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.
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
Delivering the forklift safety message
Don Buckman brings 25 years of industrial safety experience to his role as chair of National Forklift Safety Day 2019. Here's what's on his agenda.
May 17, 2019
Trade experts counsel measured response to China tariffs
Warning there may be more pain ahead, speakers at an international trade conference offered do's and don'ts for mitigating the impact of higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
April 22, 2019
Keep your cool
Shipping perishable products by air? Here are five steps shippers can take to help ensure proper temperatures throughout the journey.
April 4, 2019
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