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Mitch Mac Donald

Mitch Mac Donald

Group Editorial Director


Mitch Mac Donald has more than 30 years of experience in both the newspaper and magazine businesses. He has covered the logistics and supply chain fields since 1988. Twice named one of the Top 10 Business Journalists in the U.S., he has served in a multitude of editorial and publishing roles. The leading force behind the launch of Supply Chain Management Review, he was that brand's founding publisher and editorial director from 1997 to 2000. Additionally, he has served as news editor, chief editor, publisher and editorial director of Logistics Management, as well as publisher of Modern Materials Handling. Mitch is also the president and CEO of Agile Business Media, LLC, the parent company of DC VELOCITY and CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly.

Articles by Mitch Mac Donald

Rock on, Richard
The logistics and supply chain profession is a community of very special folks, none more so than my late friend from Minnesota.
July 11, 2019

Helping others and helping yourself
As hurricane season arrives, there are things logisticians can do to stormproof their own supply chains and then use their assets to help others.
July 2, 2019

Free ride
Under current law, drivers of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles shoulder the burden of highway maintenance and repair costs, while drivers of electric vehicles get a free ride. This will have to change.
June 11, 2019

Catch a wave
The long-anticipated wave of disruptive supply chain tech has hit the beach.
April 30, 2019

Boxcars to boardrooms: interview with Doug Sampson
Forty years ago, Doug Sampson took a summer job unloading boxcars at a public warehouse. He's still at the company today, but now he's senior vice president and partner.
April 12, 2019

The logistics world's Groundhog Day
Bill Murray would fit right in as the industry keeps grappling with the same issues over and over and over ...
April 4, 2019

Predictive analytics for non-analysts: interview with Randy Bradley
According to Dr. Randy Bradley, the best view you have of what's in front of you is really what's behind you.
February 18, 2019

Finding more DC space can sometimes be pretty easy
Using just four simple data points and a little reconfiguration, you can increase available space in your facility by 40 percent.
February 12, 2019

Can it get any hotter?
Retail remains a white-hot sector in logistics, and it's still heating up.
February 8, 2019

Robots won't put you in the unemployment line
Robots will soon transform the workplace in amazing ways, but they will not throw you out of work.
December 22, 2018

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