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August 6 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 www.joc.com Contents August6 2018•Vol19•Issue16 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Special Reports 19 Pacific Northwest Gateway Railing against lost share The ports of Tacoma and Seattle blame cheaper rail rates in Canada for their loss in Asia import share. 26 Trans-Atlantic Carriers and Ports Stable but hardly reliable Trans-Atlantic trade is marred by decline in carrier reliability amid capacity injections. Departments 16 International Maritime Growing need for speed? A new expedited eastbound trans-Pacific service will test BCO demand for guaranteed delivery. Storm on the horizon Carriers act to curb capacity as volumes decline and tariƒs pressure trade. 33 Government Tari exposure widens Tariƒs would hit a third of imports from China and raise chassis and container costs. 36 Surface Transportation Exchanging guarantees In a tight trucking market, shippers increasingly are promising volumes to secure capacity. 10 Cover Story Building blockchains Questions abound in the long, slow march to adoption in shipping and logistics Columns 4 Harrison's unfinished legacy By Mark Szakonyi 18 The bad … and the ugly By Gary Ferrulli 38 Move early — if not too late By Lawrence J. Gross 62 Red sky at morning By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 40 Colin Barrett's Q&A 59 By the Numbers 60 Index 61 Classified Ads Advertorial 41 Port of Baltimore

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