Peter Bradley is an award-winning career journalist with over three decades of experience in both newspapers and national business magazines. His credentials include seven years as the transportation and supply chain editor at Purchasing Magazine and six years as the chief editor of Logistics Management.
The STEM debate
Employers worry about a shortage of workers with training in science, technology, engineering, and math. Yet a number of economists say the nation actually doesn't have enough jobs for the graduates we're producing.
The right thing—and good business, too
Hiring veterans isn't just a humanitarian gesture—it's a first-class opportunity to match talent supply with employer demand.
Industry wants you
While salaries across much of the economy remain stagnant, supply chain and logistics professionals are seeing steady growth in pay. The reason: Skilled professionals are in high demand.
The supply chain management profession has evolved in some remarkable ways over the past 25 years. Supply chain professionals now have a seat at the executive table, and top performers are in great demand.
That was easy (on the planet)
Customer complaints led Staples to adopt a new lean packaging system. As a result, the retailer expects to trim its carbon footprint by 30,200 tons a year.
It's not just mega-retailers anymore. Customers from a wide swath of industries are demanding more earth-friendly packaging from suppliers.
A few days at the ProMat Show and Conference suggest that, at least for the material handling world, 2013 could be a pretty good year.
Rapid fulfillment on an unprecedented scale: interview with Amazon.com's Dave Clark
Amazon.com has become a dominant online retailer through a combination of vast product offerings and speedy order fulfillment. The secret, says Dave Clark, is in the people and the technology.
Our second decade begins
Much has changed since we launched DC Velocity, but the issues faced by logistics professionals have stayed pretty much the same.
Lennox turns up the heat
A network overhaul—and integrated WMS/TMS system—helped heating and cooling equipment maker Lennox take shipping performance to the next level.