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Page 2 of 55 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 20 COVER STORY 10 Going Gray The nation's three largest ports seek new frameworks to resolve a chassis market in crisis. SPECIAL REPORT: CONTAINER SHIPPING: PEAK SEASON FORECAST 20 Sea Change Shippers' fears of West Coast labor disruption tilt the import advantage to the East and create an earlier-than-usual peak season. SPECIAL REPORT: TRUCKING MARKET REPORT 42 Trucking's Green Sprouts Fueling trucks with natural gas slashes emissions, but high costs keep CNG and LNG conversions in a lower gear. F E A T U R E S E V E R Y I S S U E D E P A R T M E N T S 16 GOVERNMENT WATCH Selling the 2M The combined market share of Maersk and MSC in the major trades will help determine whether their proposed VSA passes the regulatory test. Trusted Trade Rebirth Customs launches a security program integrating C-TPAT and ISA that offers new benefits to importers. 38 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Long Beach's New Man at the Helm Former FedEx Canada CEO Jon Slangerup vows to improve services and mend port-city relationships. 46 DOMESTIC SURFACE Raising the Roof on Freight Residents' fight against a CSX tunnel through Washington, D.C., is just part of a broader pushback on freight. C O L U M N S 4 BREAKING BAD By Chris Brooks 15 MANAGING YOUR STAFF By Jerry Peck 41 WAREHOUSING'S REACH By Jon DeCesare 54 A DARKER OUTLOOK GETS DARKER By Peter Tirschwell 6 Spotlight 48 By the Numbers 49 Index 52 Colin Barrett's Q&A 53 Classified Ads 2014 V.15 N.15 CONTENTSJuly21

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