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Page 2 of 55 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 19 COVER STORY 10 Massive Asia-Europe Capacity Incoming A wave of new vessel deliveries to test shippers and carriers. SPECIAL REPORT: ROLL-ON, ROLL-OFF SHIPPING: NORTH AMERICAN OUTLOOK 19 Tuning Up a Balancing Act Automakers seek discipline in supply chains as inventories hit pre-recession highs and demand wanes. 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 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME NY-NJ Looks Inland — to Pennsylvania The New York-New Jersey port weighs new rail connections as the DC market explodes in the Lehigh Valley. Boxing In Grain New British Columbia grain transloading facility to offer improved options for grain shippers. 36 GOVERNMENT WATCH Report Downplays Cost of Low-Sulfur Fuel Carriers fear refiners may not be able to meet demand, escalating prices. 40 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION YRC Freight's Need for Speed Carrier will convert eight terminals to DCs and improve driver management to improve flow and free up capacity. Price Hikes Ahead With shippers nearing holiday season, signs point to increased costs in trucking shipments. C O L U M N S A D V E R T O R I A L 4 DON'T JUMP THE GUN By Mark Szakonyi 38 TRUMP'S POLICY ENIGMA By Susan Kohn Ross 45 MISSING THE BOAT By Gary Ferrulli 54 OAKLAND CONSOLIDATION: A WEST COAST MODEL By Peter Tirschwell 46 SOUTH CAROLINA TRADE AND LOGISTICS 6 Spotlight 50 By the Numbers 51 Advertiser Index 52 Colin Barrett's Q&A 53 Classified Ads 2017 V.18 N.18 CONTENTSSept.4

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