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Mark B. Solomon

Mark B. Solomon

Executive Editor - News

Mark Solomon joined DC VELOCITY as senior editor in August 2008, and was promoted to his current position on January 1, 2015. He has spent more than 30 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. He graduated in 1978 with a B.A. in journalism from The American University in Washington, D.C.

Articles by Mark B. Solomon

Take this ELD and love it!: interview with John Seidl
John Seidl is preaching electronic logging device (ELD) compliance, and he's telling his flock that ELDs can do great things for them once they climb the learning curve.
November 22, 2017

Banyan Technology building nationwide truck platform supporting heavy-goods e-commerce
Platform to link retailers, 3PLs with up to 2,000 local truckers for last-mile service.
November 20, 2017

Diesel prices climb to highest levels in nearly three years
EIA data sets prices at $2.915 a gallon, highest since January 2015.
November 15, 2017

Echo CEO says truck rates to continue rising in 2018 as capacity stays tight
ELD compliance will bite harder than many think, Waggoner says. Driver shortage is "real," he adds.
November 15, 2017

One year on, conference attendees see world through different lens
Rising demand for almost everything captures narrative at Inland Distribution event.
November 9, 2017

E-commerce DC of the future to be hybrid of automation, labor, expert says
100 percent automation will never happen, CBRE's Dunlap says.
November 8, 2017

Reports show continued freight strength, higher rates, tight trucks
Truckload, intermodal indexes post solid gains, truck capacity remains tight.
November 2, 2017

The arc of the future?
Georgia's Mid-American Arc project is a big bet on a profound shift in the country's goods-moving network. But some believe it may have overplayed its hand.
November 1, 2017

TransRisk launches futures market to trade truckload spot market price
Initiative with DAT, Nodal Exchange to go live in late 2018, TransRisk founder says.
October 27, 2017

UPS to hike tariff rates 4.9 percent, shrink dimensional price divisor on 1-cubic-foot parcels
Rate hikes to take effect Christmas Eve; accessorial charges will also increase.
October 26, 2017

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