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September 17 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents September 17 2018 • Vol 19 • Issue 19 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Special Reports 20 Container Shipping Dangers lurk Just as market fundamentals improve, new threats surface for container shipping. 36 Intermodal Market Intermodal test time As peak season kicks in, healthy economy and tight capacity will put rails to the test. 45 Global Logistics Focus Blocking and tackling A new study from CargoX shows potential of blockchain to eliminate shipping's paper trail. Departments 16 International Maritime Sidestepping the border US Southeast importers of goods from Mexico turn to water route. Dynamic and real-time A responsive port truck appointment system comes into view in Southern California. 33 Government A break on hours US trucking regulators consider changes in hours-of-service rules. Fair warning US shipping industry details costs of tariffs to demand and equipment. 42 Surface Transportation Appalachia rail A new inland port extends Savannah's reach and gives shippers more choices in final-mile routing. Bulking up for containers PSA investment boosts prospects for western Canadian inland port. 10 Cover Story Hardly instant Providing instant quotes challenges container shipping amid competitive threat. Columns 4 Off-road thinking By Mark Szakonyi 49 Blocking out the disruptors By Henrik Hvid Jensen 39 Intermodal's Rx for further growth By Ted Prince 41 North America's intermodal acceleration By Joni Casey 32 Connected, yet apart By Gary Ferrulli 102 Pooling toward solutions By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 6 Ad Index 100 Colin Barrett's Q&A 101 Classified Ads

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