Author Info

Diane Rand

Associate Editor-Digital

Diane Rand has several years of magazine editing and production experience. She previously worked as a production editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. She joined the editorial staff in 2015. She is responsible for managing digital, editorial, and production projects for DC Velocity and its sister magazine, Supply Chain Quarterly.

Articles by Diane Rand

Drive on
Nord Drivesystems delivers a smooth baggage system upgrade at Victoria Airport.
June 17, 2018

New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift
As sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders. New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that.
June 1, 2018

Logistics careers are "driving satisfaction"
The workdays can be long and the technology a bit behind the times, but logistics and supply chain management is still a satisfying career, said respondents to our 15th annual Salary Survey.
March 14, 2018

At Nor-Cal Beverage, new racks keep the fizz in the biz
As its bottling business boomed, beverage maker Nor Cal struggled with warehouse space constraints. High-density racks from Twinlode provided the room it needed to grow.
February 28, 2018

The damage is (no longer) done
Complaints about product damage led food and beverage maker Jel Sert to seek out a sturdier shipping platform. A switch to CHEP's pooled half pallets brought an end to the problem.
February 6, 2018

Cold as ice
Gourmet popsicle maker Frios needed a way to keep its ice pops—and profits—from melting away during transit. Once it gave Averitt's climate-controlled LTL service a try, things started to gel.
October 6, 2017

Right-size boxes make cents
Custom boxes might sound expensive. But for one electronics distributor, an investment in box-making equipment brought all kinds of savings.
August 9, 2017

How the right delivery solution offered one company hidden benefits
Australian landscaping and building supplies distributor BC Sands installed route planning and scheduling software to tighten up its delivery operations. As it turned out, the software did all that and more.
August 4, 2017

WMS helps Pitman Creek tackle the challenges of growth
Proliferating SKUs were creating headaches for fishing gear company Pitman Creek. But with new warehousing software, things are going swimmingly.
June 12, 2017

Infographic: Logistics: nice work if you can get it
It may not be glamorous, but the logistics and supply chain profession has a lot to recommend it, according to respondents to DC VELOCITY's 14th annual Salary Survey.
March 14, 2017