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Januar y 6 2020 | The Journal of Commerce 1 Contents Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. Columns 4 Manifest 2020 By Mark Szakonyi 6 Voices of 2019 144 Breaking the digitization bottleneck By Peter Tirschwell Infographics 33 Changes in MPV/HL operators 72 Sailing toward zero-emission container shipping 142 Commentary Index 143 Classifieds 22 Maritime Press repeat Trans-Pacific lines look to manage capacity and pass fuel costs on to customers. Trading blows Escalating tari s threaten to undermine the trans-Atlantic trade. Fleeting recovery Asia-Europe rate increases are likely to be short-lived amid lackluster demand. Stuck in the middle Despite an improving MPV/HL market, thin margins and tight budgets are the new normal. Predictive positioning Chassis providers hope fleet upgrades and better forecasting make for smooth sailing again in 2020. Coastal recoup US West Coast ports are competing through infrastructure and technology. Making room US East Coast ports vie for rising volumes. Narrowing gulf Shi ing Asia volumes drive US Gulf Coast port infrastructure investments. Replacement routes Mexico aims to o er viable alternatives to its tight trucking market. In Sync Canadian ports are preparing for future strong growth. Keeping current Ports are using information portals to propel data sharing. January 6 2020•Vol21•Issue1 The Journal of Commerce 2020 vision Finding balance amid volatility In Perspective Lawrence J. Gross Will US intermodal escape another 'annus horribilis' in 2020? Lars Jensen Lasting impact Satish Jindel It takes more than being digital to disrupt Je Tucker The new procurement imperative Steve Walker The oblivion paradox 2020 Annual Review & Outlook

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