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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 Year of ALAN
Let 2017 mark the year this impressive 12-year-old came of age.
December 7, 2017

IT: Color it green
A simple business concept may be getting lost in the chase for the next big IT thing: Make the business case before you spend.
October 23, 2017

Money alone won't solve our infrastructure woes
A steady and predictable source funding will help, but there are other steps we can take to get our infrastructure repairs back on track.
September 27, 2017

It may be last, but it's not really a mile at all ... yet
Right now, e-commerce's "last mile" is somewhere between six and nine miles, according to a new study. One expert believes it will continue to shrink.
August 30, 2017

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

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