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.
A TMS partnership that spells sweet success
Outsourcing its transportation and logistics function is allowing snack manufacturer Lenny & Larry's to better manage growth and focus on its core competency: making cookies.
September 13, 2019
Getting smart with conveyor design
Simulation technology is making it easier to see how well a new or upgraded conveyor system will meet long-term demands and accommodate evolving business needs.
August 14, 2019
Truck driver shortage hits 15-year high, ATA says
The trucking industry was short nearly 61,000 drivers in 2018, a figure that could rise to 100,000 in five years, association report shows.
August 2, 2019
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