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Page 2 of 57 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 32 COVER STORY 10 Late Gates for NY-NJ? With new alliances and bigger ships coming, pressure builds for New York-New Jersey terminals to extend hours of operation. SPECIAL REPORT: JOC GUIDE TO WAREHOUSING/INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE 19 Where the Action Is Bigger ships and rapid growth in e-commerce are triggering increasing transloading activity near US ports. SPECIAL REPORT: WEST COAST PORTS 32 Going for the Flow West Coast ports aim to boost their share of Asian imports by focusing on infrastructure and efficiency, . 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 18 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Doubling Down on Big Ships A new technology system will help the Panama Canal coordinate and expedite transits of mega-ships. 28 GOVERNMENT WATCH Planning for the Worst A Federal Maritime Commission official advocates emergency funds for the three restructured shipping alliances. 44 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION Seeking That Perfect Match Shippers see a glaring gap in the development of a clearinghouse to sync import and export containers. LTL's Port Draw Container-repositioning costs and a shortage of equipment offer opportunities for less-than-truckload carriers closer to ports. Fueling Volatility Motor carriers and shippers struggle with Mexico's fuel price liberalization scheme. C O L U M N S 4 'GRAY' AREA OF AUTHORITY By Mark Szakonyi 30 SKEPTICISM IS NATURAL By Gary Ferrulli 43 INTERMODAL'S SEA CHANGE By Lawrence J. Gross 54 NEED FOR SPEED AT LA-LB By Peter Tirschwell 6 Spotlight 50 By the Numbers 51 Index 52 Colin Barrett's Q&A 53 Classified Ads 2017 V.18 N.7 CONTENTSApr.3

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