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Page 2 of 119 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 25 COVER STORY 10 Shipping's Tech Boom — or Blip A new wave of startups is intent on revolutionizing container shipping. Is a major transformation under way? SPECIAL REPORT: CONTAINER SHIPPING 25 Keying a Gateway Restructured alliances and carrier mergers have the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach weighing a gateway strategy. SPECIAL REPORT: INTERMODAL 34 Smoothing Cargo Flow A new US-Mexico rail cargo processing facility will speed clearance of trains at the Laredo border crossing. 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 22 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Canada's Growth Spurt Volume surges at the country's four largest container ports as strong economic growth spurs import and export gains. 24 GOVERNMENT WATCH Breathing Room State enforcement agencies give a three-month reprieve to truckers for installation of mandated ELDs. 40 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION Truck Rental Woes Short-term leasing of trucks to grow more complex and pricey with ELD mandate. C O L U M N S 4 TECHNOLOGY'S TRANSPORTATION CREEP By Hugh R. Morley 46 HARVEY'S HEAVY TOLL By Peter Tirschwell 6 Spotlight 42 By the Numbers 43 Index 44 Colin Barrett's Q&A 45 Classifi ed Ads 2017 V.18 N.19 CONTENTSSept.18 INSIDE: 1A-72A

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