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Mitch Mac Donald

Mitch Mac Donald

Group Editorial Director


Mitch Mac Donald has over 20 years of experience in both the newspaper and magazine businesses. He has covered logistics issues for 15 years. Named one of the Top 10 Business Journalists in the U.S. in both 1995 and 1996, 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.

Articles by Mitch Mac Donald

Shifting the focus to people
MHI-Deloitte study says investment in staffing will be key to driving further productivity.

Anne and a thousand questions
On March 17, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne S. Ferro will get up in front of an audience of lawyers and practitioners to defend her agency's policies. She'll have a lot of explaining to do.

A logistician turned CEO: interview with Lee Scott
Former Walmart CEO Lee Scott looks back on how logistics helped turn his company into a megaretailer.

Time to get it right
The bright side of the 2013 holiday delivery debacle is that everyone has almost a year to come up with a fix.

Material handling's agent of change: interview with George Prest
When it comes to the material handling sector, says MHI's George Prest, it's time to recognize it for what it really is: an integral part of the supply chain community.

We'll be there for you
With literally hundreds of logistics-related events taking place in 2014, the reality is you will miss most of them. That's where we come in.

"The most original, creative idea on infrastructure financing in the last 30 years"
Wondering how the country can finance needed improvements to its infrastructure? Here's an idea worth a look.

Forget the steam drill. It's John Henry versus the driverless car
A new study suggests that up to half of all existing jobs in the U.S. could be handled by computers. And that includes driving trucks.

When being smart is not enough
Lots of companies concentrate on being smart. What they really should be focusing on, says Patrick Lencioni, is being healthy.

Four key trends driving company, industry growth rate, Dematic CEO says
E-commerce, labor shortages, increased I.T. appetite benefiting material handling firms.

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