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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

Elite Transit Solutions moves on up
New headquarters for the logistics service provider reflects growth and technology investments.
March 20, 2018

Kohl's fights back—with its stores
Direct-from-store fulfillment, improved collaboration, and improving the use of data are among key drivers moving retailer forward.
February 27, 2018

Distribution networks may need to be reimagined—again
How will the rise of automated vehicles change distribution networks?
February 23, 2018

Bee Sweet Citrus juices up its packing operations
As business blossomed, the California citrus packer began experiencing bottlenecks in its packing operations. A sophisticated automated palletizing system cleared the jam.
January 30, 2018

Snow-covered roads? No problem
If self-driving vehicles are to succeed, they must be able to work in all types of weather
January 23, 2018

Convenient distribution
A Swiss grocer doubles down on efficiency by filling orders for convenience stores and supermarkets from a single DC.
January 19, 2018

Handled (automatically) with care
In this photo essay, we take a look at how Kumamoto-City Agricultural Cooperative handles fresh produce—like oranges—for optimum quality.
January 17, 2018

Thinking outside the boxes
After nearly four decades of growth, The Container Store's DC had reached its limits. That's when the retailer installed a high-performance automated fulfillment system that has reshaped its entire operation.
December 21, 2017

Lessons from Star Trek
New technologies are beginning to mirror the science fiction of the past.
December 20, 2017

Planning a new DC in a narrow footprint
With a wide array of styles, sizes, and widths, shoes can be surprisingly challenging from a distribution perspective. Clarks solved the problem by rebooting its entire DC operation with high-speed automated equipment—all in a 450,000-square-foot area.
December 7, 2017

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