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July 23 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 www.joc.com Contents July 23 2018 • Vol 19 • Issue 15 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Special Reports 10 Peak-Season Forecast: Ocean and Intermodal Stormy peak rolls in Tit-for-tat tariffs and fuel costs are unnerving US importers of Asia goods. 36 Trucking Midyear Review and Outlook 'Unprecedented' trucking conditions Tight truck capacity elevates pricing, and there's not much shippers can do to change the trend. Departments 24 International Maritime Illuminating black holes Technology providers seek to resolve operational visibility issues at marine terminals. Picking up the tracking tab Rate of track-and-trace adoption hinges o n who pays. NY-NJ's export rebound Bridge elevation and port improvements lauded for growth in exports at bi-state port. 28 Government Equity opportunity? Truckers and BCOs back an FMC delay in revamped PierPass fee structure. It's about time Congress takes up hours-of-service rules for truckers in wake of mandated ELDs. And then there were two Shippers question the effectiveness of the FMC with just two of five board members. 31 Surface Transportation ELD's northern push Canada catches the ELD cold — capacity tightens for trucking companies, shippers, and railroads. Roadrunner's rebound With its accounting snag resolved, the trucking operator is on the route to recovery. Amazon delivers The e-retail giant is looking to develop a last-mile/last-touch delivery network with the help of large, small, and new companies. Columns 4 On water and oil By Mark Szakonyi 46 Reacting to tragedy By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 42 By the Numbers 43 Index 44 Colin Barrett's Q&A 45 Classified Ads

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