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.
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
Customs officials discuss progress on trade enforcement, security, and facilitation in Boston
ACS "shut-off," staffing shortages, cooperation with Mexico, and North American version of the Single Window are among many topics under discussion.
August 3, 2016
Batteries and chargers: something new under the sun
Two product categories that haven't changed much in the last 10 years—batteries and chargers for lift trucks and mobile devices—are undergoing a transformation.
July 21, 2016
National Forklift Safety Day 2016 fulfills its educational mission
Washington event featured speakers from government, industry, and a safety advocacy group; attendees also met with legislators.
July 19, 2016
Ship in distress? Get out your wallet
When a ship sinks or suffers damage on the high seas, cargo owners must share the cost of setting things right—even if they weren't at fault.
June 14, 2016
Partner-in-Chief: interview with R. Gil Kerlikowske
R. Gil Kerlikowske spent four decades in law enforcement. As head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, he's added trade compliance and facilitation to his portfolio and has made building stronger relationships with the trade community a priority.
May 13, 2016
Intermodal congestion problems must be tackled holistically, FMC commissioner says
Dye says solutions must go beyond individual carriers and ports and must come from industry, not federal government.
May 10, 2016
Forklift safety ... past, present, and future
What makes today's forklifts safer to operate than ever before? Experts name some of the most important improvements of the past few years and explain why forklifts of the future are likely to be even safer.
April 28, 2016
FMC chairman: Agency watching SOLAS closely; will step in to ensure fair practices if necessary
Cordero emphasizes Coast Guard jurisdiction but says FMC will act if implementation of container-weight provision increases congestion.
April 18, 2016
Customs commissioner says he has confidence in progress of ACE, Single Window
Kerlikowske says improved technology, impact of the Customs Authorization Act, and cooperation with international traders are improving trade facilitation.
April 15, 2016