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.

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.
10 Toughest Places to Find Warehouse Space in 2016
Vacancy rates for warehouse space continue to fall, with available space nationwide at its lowest point this century, thanks a heightened demand for distribution facilities. This slideshow takes a look at the ten toughest places to find warehouse vacancies in 2016.
Logistics Hall of Fame—Class of 2016
The Logistics Hall of Fame honors some of the most significant logistics achievements of the past 500 years.
Who Do You Trust to Run the Nation's Supply Chain? 1
A head-to-head comparison between the two candidates for U.S. President and their positions on key industrial issues.
Top 10 Most Logistically-Friendly Countries of 2016
A look at the key areas where each of the 10 most logistics-friendly countries and city-states excel against the rest of the world.
We're On the Eve of Disruption
E-commerce is here and it's not going away. How is your supply chain going to deal with the growing demands of omni-channel?
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