International Logistics

Gene Seroka at TPM 2017

Detailing two topics discussed at length at TPM 2017, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka joined JOC.com for a discussion of HPEC — the Harbor Performance Enhancement Center, as well as a new partnership with General Electric Transportation on a portal/information sharing system. "This will provide visibility on cargo coming into Los Angeles 14 days before ship arrival," Seroka said.


Hapag-Lloyd joins group of carriers that charge for refrigerated container gensets.

The debate shows the growing maturity of the industry’s embrace of a slew of startups using digital and other technology.

Brad Jacobs Keynote TPM 2017

The e-commerce boom helped balance 2016's weakened intermodal market, said XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs. In this interview, the TPM 2017 Keynote Speaker summarizes the main points of his presentation -- importance of technology and globalization of trade -- and integration future for XPO.


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It's not so much disruptive technology that we need to consider, it's the points of tech evolution that will change customer expectations, said Panalpina's Senior Vice President Joshua Bowen.


Allcargo said despite stagnant demand, its core “multimodal transport operations” arm increased volumes.

Growth in US containerized exports continues, but slows, despite uncertainties over the direction of US trade policy, a strong dollar, and growing competition.

US and Mexican authorities have closed down the largest US-Mexico truck crossing point.

Nippon Express wants to capitalize on the growing demand for such services.

As a brokerage, Uber Freight wants drivers with trucks, not trucks without drivers.