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Mitch Mac Donald

Mitch Mac Donald

Group Editorial Director

Mitch Mac Donald has more than 30 years of experience in both the newspaper and magazine businesses. He has covered the logistics and supply chain fields since 1988. Twice named one of the Top 10 Business Journalists in the U.S., he has served in a multitude of editorial and publishing roles. The leading force behind the launch of Supply Chain Management Review, he was that brand's founding publisher and editorial director from 1997 to 2000. Additionally, he has served as news editor, chief editor, publisher and editorial director of Logistics Management, as well as publisher of Modern Materials Handling. Mitch is also the president and CEO of Agile Business Media, LLC, the parent company of DC VELOCITY and CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly.

Articles by Mitch Mac Donald

Making the grade
A simple, functional (and free) test is available to grade your supply chain's readiness to take on e-commerce. There's not much downside to seeing where you stand.
February 9, 2016

Rolled down the highway
Freight fared well in the transport spending legislative process. Big trucking can't say the same.
December 22, 2015

Something's happening here
Some of the same disruptive technologies that are changing our personal lives are making their way into logistics operations. Are you ready?
December 1, 2015

Chipping away at the driver shortage, one bite at a time
Higher wages and promises of more home time haven't fixed the problem. Now it's time to make some small changes that, taken together, could make a real difference.
October 26, 2015

Once again, we will rock you!
In DCV's early days, we amused ourselves by including a Beatles song reference in every issue. We're bringing back the references, but this time, we're drawing from the full genre of classic rock.
September 22, 2015

Misdirected anger
Where is the outrage, and more important, the demand from the populace for action on our crumbling roads and bridges?
August 25, 2015

Highway hysteria
Road safety deserves thoughtful debate. Safety advocates' heated rhetoric over longer twin-trailers doesn't get us there.
July 20, 2015

A breeze of change
In the 1980s, the wind of change blew through the transportation industry in the form of deregulation. Thirty-five years later, more deregulatory moves are afoot.
July 7, 2015

Bobby V. and his band of brokers
Three parts guile and one part blunt instrument, Bob Voltmann has made the once-lowly TIA a big voice in the conversation.
June 8, 2015

Solving problems you don't know you have
The T-shirt said it all: "I'm a Logistician. I solve problems you didn't even know you had in ways you can't understand."
April 20, 2015

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