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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 1 8 16 COVER STORY 8 Shippers' Weight Problem With the IMO's new container weight mandate just four months away, multiple issues must be resolved. Will cargo owners be ready? SPECIAL REPORT: TRANS-PACIFIC MARITIME 16 Ready or Not, Here They Come East and West Coast ports are about to face an onslaught of mega-ships. Will they be up to the test? SPECIAL REPORT: COOL CARGOES 66 Thinking Inside the Box New refrigerated containers promise faster, more accurate, affordable cold chain monitoring and reporting. SPECIAL REPORT: 3PL REPORT: INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY 100 Peeling Off Turn Times LA-Long Beach terminals improve trucking efficiency with free-flow or dray-off programs, but the real benefits will come with automation. 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 60 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Oakland Funds Extended Gates The longer hours of operation will help ease cargo flows as the port transitions from five to four active terminals. Putting a Charge in California Ports With cargo volumes gorwing, electrification and clean technology may be the only way for container terminals to operate sustainably. 88 GOVERNMENT WATCH New Ideas on Port Productivity A report from a Commerce Department advisory committee suggests new ways to prevent supply chain disruption 94 DOMESTIC SURFACE Birth of the '3PLTL' With shipments and profits growing, third-party logistics providers are becoming an increasing force in the LTL market. C O L U M N S 4 SO THIS IS PROGRESS? By Chris Brooks 86 LABORING FOR PRODUCTIVITY By Gary Ferrulli 104 GTM IN THE CLOUD By Jerry Peck 114 AMAZON'S OCEAN PLAY By Peter Tirschwell 4 Spotlight 106 By the Numbers 107 Index 111 Classified Ads 112 Colin Barrett's Q&A 2016 V.17 N.5 CONTENTSMar.7

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