David Maloney has been a journalist for more than 35 years and is currently the editorial director for DC Velocity and Supply Chain Quarterly magazines. In this role, he is responsible for the editorial content of both brands of Agile Business Media. Dave joined DC Velocity in April of 2004. Prior to that, he was a senior editor for Modern Materials Handling magazine. Dave also has extensive experience as a broadcast journalist. Before writing for supply chain publications, he was a journalist, television producer and director in Pittsburgh. Dave combines a background of reporting on logistics with his video production experience to bring new opportunities to DC Velocity readers, including web videos highlighting top distribution and logistics facilities, webcasts and other cross-media projects. He continues to live and work in the Pittsburgh area.
Say it with me: Machines are our friends
While many workers fear losing their jobs to automation, those fears—at least in the supply chain—are largely unfounded.
June 20, 2018
Promoting forklift safety is a year-round responsibility.
June 11, 2018
Winston Churchill: Supply chain genius?
He probably wasn't thinking about warehouses when he urged strategists to "occasionally look at the results" of their plans. But The British Bulldog's advice nonetheless applies to supply chain management.
May 10, 2018
Everything is cool
Craft beer maker Ritual Brewing struggled with steamy conditions inside the California warehouse that doubles as its taproom. A giant ceiling fan brought relief to workers and customers alike.
April 11, 2018
Off and running
A consolidation and new automated storage equipment helped Puma North America add the speed it needs to meet escalating customer demands.
March 28, 2018
A little retail magic
In order to survive, retailers will need to add a little pixie dust to the sales process.
March 23, 2018
Elite Transit Solutions moves on up
New headquarters for the logistics service provider reflects growth and technology investments.
March 20, 2018
Kohl's fights back—with its stores
Direct-from-store fulfillment, improved collaboration, and improving the use of data are among key drivers moving retailer forward.
February 27, 2018
Distribution networks may need to be reimagined—again
How will the rise of automated vehicles change distribution networks?
February 23, 2018
Bee Sweet Citrus juices up its packing operations
As business blossomed, the California citrus packer began experiencing bottlenecks in its packing operations. A sophisticated automated palletizing system cleared the jam.
January 30, 2018