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Toby Gooley

Contributing Editor

Contributing Editor Toby Gooley is a freelance writer and editor specializing in supply chain, logistics, material handling, and international trade. She previously was Senior Editor at DC VELOCITY and Editor of DCV's sister publication, CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly. Prior to joining AGiLE Business Media in 2007, she spent 20 years at Logistics Management magazine as Managing Editor and Senior Editor covering international trade and transportation. Prior to that she was an export traffic manager for 10 years. She holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from Cornell University.

Articles by Toby Gooley

Thinking inside the box
Converting part of its DC to a very-narrow-aisle (VNA) configuration let the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. handle more products within the facility's existing footprint.
October 10, 2017

Join the crowd
About 30 brands of lift trucks for warehouse applications are sold in the United States today. So why are new entrants eager to enter such a crowded field?
September 8, 2017

The great coordinator: interview with Laurel Junk
Kaiser Permanente's Laurel Junk is leading the transformation of the healthcare giant's supply chain from a highly decentralized operation to a cohesive, centralized whole.
August 16, 2017

New lithium-ion batteries adaptable to all forklift types, manufacturer says
Romeo Power says flexible configuration could speed adoption of lithium-ion batteries in material handling.
July 20, 2017

National Forklift Safety Day 2017 fulfills its educational mission
Speakers from government, industry, and a staffing and recruitment firm focused on opportunities to improve lift truck safety at the fourth annual Industrial Truck Association event.
June 27, 2017

AI adoption in supply chain is accelerating, but barriers to success abound, analyst says
In a recent conference presentation, Gartner's Noha Tohamy outlined promising supply chain applications for artificial intelligence and discussed potential barriers to adoption.
June 15, 2017

That's the way the concrete floor crumbles
A frequently overlooked safety problem in your warehouse could be right beneath your nose (or your feet).
May 31, 2017

Gartner analysts urge supply chain executives to "aspire, challenge, and transform"
Conference suggests strategies for taking advantage of disruptive technologies.
May 31, 2017

A talk with Mexico's NAFTA advocate
Despite uncertainties about the treaty's future, Mexico's place in the global supply chain is secure, says the head of the country's Trade and NAFTA Office.
May 19, 2017

Safer by design
Today's lift trucks boast more designed-in safety features than ever. Operators will get the greatest benefit from these advances if they're paired with proper training.
May 4, 2017

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