Robert Dieli; Economist, MacKay & Company and President, RDLB, Inc.

Robert Dieli

Economist at MacKay & Company

MacKay & Company specializes in market research for commercial trucking, construction equipment, and agricultural machinery. The company provides strategic research and analysis to vehicle and component manufacturers, distribution and service channels, industry associations, and private equity firms. With a long career managing portfolios and coordinating domestic economic forecasting programs, Dieli began RDLB, Inc. in 2001. In this role, Dieli serves as an advisor to many firms in the trucking, consulting, and financial services sectors. He is also an economist with MacKay & Company.

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What signals will help predict the economic outlook?

Dec. 21, 2022
While the next six months of the economy appear rough, watching pricing, freight rates, inflation, interest rates, and more will help leaders in the transportation industry know...
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What freight & fuel have to do with inflation

Aug. 31, 2022
The Consumer Price Index is how we measure inflation, but a look at trucking-related indicators like freight and fuel also can help predict where the economy is heading.
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Inflation jumps ahead as top economic concern

June 24, 2022
Worries about the effects of the pandemic on health, education, labor, and the supply chain have been usurped by a new threat: out-of-control inflation.
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Pandemic still holding back economy in 2022

May 16, 2022
How the pandemic has changed the economy is cause for both optimism and concern.
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Untangling the supply chains

Dec. 20, 2021
It’s a mess out there, and resolution may not come until the end of 2022.
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Trucking industry faces post-recession blues

Aug. 23, 2021
The 2020 recession was swift and severe, and supply chain issues are among the bumps in the road to overcome.