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The Journal of Commerce (USPS 279 – 060), ISSN 1530-7557, January 7, 2019, Volume 20, Issue No. 1. The Journal of Commerce is published bi-weekly except the last week in December (printed 25 times per year) by JOC Group Inc., 450 West 33rd St., 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001. Subscription price: $595 a year. Periodicals postage paid at New York, N.Y., and additional mailing offices. © All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be copied or reprinted without written permission from the publisher. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to The Journal of Commerce, Subscription Services Department, 450 West 33rd St., 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001. Januar y 7 2019 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents 2019 ANNUAL REVIEW & OUTLOOK 82 Government Trucker hours rule moves to foreground US regulators focus on possible changes to HOS rules to restore lost flexibility. Certain uncertainty The trade community is bracing for another rocky year of potential US policy changes. 92 Surface Transportation Capacity pressure eases, slowly Shippers should find it easier to get a truck this year, as US economic growth moderates, but supply chain complexities will keep pressure on capacity. The quest for new drivers Pay hikes, training, and apprenticeships are geared for new generation of blue-collar workers. Resetting supply chain clocks Shippers need to manage hours, not just assets, to create additional truck capacity. Space exploration Technology's true value for shippers is finding capacity where they didn't know it existed. 114 Logistics Where technology meets pricing Global 3PLs in a race with start-ups to deliver greater visibility and dynamic pricing to customers. Real estate's tight quarters With space at a premium, shippers are willing to pay more for warehousing closer to population centers. 136 Air Cargo Online giants tighten the reins Explosive demand is spurring e-sellers to build their own air cargo capacity. 30 92 114 136 The Journal of Commerce Executive Editor, The Journal of Commerce and JOC Events: Chris Brooks 609 649 2181, Executive Editor, The Journal of Commerce and Mark Szakonyi 202 872 1234, Managing Editor: Barbara Wyker 908 507 4802, Senior Editors: William B. Cassidy Trucking and Domestic Transportation 202 872 1228, Bill Mongelluzzo West Coast 562 428 5999, Hugh Morley Northeast, Mexico 646 679 3475, Eric Johnson Technology 213 444 9326, Janet Nodar Breakbulk and Heavy Li 251 473 2742, Greg Knowler Europe +44 7976798770, Turloch Mooney Global Ports +852 9011 9109, Associate Editor: Ari Ashe Southeast Ports, Intermodal Rail 202 548 7895, Web Editor: Joseph Lazzaro 917 309 0148, Data Analyst: Marcin Lejk +44 58 741 62 70, Shipper Engagement Manager: Dustin Braden 646 679 3450, Senior Content Editor: Alessandra Gregory Barrett, 860 248 5238 Senior Designer: Sue Abt, 862 371 3534, Designer: Bryan Boyd, 908 910 7849, Publisher: Tony Stein, 770 295 8809, Sales: Cindy Cronin, Strategic Account Manager Southeast, Gulf, Canada sales, 954 260 6061 Jean Gibbons, Senior Sales Executive West Coast, Midwest sales, 706 469 7160 Ria Van den Bogaert, Sales Representative Europe, Middle East sales, +32 2 569 8905 Alex Remstein, Associate Sales Specialist Reprints/Classifieds/Copyrights, 646 679 3418 For Magazine Subscription Customer Service: 450 West 33rd St., 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001 800 952 3839 Executive Director, Editorial Content, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit, Peter Tirschwell Executive Director, Media & Events, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit, Amy Middlebrook Manager, Production, Carmen Verenna Product Manager, JOC, Jesse Case ©2019 The Journal of Commerce — All Rights Reserved For more information, visit our website,

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