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Page 2 of 63 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 27 COVER STORY 10 Road Warriors The U.S. economy may be weak, but Old Dominion Freight Line shows there's still plenty of room for growth in LTL trucking. SPECIAL REPORT: CONTAINER SHIPPING 27 Better Stowage, Improved Productivity Collaboration on how containers are loaded on ship would bring new efficiencies to congested ports. 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 19 GOVERNMENT WATCH Block Exemptions to Stay for Now Singapore allows carrier alliances through 2020, while Hong Kong will keep the status quo through its investigative process. US to Levy Fines on Driver Coercion A new FMCSA regulation creates channels for drivers to report suspected coercion tactics. 22 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Seeking to Right 'Wrongful' Fees Shippers and truckers continue their battle over West Coast demurrage and detention claims. A Turnaround in Turn Times? Los Angeles-Long Beach service times improve inside the gates, but wait times vary from terminal to terminal. 52 DOMESTIC SURFACE CN Rail Envisions US Gulf Gateway Mobile's new intermodal terminal, designed to move import containers into the Midwest, will open in May. US Auto Sales Rev Up Freight Demand Low interest rates and fuel prices combine with higher wages to keep prospects bright for new-vehicle sales in 2016. C O L U M N S 4 THE YEAR THAT WAS By Chris Brooks 26 NO SLOW-STEAMING IN CHANGES IN SHIPPING By Gary Ferrulli 50 YRC'S CAPTAIN AT THE WHEEL By Satish Jindel 62 CONSOLIDATION WON'T DENT COMPETITION By Peter Tirschwell 6 Spotlight 56 By the Numbers 57 Index 60 Colin Barrett's Q&A 61 Classified Ads 2015 V.16 N.25 CONTENTSDec.14

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