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May 28 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 3 www.joc.com 36 Driving auto shipper fears US automotive shippers face head-on truck capacity and tari• threats. 38 Heavy headwinds Global politics threaten to so€ en demand for exports of US heavy machiner y. 42 Outbound woes For ag ricultural exporters, getting product to ports gets even more di• icult when ELD comes into play. 46 Soothing paper cuts Forest product and paper industry exports rebound as environmental regulations ease. 54 Toy transformer As e-commerce impacts brick-and-mortar store sales, US import gateways await domino e• ect. 58 Building volume Imports of household goods jump as home projects and construction soar on economic strength. 60 On the big and small screen China dominates US electronics imports as trend builds to manufacturing TVs in Asian nation. 66 No rental relief Rising NY-NJ demand for warehouse space is unlikely to ease rental rates despite new projects. 70 NEXT for imports MOL Group teams up with digital platform to secure US truck capacity for Asian vendors. 72 INTTRA's rate dive Platform's evolution into rate management unnerves some of its partners. 78 Performance check Hopes build on a NY-NJ truck-tracking system as port stakeholders seek to reduce turn times. 80 Chassis options The Port of New York and New Jersey has opened a fourth chassis pool, improving equipment utilization. 82 PierPass 2.0 loading error? Los Angeles-Long Beach flat fee proposal misses the mark, retail importers say. 86 Lagging e-rules Importers and exporters advised to be diligent as e-commerce brings new challenges. JOC TOP 100 26 Importers 16 Exporters May‡28 2018‡‡•‡‡Vol‡19‡‡•‡‡Issue‡11 Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence. Since 1827. The Journal of Commerce Columns 4 Next for NYSHEX By Mark Szakonyi 75 On my 'watch' list By Gary Ferrulli 102 Matters of detail and trust By Peter Tirschwell Every Issue 6 Spotlight 98 By the Numbers 99 Index 100 Colin Barrett's Q&A 101 Classified Ads Advertorial 87 Philadelphia Logistics 10 Cover Story Double danger Tari• s and trucking pose the biggest threats to US importers and exporters

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