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.
Automotive supply chain braces for change
USMCA will yield long-term gains, but short-term cost increases will shift supply chain landscape, company survey shows.
January 10, 2019
Trade group boasts ambitious retail-focused policy agenda for 2019
Privacy issues, trade concerns and infrastructure improvements top retail industry's policy to-do list in the new congressional session, trade association leaders say.
January 9, 2019
Grocery fulfillment goes high-tech
E-commerce continues to change the grocery market, as companies seek to meet click-and-collect demands with innovative fulfillment solutions and strategies.
January 8, 2019
Trade, tariffs top list of supply chain issues in 2019
Industry keeps an eye on trade following signing of USMCA, 90-day tariff pause.
December 28, 2018
Spirit of innovation
For distilled spirits supplier, combined AS/RS, WES solution improves warehouse efficiency.
December 24, 2018
A time-saving solution
As sales volume grew, furniture maker Inmod needed a faster way to process shipments. The Kuebix TMS solved the problem and more.
November 29, 2018
Freight futures market to ease spot rate volatility, company says
FreightWaves says forthcoming Freight Futures Exchange will help shippers and trucking companies mitigate risk, ease pricing volatility in trucking market.
November 28, 2018
2019 Trend Watch: Livin' in the future
The race toward automation continues, as a rise in goods-to-person fulfillment, increased adoption of warehouse execution systems, and greater use of autonomous mobile robots top the list of material handling technology trends to watch in 2019.
November 26, 2018
AI on the rise
More than 32 percent of workers are already exposed to some form of AI on the job, survey says.
November 19, 2018
Robots to the rescue
When peak season rolled around each year, workers at Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe's DC struggled to keep up with orders. Automated equipment and robotic pickers have changed all that.
November 16, 2018