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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

The other infrastructure problem
Most everyone is aware of the threat posed by our nation's decaying highway infrastructure to economic growth. But there's another infrastructure problem that shouldn't be ignored either.
June 27, 2016

A house divided
Trucking interests find legislative and regulatory goals thwarted by their own fragmented coalition.
June 1, 2016

Amateur hours
Truck drivers are demonized as irresponsible rulers of the road. But the fault, dear Brutus, actually lies in ourselves.
April 19, 2016

What's your gluten-free?
Many companies have an untapped competitive differentiator that they shouldn't ignore.
April 7, 2016

Getting focused
Maybe instead of flinging mud at one another, today's presidential candidates should be looking at productivity, growth, and job creation.
March 8, 2016

Workforce warrior: interview with Mike Rowe
Best known as the host of the TV shows "Dirty Jobs" and "Somebody's Gotta Do It," Mike Rowe is a passionate advocate for the blue-collar professions that underpin our economy but are often undervalued and overlooked.
February 16, 2016

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

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