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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

Capital amnesia
Seventeen years after billions of dollars followed the Pied Piper of dot-com over the cliff, the cycle appears poised to repeat. Only this time, the target is the freight brokerage business.
July 25, 2017

Cardinal rules for supply chain excellence: interview with Scott Nelson
As logistics challenges go, running a supply chain in the high-stakes healthcare sector has to be near the top of the list. Scott Nelson of Cardinal Health keeps his operation on track by following five basic principles of logistics excellence.
July 21, 2017

Goodbye, jingles; hello, white papers
Rather than simply touting their latest product or service, savvy marketers are taking the soft-sell approach, using blogs, videos, and white papers that showcase their capabilities for solving customers' problems.
June 30, 2017

Technology: Trending to the inevitable
The evidence is piling up that technology is about to rock your world. In fact, the tech trends that will drive the upheaval are already in motion.
June 1, 2017

No magic to his method
There are no spells involved. The secret to Magic Johnson's business success is as simple as knowing the customer and always overdelivering on customers' expectations.
April 26, 2017

When good needs to be better
Health care supply chains have some weak links. A new study suggests a digital fix.
March 30, 2017

Fred against the machine
FedEx founder Fred Smith will not shy away from fighting for the cause of free trade. That could lead to an intriguing set-to with Donald Trump.
February 16, 2017

Not like Ike
Barack Obama and Congress had the chance to chart transport infrastructure's course for the next 60 years as Eisenhower did for the last 60. It didn't happen.
January 26, 2017

The year of living disruptively
2017 is shaping up to be a tipping point when it comes to disruptive technologies. And not in the way you're probably thinking.
December 28, 2016

Blips on the radar
The truck driver shortage has long seemed as inevitable as death and taxes. But there are signs the crunch may be starting to ease.
December 8, 2016

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