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November 12 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents November 12 2018 • Vol 19 • Issue 23 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Special Reports 17 Container Shipping Cost calculations Carriers offer wide range of forecasts for costs to meet IMO low-sulfur mandate. 29 Asia-Europe Carriers and Ports Divergent supply and demand Asia-Europe container shipping balance eludes carriers seeking strategy for profitability. 40 Fast Freight: Managing Time Critical Shipments It's (not all) about time Shippers increasingly pushed to get goods to market fast, but price does come into play. Departments 14 International Maritime A problem money can't solve Analysts say much needs to be done to unclog bottlenecks at US ports, rails, and roads. Prepared for takeoff Asia air freight carriers say they are confident of meeting peak-season space needs. 36 Government Canada's turn Yet-to-be-implemented ELD mandate to further tighten Canadian trucking capacity. 37 Surface Transportation Europe lis rails Tightening truck capacity gives containerized rail an opening. Peaking prices Tariffs lead to front-loading of shipments and tight capacity sparks increased rates. 10 Cover Story Merging platforms The E2open-INTTRA deal heralds the evolution of supply chain management soware. Commentaries 4 Collaboration imperative By William B. Cassidy 34 Weighing benefits of subsidies By Gary Ferrulli 54 Waiting for blockchain By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 50 By the Numbers 51 Index 52 Colin Barrett's Q&A 53 Classified Ads Advertorial 44 Northeast Logistics

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