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David Maloney

David Maloney

Chief Editor


David Maloney has been a journalist for more than 30 years and has been with DC VELOCITY since April of 2004. Prior to joining DCV, David was senior editor for Modern Materials Handling, where he reported extensively on distribution and supply chain operations. David also has extensive experience as a broadcast journalist. Before writing for supply chain publications, he was a journalist, television producer and director in Pittsburgh. David combines a background of reporting on logistics with his video production experience to bring new opportunities to DC VELOCITY readers, including Web-based videos highlighting top distribution and logistics facilities, Webcasts and other cross-media projects. He also is the host and producer/director of Move It!, DC VELOCITY's online program that explains "how the stuff we use everyday gets to us." David continues to live and work in the Pittsburgh area.

Articles by David Maloney

Milking the benefits of voice
A photographic look inside a Hood milk production and distribution facility.
July 18, 2017

Follow the leader(s)
Our annual Rainmakers profiles underscore the value of leadership in today's supply chains.
July 18, 2017

Safe and sound
Safe forklift practices assure that workers return home in the same condition in which they arrived for work that morning.
June 12, 2017

Startup Takeoff Technologies is ready to revolutionize e-grocery segment
A new model for grocery distribution has the potential to alter the way we shop for the things we eat.
June 7, 2017

The times they are a-changin'
The latest annual DCV/WERC DC metrics study reflects the impact of a rapidly changing retail environment on DC operations and shows how people are valued above all in distribution.
May 11, 2017

The workers who came in from the cold
In the old days, workers at Thermo Fisher Scientific had to don cold suits and brave the freezer in order to fill orders. Thanks to a redesign featuring flow racks and "deli doors," that's no longer the case.
April 11, 2017

Fast-paced automated DC meets growing grocer's need for speed
For a Japanese wholesaler, automated storage systems and other sophisticated technology speed up the distribution of food and household goods to the nation's biggest grocery chain.
March 31, 2017

Shades of gray—how do we prepare for an aging workforce?
Workers are staying on the job longer than ever; today's technology can help accommodate those older employees.
March 31, 2017

That sounds like a job for ... an AGV!
At its new dietary supplement plant, Amway needed a way to move goods in and out of cleanrooms while limiting human touches. The answer? Automated guided vehicles.
March 12, 2017

The return of manufacturing
Many anticipate factories returning to America. They will return, but they will look very different from those of the past.
March 12, 2017

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