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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

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

A razor-sharp strategy for distribution
In a reversal of the usual chain of events, e-tailer Dollar Shave Club cut ties with its 3PL and built two automated DCs so it could take charge of its own fulfillment operations.
January 26, 2017

Automated trucks - not a bad idea
Automated vehicles will prove to be safer than their human-operated counterparts, while reducing congestion and traffic flow.
January 23, 2017

Lean and green in the Netherlands
A Dutch carbon-reduction initiative has had positive effects on the environment throughout Europe.
January 9, 2017

Europe's logistics hub
If you ship products in Europe, chances are your freight will pass through the Netherlands. That's no accident.
December 27, 2016

Many happier returns?
Returns are never easy to handle. That's why having a good strategy and maybe even a partner can help bring order to one of the supply chain's most chaotic processes.
December 6, 2016

Return to sender
As in the past, returns may be the undoing of many dot-com retailers.
December 6, 2016

Don't stop thinking about tomorrow
We can't set back the clock to simpler times. We live in a complex world that requires forward-thinking solutions.
October 25, 2016

A hot new system for cold storage
When it outgrew its main production and distribution facility, Mydibel, a Belgian producer of frozen potato products, built an automated high-bay warehouse with a state-of-the-art storage and retrieval system.
September 27, 2016

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