Diane Rand has several years of magazine editing and production experience. She previously worked as a production editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. She joined the editorial staff in 2015. She is responsible for managing digital, editorial, and production projects for DC Velocity and its sister magazine, Supply Chain Quarterly.
Sorter kickstarts Chinese footwear DC
Shoe manufacturer Aokang needed a reliable and efficient way to handle 100,000 pairs of shoes daily at its Shanghai DC. Interroll's vertical crossbelt sorter proved to be the perfect fit.
March 14, 2019
Getting by with a little help from RFID
To solve the age-old problem of keeping track of inventory inside a bustling DC, men's accessories company Randa implemented a distinctly modern solution: RFID.
February 1, 2019
Racking up efficiencies
Veteran-owned and -operated Nine Line Apparel knew it was time for a facility upgrade when it found itself palletizing and storing products outside. Installing new rack systems created storage space while improving safety and efficiency.
January 25, 2019
Vertical carousel revitalizes healthcare retailer's fulfillment operation
As sales boomed, Danish e-tailer Med24 faced a storage-space crunch. Installing vertical carousels changed all that.
July 27, 2018
Nord Drivesystems delivers a smooth baggage system upgrade at Victoria Airport.
June 17, 2018
New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift
As sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders. New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that.
June 1, 2018
Logistics careers are "driving satisfaction"
The workdays can be long and the technology a bit behind the times, but logistics and supply chain management is still a satisfying career, said respondents to our 15th annual Salary Survey.
March 14, 2018
At Nor-Cal Beverage, new racks keep the fizz in the biz
As its bottling business boomed, beverage maker Nor Cal struggled with warehouse space constraints. High-density racks from Twinlode provided the room it needed to grow.
February 28, 2018
The damage is (no longer) done
Complaints about product damage led food and beverage maker Jel Sert to seek out a sturdier shipping platform. A switch to CHEP's pooled half pallets brought an end to the problem.
February 6, 2018
Cold as ice
Gourmet popsicle maker Frios needed a way to keep its ice pops—and profits—from melting away during transit. Once it gave Averitt's climate-controlled LTL service a try, things started to gel.
October 6, 2017