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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

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

WMS puts a charge into electrical distributor's operations
Moving to a warehouse management system and scanners has improved picking speed and accuracy at Becker Electric Supply.
September 23, 2016

Ready, willing, and disabled
For warehouses struggling with a labor shortage, the solution may lie in an untapped resource: the disabled.
September 15, 2016

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