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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

Celadon taps Svindland as next CEO, Miller as chairman
Current chairman and CEO Will to retire at end of month.
July 14, 2017

ArcBest unveils density pricing in latest carrier move to shift from class rates
New structure offered as alternative to classification system, company says.
June 30, 2017

Amazon to avoid UPS peak surcharges by flexing massive shipment volumes
It's "United States of Amazon" as company lives in its own pricing orbit.
June 29, 2017

Wal-Mart warns motor carriers to stop hauling Amazon loads, consultant says
Wal-Mart escalates e-commerce "cold war" between two retail giants, Jindel tells SMC3 gathering.
June 27, 2017

UPS' SurePost customers to get hit with holiday surcharge
Users to face 36-cent-per-package levy for part of peak season.
June 23, 2017

Carrier warehousing, anyone?
Averitt Express carves out a niche staging e-commerce stuff in its truck terminals.
June 22, 2017

"I'm not gone. Just freshening up!"
Thanks to technology and his prolific nature, Art van Bodegraven's matchless legacy lives on.
June 21, 2017

Delivering heavy shipments to the home
Almost anything can be ordered online. That has helped spawn a logistics ecosystem designed to deliver the big and heavy stuff.
June 20, 2017

Annual "State of Logistics Report" shows industry looking in cloudy rear-view mirror
Expenditures dropped in 2016 for first time in six years; logistics-spending-to-GDP ratio at lowest level since '09.
June 20, 2017

UPS applies peak-season surcharge, but effects not felt across the board
Initiative has two-week gap with no surcharge; Air, 3-Day Select services to see surcharge only during last week.
June 19, 2017

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