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.

Digitalization Boosts Demand for Supply Chain Software
The market for supply chain software has risen to $13 billion, thanks in part to a rising demand for agility.
10 Best Schools for a Supply Chain Education, Class of 2017
MH&L's annual look at the top 10 U.S. university programs for supply chain management and logistics.
Top 25 Supply Chains of 2017
Our annual look at the Top 25 (plus 3) Supply Chains reveals what the best manufacturers and retailers are achieving as they manage their global operations.
Dirty Little Secrets of the Supply Chain 
There's no chance that your company's products are the end result of forced labor, right? Are you sure?
Making Material Handling Fun and Exciting Again 
UniCarriers' James Radous explains how his company has found success in recruiting young people to the material handling industry.
Top 10 Forklift Manufacturers of 2017
Our annual look at the 10 largest global manufacturers of lift trucks ranked by revenue.
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.
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