Dave Blanchard

Editorial Director / Associate Publisher,
Material Handling & Logistics

During his career Dave Blanchard has led the editorial management of many of Penton Media's best-known brands, including the company's flagship title, IndustryWeek, as well as Logistics Today (now Material Handling & Logistics), Supply Chain Technology News and Business Finance. With over 25 years of experience, Dave literally wrote the book on supply chain management, Supply Chain Management Best Practices (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), which has been translated into several languages and is currently in its second edition. He is also the supply chain subject matter expert for Penton's Supply Chain & Manufacturing Group. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

Best Forklifts of 2017 Awards
The 2017 International Forklift of the Year Awards honor industrial trucks and solutions that best showcase innovations in warehousing and intralogistics technology.
Supply Chains Are Turning to Tech to Plug the Expectation Gap 
Humans need to step up their game if they want to keep pace with their automated co-workers.
They Work Hard for No Money  1
Are warehouse robots here to help or replace humans?
Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain 1
Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Is your company ready for this evolution?
30 Supply Chain Leaders Under 30—Class of 2017
Meet 30 supply chain Millennials whose many and diverse accomplishments bode well for the future of the industry.
How Many Forklifts Is Too Many? 
Make sure your operations and finance departments are on the same page before investing in capital equipment.
ProMat 2017: The Industry on Display
ProMat 2017 provides a look at the material handling solutions in use today and the technologies that will advance the industry in the years ahead.
Top 10 Most Popular Moving Destinations of 2017 1
Warmer climates continue to be the most popular moving destinations for the U.S. working population.
What Matters Most to You About Your Job? 
Material handling and logistics managers are deepy invested in keeping the U.S. supply chain humming along.
Separate Yourself from the Competition: MH&L 2017 Salary Survey Comments
Staying competitive by developing and retaining the best workforce possible is of prime concern to material handling and logistics managers.
MH&L's 2017 Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $97,526.
Taking Care of Business: MH&L's 2017 Salary Survey 
Material handling and logistics professionals share their feelings about the industry, their employees, their bosses and the size of their paychecks.
2016: The Supply Chain Year in Review
A month-by-month look back at a remarkable year and some of the most impactful stories affecting the nation's supply chains.
The More Things Change, the More You Have to Change with Them 
Are you dealing with change, or is change dealing with you?
Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016
MH&L honors the achievements and initiatives from the past year that are most likely to improve supply chains for years to come.
MH&L Hot Topics

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