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Diane Rand

Associate Editor


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.

Articles by Diane Rand

The right fit
As it prepared to open a new DC, third-party fulfillment specialist DMG needed a sortation system that could reliably process up to 100 shoeboxes per minute. It found what it needed in Interroll's horizontal cross-belt sorter.
January 30, 2020

Lift off
Like many fast-growing companies, spare-parts supplier TVH Parts Co. was running up against a shortage of space in its U.S. DC. Installing an automated five-aisle shuttle system took care of that problem and kicked operations into high gear.
December 13, 2019

Logistics careers are "driving satisfaction"
The workdays can be long and the customers demanding, but logistics and supply chain management is still a satisfying career, according to respondents to DC Velocity's 16th annual Salary Survey.
August 15, 2019

Voice tech proves just the ticket for restaurant chain
Atlanta-based chain Huddle House achieves near-perfect picking accuracy with the help of Voiteq's voice-directed technology.
August 9, 2019

Seeking a cure
Aspen Medical Products finds the remedy for its labeling woes in Teklynx software.
July 12, 2019

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

Drive on
Nord Drivesystems delivers a smooth baggage system upgrade at Victoria Airport.
June 17, 2018

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