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October 28 2019 | The Journal of Commerce 3 Contents October 28 2019 • Vol 20 • Issue 22 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce 10 Special Report: Inland Distribution Turn signals The US trucking market is gearing up for a rebound in 2020 Low visibility A lack of data is delaying US–Mexico truck freight Changing tastes The evolution of retail and restaurant supply chains will challenge US trucking Special Reports 28 Special Report: Port Productivity: First-Half 2019 Rankings Losing battle Container port stays are rising despite terminal productivity improvements Empty gains NY–NJ truckers say excess empties are hurting drayage efficiency Driving efficiency Collaboration has helped LA–LB truck turn times reach a near six-year low 40 Special Report: North American Export Outlook An irreplaceable market Growing US exports to Southeast Asia can't offset declining volumes to China 44 Special Report: Top 50 Global Logistics Providers Before the trade wars The top global logistics providers prospered in a tumultuous 2018 The more you know A tie-up with Portrix will advance Xeneta's forwarding soware integration Departments 22 International Maritime Small but hungry The largest NVOs are losing Asia–US market share Booster shot Trans-Atlantic carriers are increasing capacity ahead of tariffs 26 Government Reasonable assessment The US STB is urging cooperation on rail demurrage issues 50 Surface Transportation Failure to launch Peak season US intermodal volumes have disappointed Core refocus Roadrunner's truckload cuts sent a warning to shippers Free for all Convoy is targeting low-volume shippers with a free TMS Columns 4 Full ships, firm backbones By Mark Szakonyi 27 Missed opportunity By Lars Jensen 62 The cost of going green By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 58 By the Numbers 60 Colin Barrett's Q&A 61 Classified Ads

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