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March 18 2019 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents March 18 2019 • Vol 20 • Issue 6 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce 10 Cover Story Amazon spreads ocean reach E-tailer's full impact on container shipping and expansive supply chain is emerging. Special Reports 20 South America Trade and Logistics Clouds li on trade Growth in Brazilian container trades anticipated aer slow start to year. Treading firmly Trucker strife resurfaces in Brazil, but retribution fears lessen protests. 27 Port Productivity Growth pressures Montreal port is confident its focus on workforce and rail fluidity issues will meet volume demands. Making Black Sea waves Ukraine ports grab a bigger slice of Asia trade, a result of customs reforms and terminal upgrades. 36 Top 25 Truckload and LTL Carriers A slower gear Top 25 LTL and truckload carriers saw growth explode in 2018, but expectations are more muted this year. Departments 15 International Maritime Playing to advantage NVOs to gain aer shippers are burned by carrier failure to honor contract commitments. Consortia flashpoint Block exemption debate reveals larger shipper-carrier divide. 26 Government Probe put to rest US Justice Department satisfied aer investigation of the global container shipping industry. 42 Surface Transportation Pricing power stalling Indices indicate slower growth this year for US trucking companies despite healthy demand. Hitting the road Available truck capacity to accelerate as new truck registrations escalate in the first half. Columns 4 Low-sulfur caveats By Mark Szakonyi 62 A deal is a deal By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 58 By the Numbers 59 Index 60 Colin Barrett's Q&A 61 Classified Ads Advertorial 46 Canada Trade 2019

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