Before joining DC VELOCITY and its sister publication, CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly, where she serves as Editor, Toby Gooley spent 20 years at Logistics Management covering international trade and transportation as Senior Editor and Managing Editor. Prior to that she was an export traffic manager for 10 years. She holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from Cornell University.
Market "transformation" to comprehensive productivity solutions drove Toyota Advanced Logistics Systems' creation, leader says
New unit will be separate from Toyota's equipment business but will seek synergies.
February 16, 2017
Still fighting the omnichannel battle
The pressing need to learn how to handle omnichannel fulfillment profitably is reshaping retailers' supply chain strategies, according to preliminary results of the 2017 "State of the Retail Supply Chain" study.
February 7, 2017
Beyond forklifts: Toyota enters brave new world of integrated fulfillment solutions
Launch of Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions (TALS) positions industrial equipment maker to serve exploding e-commerce market; systems integrator Bastian Solutions to provide core capabilities.
February 6, 2017
Pallet trucks look to the future
This humble piece of material handling equipment is getting more sophisticated in terms of design, technology, and applications. What will they do next?
January 12, 2017
FMC approves THE Alliance vessel-sharing agreement
Federal Maritime Commission green lights compact after controversial provision is removed; operations to begin in April 2017.
December 16, 2016
Container industry chaos likely to continue, observers say
Speakers at Northeast Cargo Symposium caution that outlook for container shipping is uncertain as traditional sources of new revenue slip away; forecast is for more consolidation.
November 21, 2016
International traders fear "Single Window" could prove a bottleneck
The long-awaited system for sharing import data among federal agencies is creating problems that could compromise expected efficiency gains, say speakers at CONECT's 2016 Northeast Cargo Symposium.
November 14, 2016
AGVs pioneer new paths in the warehouse
Advances in navigation technology could allow automated guided vehicles to boldly go where no AGV has gone before.
October 28, 2016
Cost to retrieve Hanjin cargo will hit importers hard
Even as they bear the additional costs of rescuing their stranded goods, shippers will still have to pay the original freight bill.
September 28, 2016
How to reach the height of productivity
Want to get the most from high-lift forklifts like order pickers, turret trucks, and reach trucks? Here are a few considerations to keep in mind, along with some productivity-boosting tips from the manufacturers.
August 18, 2016