Dave Blanchard
Editor-in-Chief of Material Handling & Logistics

Dave Blanchard is Editor-in-Chief of the U.S. magazine "Material Handling & Logistics" based in Cleveland, Ohio. He also provides the "IndustryWeek" audience his expertise in supply chain management and technology, reporting on topics ranging from logistics, procurement and inventory management to warehousing and distribution to lean supply chains.

With over 25 years of experience, Dave literally wrote the book on supply chain management, Supply Chain Management Best Practices (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Throughout his lengthy career at Penton, he has been the chief editor of several Penton brands, including Supply Chain Technology News, Logistics Today, Business Finance, and IndustryWeek. Dave is an award-winning journalist and has been twice named one of the nation’s top columnists by the American Society of Business Publications Editors. 

Dave received his B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University, and was a high school teacher prior to his joining the publishing industry.

He is married and has two daughters.




Material Handling & Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics helps material handling experts make, store, move & compete more effectively. When it comes to the supply chain, MH&L has it covered: warehousing, material handling equipment, transportation strategies, sustainability, logistics, global commerce, distribution, regulatory compliance, workforce management, new technology and automation. With our media combination, MH&L offers the most comprehensive coverage of the supply chain.

PUBLICATION FREQUENCY    10 times a year
CIRCULATION    50,000 copies
TARGET GROUP Managers in logistics and supply chain management
SPECIAl ISSUES Annual Buyer's Guide issue every July/August