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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

Only so many hours in the dray
ELD compliance issues for dray drivers could impact their operations, at a cost to the intermodal ecosystem.
February 13, 2018

US Xpress rolls out incentives to attract and retain team drivers
Teams can earn up to $50,000 in annual bonuses, truckload carrier says.
February 12, 2018

Walmart modifies OTIF requirements, tests plan to automate delivery appointments
Retailer changes "on-time, in-full" compliance dates, delivery thresholds.
February 9, 2018

Teamsters withdraw demands banning UPS use of drones, autonomous vehicles
Company proposes Sunday deliveries with part-time drivers using personal vehicles, union group says.
February 6, 2018

The biggest company you may not know all that much about
China's has a larger fulfillment footprint than Amazon, a broader delivery network than UPS, and it's forcing Alibaba to re-think its model. It may be coming your way—but not yet.
February 1, 2018

UPS delivers seemingly solid quarterly, full-year results, yet stock plunges
Company takes $125 million hit for peak delivery problems, orders Boeing freighters.
February 1, 2018

Goldman Sachs unit sees gold in roaring U.S. industrial property space
Unit focusing on last-mile fulfillment, delivery in urban areas.
January 31, 2018

Coyote executive suite continues to churn; COO, CCO have left, sources say
Sources say UPS wants Silver, Coyote founder, to take more active role at brokerage unit.
January 30, 2018

Look out above: 2018 could be one for the books for truckload rates, analyst says
First salvo to be fired in upcoming bidding season, Hartford says.
January 22, 2018

U.S. Chamber proposes five-year, 25-cent-per-gallon increase in federal fuels tax
Hike would raise nearly $400 billion over 10 years.
January 18, 2018

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