By Hollis Carter, Steve Katz (Host)
By Keith Spacapan
Sales momentum late in the first quarter carried over into the second. The seasonally adjusted annualized rate of sales (SAAR) for light-duty vehicles reached 18.5 million vehicles in April 2021, an all-time record for the month.
By Keith Spacapan
June 18, 2021 — For public companies reporting first quarter sales results, headline news for the Automotive Aftermarket has been overwhelmingly positive. For the six companies that comprise the Hilco Parts Index (the Index), net sales for the quarter were $66.5 billion for the the first quarter of 2021.
By Bryan Courcier
In this article we take a look at how factors including the current semiconductor chip manufacturing shortage and COVID-19 restrictions, requiring changes in auction practices, have impacted the Class 8 truck market. We also discuss steps lenders can take in the months ahead to ensure limited portfolio exposure when industry production ultimately catches up with demand.
By Matt Perry
In this article we look at how the pandemic has shaped demand and consumer purchase behavior in the home furnishings market, and provide our perspective on expected developments across the supply chain that are likely to impact the industry over the final two quarters of 2021.
By Jesse Marzouk
In this article, we take a look at how pandemic-driven changes in consumer preferences and behavior are impacting demand across numerous forestry product markets and how an industry challenged by continued resource limitations is responding.
Guest Brent Bonham, Steve Katz (host)
Brent Bonham joins Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss how thorough diligence and the right monetization partner can deliver maximum asset recovery value for companies in distress.
Guest Steve Tanzi, Bryan Courcier, Steve Katz (host)
Steve Tanzi and Bryan Courcier join Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the trucking industry, specifically Hilco's Acquisition Solution for our provider of Asset Financing in the North American Transportation Industry.
Guest John Sharpe, Steve Katz (host)
John Sharpe joins Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the impressive growth of the US cannabis market over the course of the pandemic, as well as about some of the industry's current and future prospects and challenges.
By Derek Brennan and Brendan Corboy
In this article we deliver a brief overview of the logistics associated with the import and export of containerized freight and provide our observations on the current state of the intermodal chassis market one year after freight traffic reached its lowest level of the ongoing pandemic.