Who wouldn’t like to know what the future will bring? Armed with such knowledge we could better prepare for what is to come.
Thus far, however, no one has been able to reliably peer into the future.
As Niels Bohr, a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics, observed: Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
Nevertheless, businesses gather information, track trends and make forecasts, analyze all this and then make a “best bet” outlook.
As part of this Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD), which took place in Las Vegas in mid-January prior to this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), there was a session entitled, The...