Bob Trebilcock is the editorial director of Supply Chain Management Review and the executive editor of Modern Materials Handling. Trebilcock grew up in warehousing, distribution and manufacturing, working in his family’s industrial packaging business. This included three years working in and managing a pallet manufacturing plant and another three years in procurement and sales in his family’s organization. He has been a writer and editor for consumer and trade publications for more than thirty years.
As a consumer, personal finance and health reporter, his work has appeared in magazines as diverse the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping, Prevention, and MoneyWatch, the personal finance website of CBS News. Trebilcock is a past winner of a Clarion Award for magazine writing.
As a trade magazine writer and editor, he has written about issues related to diversity in the workplace and marketplace for DiversityInc, and written about logistics and supply chain management in the commercial aviation space for Aviation Week.
Trebilcock has followed trends in materials handling automation and technology for Modern Materials Handling since 1984. He has been the executive editor of Modern Materials Handling since 2009 and became editorial director of Supply Chain Management Review in July 2013.
He graduated with a BFA from Bowling Green State University in 1977 and lives with his family in Keene, New Hampshire.