Contributing Editor Toby Gooley is a freelance writer and editor specializing in supply chain, logistics, material handling, and international trade. She previously was Senior Editor at DC VELOCITY and Editor of DCV's sister publication, CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly. Prior to joining AGiLE Business Media in 2007, she spent 20 years at Logistics Management magazine as Managing Editor and Senior Editor covering international trade and transportation. Prior to that she was an export traffic manager for 10 years. She holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from Cornell University.
Four tips for a successful new-product launch
New-product launches come with a special set of delivery challenges. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your new product arrives on time and ready to roll.
March 6, 2019
Southeastern seaports head for the hills
Some seaports in the Southeastern U.S. have established intermodal "dry ports" hundreds of miles from the ocean. Why do they build them, and why are a growing number of importers and exporters using them?
February 14, 2019
Wondering whether you can let the same lift truck roam both indoors and out? In some cases, the answer is yes—but plenty of restrictions apply. Here's what to keep in mind.
February 6, 2019
Has the Panama Canal expansion changed anything?
It's been more than two years since the expanded Panama Canal opened for business. But it may still be too early to assess its impact.
December 20, 2018
Taming peak season: It's all about prevention
Despite everyone's best efforts, late parcel deliveries seem to be a fact of life during the holiday shipping season. But there are some steps shippers can take to boost the odds that their packages will arrive as planned.
December 12, 2018
From Washington to your warehouse
Here's how the federal government's actions on trade and tax law will affect forklift makers and their customers. There will be winners and losers.
August 24, 2018
Curse of the Internet: E-commerce creates new challenges for customs
Agencies are struggling to process a surging tide of time-sensitive e-commerce shipments while keeping tabs on security and regulatory compliance.
August 8, 2018
National Forklift Safety Day 2018 fulfills its educational mission
Washington event featured speakers from government, industry, and a safety advocacy group; attendees also met with legislators to discuss safety and trade.
June 19, 2018
Carrying on the safety tradition
Industrial Truck Association chairman Scott Johnson talks about the goals of National Forklift Safety Day and how he plans to build on past successes to support the organization's mission in the future.
April 25, 2018
If anyone understands how to safely operate lift trucks, it's the companies that design and manufacture the equipment. A look at how they train their own employees reveals best practices any forklift fleet can adopt.
April 18, 2018