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.
Driverless forklifts are now a thing
No longer a novelty, automated and semi-automated forklifts are making headway in warehouses where human workers are in short supply. Will they eventually become the norm?
January 6, 2020
Leaving China to avoid tariffs? Look before you leap
The costs and complexity of shifting sourcing to another country can potentially outweigh any tariff savings, said speakers at a recent trade and transportation conference.
November 21, 2019
International trade community struggles to deal with tariff revisions
Keeping up with quickly fluctuating tariffs and trade policies requires good communication and the ability to act on short notice, according to speakers at the 2019 Northeast Cargo Symposium.
November 18, 2019
U.S.-China trade expert: Don't expect resolution of trade dispute any time soon
Each country's policymakers think they can take minor steps now and then wait the other one out, Albright Stonebridge Group's Amy P. Celico tells New England trade group.
November 15, 2019
AI and ML come to GTM
Some vendors are incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning into their global trade management software. Here's how these technologies could improve trade compliance and classification.
October 16, 2019
Make the right (power) play
With more motive power options available than ever before, choosing the best one for your forklift fleet isn't easy. Here's what to consider before you make your pick.
August 19, 2019
National Forklift Safety Day 2019 focuses on progress, best practices
Speakers at annual event outline efforts to promote forklift safety, including practical steps to support operator and pedestrian safety.
June 18, 2019
Maritime industry faces obstacles to efficiency, productivity
Ocean carriers, ports, and drayage truckers are confronting challenges that will ultimately affect shippers, according to speakers at a recent trade and transportation conference.
June 6, 2019
Industry tracks dramatic rise in container ship fires
A series of fires on container ships this year alone has left importers with delayed, damaged, or destroyed cargo—and big insurance bills. Experts say there could be more to come.
May 28, 2019
Safer because they're sound
Maintaining your forklift fleet in tip-top condition plays an important role in keeping operators, pedestrians, and the workplace safe.
May 24, 2019