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.
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
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