain the same through July, versus April levels, for 73 percent of forum members.
ACCESSION #
17361867

 

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