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June 10 2019 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents June 10 2019 • Vol 20 • Issue 12 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Columns 4 Bold moves, big questions By Mark Szakonyi 29 Enshrouded in uncertainty By Gary Ferrulli 70 Digital stars align By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 66 By the Numbers 67 Index 68 Colin Barrett's Q&A 69 Classified Ads Advertorial 50 Florida Trade 10 Cover Story Tariff gloom Trade war casts shadow on ocean and surface freight networks. Special Reports 20 Canada Shipping and Trade Princely plans Port of Prince Rupert maps major expansion as dual Vancouver projects jockey. Terminal fixation DP World and PSA International expand operations in Canada via acquisitions in Vancouver and Halifax. Deadline crunch Vancouver seeks to keep drivers moving while negotiating a new drayage plan. Apt apps for fluidity Class I railroads using technology to speed processing of paperwork through truck gates. 32 Container Innovation Tidying up As shippers demand cargo visibility, TMS operators seek to streamline track-and-trace capabilities. Visibly a better fit Rate and contract management systems are paying off for shippers with siloed procurement processes. 38 3PL Midyear Review and Outlook Show them the money Digital forwarders expanding regional reach through venture capital investments. Maersk moves inland In shiing APM Terminals' landside operations, the company has taken the latest step to becoming a global integrator. Large 3PLs conquer headwinds Despite growing economic uncertainty, DSV, K+N, and CEVA increased volumes and profits last year. Departments 17 International Maritime Not dead in the water No consensus on lower ship speeds was reached, but IMO will take it up again in November. Pending channel limits accelerate widening push With green light expected on legislation, Houston wants to expedite ship channel widening project. 30 Government A tariff waiting game US ports say a tariff hike on cranes and boxes will impede investments. Teens in the seats? The FMCSA seeks comments on a pilot program allowing teenagers to drive heavy trucks. 47 Surface Transportation J.B. Hunt mixing it up Intermodal trucker introduces 360box, blending load-matching and trailer assets. Taking care of business Amazon and Walmart plan to negotiate more deals with railroads, using few channel partners.

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