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October 1 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents October1 2018•Vol19•Issue20 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Special Reports 18 Cool Cargoes Reacting to change BCOs and carriers find reefer opportunities in both familiar and newfound places. 33 Asia Trade: Third-Quarter Review and Outlook Import growth wanes US-China tari -driven rush shows signs of early fading. Departments 15 International Maritime Gates open for imports Asia import shares grow at load center ports and even faster at second-tier competitors. 30 Government A 'yea' for drayage bill A new law expected to be enacted in 2019 would make shippers jointly liable for California labor violations. No piling on US federal regulators seek middle road in complaints on detention and demurrage. 47 Surface Transportation Pitching Technology Convincing truck drivers of technology's value is key to boosting e iciency and safety. All aboard? Distributors of goods face challenges to fully leverage freight visibility. 10 Cover Story Under pressure To placate C-Suite, US logistics managers scour ways to mitigate 2019 trucking costs. Columns 4 Instant quotes an instant risk? By Eric Johnson 26 Reefer trailers take to the rails By Lawrence J .Gross 46 No dramatic shi in Korea-US trade pact By Susan Kohn Ross 70 Missed connections By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 66 By the Numbers 67 Index 68 Colin Barrett's Q&A 69 Classified Ads Advertorials 49 Houston Trade 58 California Gateway

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