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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 66 50 6 Spotlight 72 By the Numbers 73 Index 76 Colin Barrett's Q&A 77 Classifi ed Ads E V E R Y I S S U E D E P A R T M E N T S 16 GOVERNMENT WATCH Chinese Checkers China's slow regulatory review leaves P3 carriers in a holding pattern. Tolling America Obama's $302 billion transportation plan gives states the choice of tolling existing interstates. 42 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Barcelona Blooms With a multibillion-dollar expansion in place, the Spanish port looks to attract more Asia cargo to southern Europe. 60 DOMESTIC SURFACE Tangled in Chicago Railroads in the nation's largest freight hub look to create lasting solutions after last winter's gridlock. C O L U M N S 4 CONRAD LEFT THEM LAUGHING By Joseph Bonney 48 WHAT PRICE SERVICE? By Gray Ferrulli 59 PUT DOWN THE DUCKIE! By Satish Jindel 78 TIME FOR AUTOMATED TRUCKS By Peter Tirschwell COVER STORY 10 End of the Tailspin? After a decade of market share losses, the air cargo industry looks to stem the shift of freight to other modes. SPECIAL REPORT: TOP 25 NORTH AMERICAN PORTS 20 PNW Ports' Drumroll Seattle and Tacoma face profound challenges to build effi ciency into port operations. F E A T U R E S 2014 V.15 N.10 CONTENTSMay12 SPECIAL REPORT: WAREHOUSING AND INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE 50 Stocking Up in a Tight Market Strong growth in inventories puts industrial real estate space at a premium. SPECIAL REPORT: QUARTERLY SHIPPER OUTLOOK 66 A Shipper's Perspective Bruce Carlton, head of the nation's largest shippers organization, opens up about trucking, ocean alliances and why BCOs are starting to smile. SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: COOL CARGOES The Bigger Chill

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