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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

USPS' fiscal second-quarter revenues decline; package business stays strong
Shipping and package revenue post solid year-over-year gains.
May 10, 2017

XPO moves to cut delivery windows for heavy goods ordered online
Jacobs targets 1- to 2-day deliveries by decade's end, down from 5 to 6 days today.
May 4, 2017

UPS, FedEx roll out pricing for ultra-short-haul delivery services
New "zone 1" rates aimed at undercutting USPS' prices on local deliveries.
April 28, 2017

Feds begin long and (hopefully not) strange trip to regulate driverless trucks
First "listening session" in Atlanta raises host of issues.
April 24, 2017

Going vertical: interview with David Egan
David Egan, head of industrial and logistics research for the Americas operation of real estate giant CBRE Group, says the future is looking up for industrial property, literally and figuratively.
April 21, 2017

Brokers shrug at impact of new rivals, but load-matchers may need to take heed
The transactional fat days are over, broker executive warns.
April 21, 2017

U.S.-Mexico trade relations to survive Trump's anti-trade rhetoric, Mexican official says
"Border Adjustment Tax" proposal is cause for concern, could affect NAFTA, according to embassy trade official.
April 21, 2017

Next round of port contracts likely to be settled without strife, expert forecasts
ILA, ILWU seek to retain shippers' confidence by demonstrating commitment to stability, says consultant Anthony Scioscia.
April 19, 2017

Amazon hires Thomson, former DOT general counsel, to fill new legal role
Thomson to be lead attorney on global, domestic transport, logistics issues.
April 13, 2017

Amazon joins driver on-boarding portal to recruit owner-operators
E-tailer forecasts up to 30,000 independent drivers to support last-mile services.
April 12, 2017

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