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Victoria Kickham

Senior Editor

Victoria Kickham started her career as a newspaper reporter in the Boston area before moving into B2B journalism. She has covered manufacturing, distribution and supply chain issues for a variety of publications in the industrial and electronics sectors, and now writes about everything from forklift batteries to omnichannel business trends for DC Velocity.

Articles by Victoria Kickham

Trucking companies still under pressure to find drivers
First-quarter turnover rate presents muddled picture of labor market for drivers as firms get creative with efforts to attract women to the industry.
July 19, 2019

Seeing is believing
Pick-by-vision project speeds up case-handling and cart-picking processes at supply chain solutions provider Arvato's DC.
July 19, 2019

Paving the way for women in transportation: interview with Brie Carere
FedEx's Brie Carere is using her passion for global logistics to inspire other women to pursue careers in the fast-changing, technology-driven, opportunity-filled industry.
July 17, 2019

Four back-to-basics steps for picking
A sound process and solid design are fundamental to the picking operation in a distribution center—long before automation comes into play, experts say.
July 8, 2019

Lakefront Futures launches Trucking Derivatives Group
Chicago-based brokerage firm establishes risk hedging group focused on trucking and freight shipping.
June 24, 2019

Mobility, partial automation dominate in the warehouse
By 2024, six out of 10 companies will use warehouse automation to enhance the human element, not replace it, Zebra Technologies study shows.
June 19, 2019

Power play for battery technology
The promise of greater productivity and reduced maintenance is driving interest in lithium-ion batteries for material handling equipment.
June 7, 2019

Pick up the pace with new picking technologies
Innovations in voice, wearable, and robotic picking technologies are helping companies boost productivity in the distribution center through faster, more accurate piece-picking operations.
April 22, 2019

Collaborating to improve productivity
Medical apparel maker Healing Hands Scrubs meets growth demands with "Chuck," a collaborative robot.
April 5, 2019

Home Delivery World: Last mile is the critical mile
Tech executive emphasizes customer relationships, shifting business models in a complex omnichannel environment.
April 5, 2019

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