Mark B. Solomon
Mark Solomon has spent 25 years in the transportation, logistics and supply chain management fields as a journalist and public relations professional. From 1989 to 1994, he worked in Washington as a reporter for the Journal of Commerce, covering the aviation and trucking industries, the Department of Transportation, Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to that, he worked for Traffic World for seven years in a similar role. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Solomon ran Media-Based Solutions, a public relations firm based in Atlanta. Mr. Solomon graduated in 1978 with a B.A. in journalism from The American University in Washington, D.C.
Landstar sells supply chain business to XPO Logistics for $87 million in cash
Deal pushes XPO into transportation management business, allows Landstar to exit noncore competency.
YRC's unionized workers face another moment of truth
Management warns firm could cease business Feb. 1 without labor pact ratification, dissident communiqué says.
Lighter weight to become heavier burden for shippers in FedEx, UPS annual rate programs
List rates for 2014 on 1-pound to 10-pound parcels are much higher than the average rate increase, consultancy says.
New drug track-and-trace law "defines 3PLs place in the supply chain," trade group says
Third-party logistics providers are custodians of merchandise, not owners, Congress declares.
Freight interests back legislation to boost fuel taxes 15 percent over three years
Blumenauer bill seen as a long time in coming.
Nearly 2,000 brokers lose operating licenses following warning notice on higher surety bond limits
Loss represents about 10 percent of U.S. property broker universe.
Amazon's delivery drones seen as bid to overcome company's Achilles Heel
Lack of storefront network driving use of unmanned flying machines, expert says.
YRC CEO confident Teamsters will ratify extension to current contract
YRC jobs are "some of the best in the industry," Welch says.
Queen of the road: interview with Lana Batts
Lana Batts' appeal stems from her lifelong love of trucking and her ability to speak the language of the guys and gals on the road. Now, she's tackling a new and thorny issue: driver pre-screening.
Five years on, DHL's U.S. exit continues to cause pain—for parcel shippers
Company, former Ohio hub have moved on, but shippers remain caught in the great duopoly vise.