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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 COVER STORY 10 Hapag-Lloyd Maps a New Route With losses mounting and no big ships on the horizon, the German carrier is seeking stability in some unconventional places. SPECIAL REPORT: ASIA MARITIME 20 Big Profi ts, Waning Excitement Will reforms governing foreign investment and anti-monopoly law revive U.S. exporters' enthusiasm about China? SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. GULF REPORT 47 Investing to Boost Capacity Gulf ports are putting the fi nishing touches on dredging and terminal projects ahead of the Panama Canal expansion. 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 Couriers in China: Clearly Confused A move to liberalize China's domestic package delivery sector leaves UPS, FedEx and others searching for answers. A Smarter Way to Find the Fakes? A new Customs pilot program aims to reduce costly examinations targeting counterfeit goods. 38 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Savannah Digs Deep for Growth The Georgia port is leveraging its congestion-free terminal and a deepening project to go after Midwest cargo. 68 DOMESTIC SURFACE Peak Performance Strong summer growth in containerized imports points to a busy fall for trucking and intermodal rail. C O L U M N S A D V E R T O R I A L 4 PAYING THE PRICE AT PORTS By Joseph Bonney 43 THE REAL COST OF CARRIER COST-CUTTING By Lawrence Gross 46 WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND By Gary Ferrulli 86 THE BIG SHIP PROBLEM By Peter Tirschwell 73 CALIFORNIA GATEWAY 6 Spotlight 80 By the Numbers 81 Index 84 Colin Barrett's Q&A 85 Classifi ed Ads 2014 V.15 N.21 CONTENTSOct.13 Cover Photo: Frank Gaertner / Shutterstock.com 20 SPECIAL REPORT: INLAND DISTRIBUTION 57 Winter Forecast: Better Traction Railroads implement new measures to guard against a repeat of weather-related gridlock in Chicago.

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