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ILA's Daggett, USMX's Capo Discuss Labor Relations

Maritime (3/14/2012)
ILA's Daggett, USMX's Capo Discuss Labor Relations
Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal
Harold Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen Association, and James Capo, chair and CEO of the United States Maritime Alliance, sit down to discuss upcoming contract negotiations and labor relations during a session at TPM Long Beach 2012. In this podcast, Capo, who speaks first on behalf of the USMX, says that he believes the two sides will be able to reach an agreements on a contract without port disruption, while Daggett, speaking on behalf of the ILA, says a union strike is possible if workers can't secure a new contract with acceptable terms. JOC Editor Joseph Bonney moderates.

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China's Rising Labor Costs, Middle Class' Increased Consumption - Live From TPM 2012

Maritime (3/5/2012)
China's Rising Labor Costs, Middle Class' Increased Consumption - Live From TPM 2012
Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal
In this podcast, JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi reports live from TPM Long Beach 2012 after attending Monday's session, "China: Major economic, sourcing and logistics changes within the overwhelmingly dominant source of U.S. container goods" where panelists discussed China's increasing labor costs, improved inland infrastructure and how the country's middle class is consuming more of its own goods.

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Harbor Maintenance Tax Debate - Live From TPM Long Beach 2012

Maritime (3/5/2012)
Harbor Maintenance Tax Debate - Live From TPM 2012
Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal
JOC Editor Peter T. Leach reports live from TPM Long Beach 2012 just after attending Monday's afternoon session, "Should U.S. containers moving through Canadian ports be taxed?" Peter explains why panelists agreed that the Harbor Maintenance Tax on cargo coming into west coast ports should be eliminated, but why some of the session's attendees disagreed.

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Red Arrow CEO Participates in Afghan Trade Mission (Podcast)

Logistics + Economy (2/14/2012)
Red Arrow CEO Participates in Afghan Trade Mission
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
In this podcast, Red Arrow Logistics CEO Liz Lasater is interviewed from Kabul, Afghanistan, where she is traveling as part of a U.S. Department of Commerce trade mission. The mission partners Afghan companies interested in collaborating with U.S.-based companies to provide increased trade services to that region. Liz discusses the Afghan community's ambitions to further build their businesses, and the short-term challenges that lie ahead, including issues with security, corruption and infrastructure.

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Q&A: Intermodal's Growth, Challenges and Environmental Impact

Rail + Intermodal (2/10/2012)
Q&A: Intermodal's Growth, Challenges and Environmental Impact
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi reports from Jacksonville, Fla., after participating in a panel discussion during the International Business Conference at the University of North Florida. In this podcast, Mark discusses why cheapter rail rates and rail service are helping to drive intermodal's growth and what questions academics are asking about intermodal's environmental impact.

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Q&A: California's Ports Face Challenges, High Environmental Standards

Maritime (2/2/2012)
Q&A: California's Ports Face Challenges, High Environmental Standards
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
JOC Editor Bill Mongelluzzo reports live from The 12th Annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium conference in Sacramento, Calif. Bill says the overall mentality in the industry has moved from one of recession to one of recovery this year, and discusses how ports are preparing for growth as well as working toward improving port emissions.

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Q&A: A Preview of TPM Long Beach 2012

Maritime (1/11/2012)
Q&A: A Preview of TPM Long Beach 2012
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
Peter Tirschwell, senior vice president of strategy for UBM Global Trade, the parent company of JOC, gives a preview of the agenda and speakers for the 12th annual Trans-Pacific Maritime Long Beach 2012 conference, to be held March 5-6 in Long Beach, Calif.

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Q&A: The Occupy Movements at Ports of Oakland, LA-LB, Seattle

Maritime (12/6/2011)
Q&A: The Occupy Movements at Ports of Oakland, LA-LB, Seattle
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
Bill Mongelluzzo, associate editor at The Journal of Commerce, discusses the Occupy movements taking place at ports along the West Coast, including Occupy Oakland at the Port of Oakland with JOC Editor Dana Brundage. Mongelluzzo says that protesters may have a hard time in their efforts to try and shut down the ports on Dec. 12 without the help of the ILWU.

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Q&A: Transportation Attorney Discusses US Export Growth, FTA Outcomes

Government (10/20/2011)
Q&A: Trans. Atty. Discusses US Export Growth, FTA Outcomes
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
Peter Friedman, counsel to Pacific Coast Council of Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, sits down with JOC Editor Bill Mongelluzzo to discuss what he thinks we will see come out of recent Free Trade Agreements between the U.S. and Colombia, South Korea and Panama. He also gives his opinion on what is behind recent U.S. export growth.

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Q&A: Obama's Call for Investment in US Transport Infrastructure

Government (9/2/2011)
Q&A: Obama's Call for Investment in US Transport Infrastructure
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
President Obama has requested a joint session with Congress on Sept. 8 in which he will speak about investing in U.S. transport infrastructure, which will include the creation of new jobs and asking Congress to extend surface transport and aviation programs, due to expire in September. JOC Associate Editor John D. Boyd has been covering this developing story and gives his opinion on what Obama's infrastructure job growth plan might entail with JOC editor Dana L. Brundage.

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Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11

Maritime (5/4/2011)
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
Q&A: US Port Security Before and After 9/11
What did port security mean to the maritime industry before the September 11 attacks? Are enough measures in place today to keep the U.S. ports safe? Listen as Peter Tirschwell, senior VP of strategy for UBM Global Trade, as well as a weekly columnist for The Journal of Commerce, discusses the topic of port security and the changes it has undergone over the last 10 years with JOC editor Dana L. Brundage.

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Q&A: The North American Marine Highways Conference

Maritime (4/20/2011)
Q&A: The North American Marine Highways Conference
Q&A: The Suez Canal and Egypt's Political Unrest
In this podcast, JOC Editor R.G. Edmonson reflects on the Journal of Commerce 2011 North American Marine Highways conference and shares some highlights as well as the popular topics of conversation with Editor Dana L. Brundage.

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Q&A: Panama Canal Authority's Aleman on Expansion Project

Maritime (3/23/2011)
Q&A: Panama Canal Authority's Aleman on Expansion Project
Q&A: Panama Canal Authority's Aleman on Expansion Project
In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach sits down with Alberto Aleman, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority, on location in Panama City, Panama, to discuss the massive canal lock expansion project that is currently underway.

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Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal

Maritime (2/23/2011)
Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal
Q&A: Transiting the Panama Canal
In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach talks with Managing Editor Dana L. Brundage on location from Panama City, Panama, about his experience riding on a container ship as it sailed through the Panama Canal, which is currently undergoing a massive expansion project slated to be finished by October 2014. This is the second podcast in a two-part podcast interview.

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Q&A: Touring the Panama Canal Expansion Project

Maritime (2/16/2011)
Q&A: Touring the Panama Canal Expansion Project
Q&A: Touring the Panama Canal Expansion Project
In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach talks with Managing Editor Dana L. Brundage on location from Panama City, Panama, as he tours the new locks under construction at the Panama Canal. The new locks are part of a major construction project slated to be finished by October 2014. This the first part of a two-part podcast interview.

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Q&A: The Suez Canal and Egypt's Political Unrest

Maritime (2/4/2011)
Q&A: The Suez Canal and Egypt's Political Unrest
Q&A: The Suez Canal and Egypt's Political Unrest
In this podcast, Senior Editor of Finance and Economics Joseph Bonney talks about the current status of the Suez Canal and how it and Egypt's ports could be affected by the country's political unrest.

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Q&A: Proposed Changes to Truck Driver's Hours of Service

Trucking (1/18/2011)
Q&A: Proposed Changes to Truck Driver's Hours of Service
Q&A: Proposed Changes to Truck Driver's Hours of Service
In this podcast, Senior Editor William B. Cassidy talks about the proposed changes to trucking's HOS, explains the 34-hour rule and discusses how these changes could affect the trucking industry.

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Q&A: Top Rail and Intermodal Stories of 2010

Rail + Intermodal (12/30/2010)
Q&A: Top Rail and Intermodal Stories of 2010
Q&A: Top Rail and Intermodal Stories of 2010
In this podcast, Associate Editor John Boyd talks about the big stories of 2010 on the rail and intermodal front, and gives his predictions for the big stories of 2011. This is the fifth podcast in a five-part series.

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Q&A: Top Trans-Atlantic Shipping Stories of 2010

Maritime (12/28/2010)
Q&A: Top Trans-Atlantic Shipping Stories of 2010
Q&A: Top Trans-Atlantic Shipping Stories of 2010
In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach shares his thoughts on 2010's biggest trans-Atlantic container shipping stories, and gives his predictions for the big stories of 2011. This is the fourth podcast in a five-part series.

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Q&A: Top Trucking, Domestic Transportation Stories of 2010

Trucking (12/23/2010)
Q&A: Top Trucking, Domestic Transportation Stories of 2010
Q&A: Top Trucking, Domestic Transportation Stories of 2010
In this podcast, Senior Editor William B. Cassidy shares his thoughts on 2010's biggest trucking stories, and gives his predictions for the big stories of 2011. This is the third podcast in a five-part series.

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Q&A: Top Rail Regulation, Policy Stories of 2010

Government (12/22/2010)
Q&A: Top Rail Regulation, Policy Stories of 2010
Q&A: Top Rail Regulation, Policy Stories of 2010
In this podcast, Associate Editor John D. Boyd shares his thoughts on the 2010's biggest federal transportation policy and rail regulation stories. This is the second part in a four-part series.

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Q&A: Top Trans-Pacific Shipping, Trucking Stories of 2010

Trucking (12/20/2010)
Q&A: Top Trans-Pacific Shipping, Trucking Stories of 2010
Q&A: Top Trans-Pacific Shipping, Trucking Stories of 2010
In this podcast, Associate Editor Bill Mongelluzzo shares this thoughts on the year's biggest trans-Pacific stories, including his coverage of the global trade rebound and harbor trucking disputes. This is the first part in a four-part series.

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Q&A: The CSA 2010 Initiative

Trucking (12/9/2010)
Q&A: The CSA 2010 Initiative
Q&A: The CSA 2010 Initiative
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor William B. Cassidy discuss the background of the Compliance Safety Accountability 2010 initiative (CSA 2010), the response to the program thus far and whether it will be a success.

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Q&A: Waterfront Commission Hearings on NY-NJ Labor Practices

Maritime (11/15/2010)
Q&A: Waterfront Commission Hearings on NY-NJ Labor Practices
Q&A: Waterfront Commission Hearings on NY-NJ Labor Practices
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Joseph Bonney discuss the recent hearings in front of the Waterfront Commission regarding labor practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the reaction to the hearings and the future of the commission itself.

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Q&A: Workers Strike at France's Major Ports

Maritime (10/26/2010)
Q&A: Workers Strike at France's Major Ports
Q&A: Workers Strike at France's Major Ports
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Bruce Barnard, European correspondent for the Journal of Commerce, discuss the two different strikes in France and how these strikes are affecting the France's major ports terminals.

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Q&A: A Renaissance for the Trucking Industry

Trucking (8/25/2010)
Q&A: A Renaissance for the Trucking Industry
Q&A: A Renaissance for the Trucking Industry
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor William B. Cassidy discuss why there is a need for a trucking industry renaissance, how far away we are from such a renaissance and which companies have already started this transition in this podcast.

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Q&A: Is the Peak Shipping Season Behind Us?

Maritime (8/16/2010)
Q&A: Is the Peak Shipping Season Behind Us?
Q&A: Is the Peak Shipping Season Behind Us?
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Joseph Bonney discuss the reasons for a possible early peak shipping season this year, how this may affect the industry and what is forecast for 2011 and beyond in this podcast.

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Q&A: Port Truckers Face Future Without Carrier Chassis

Trucking (8/9/2010)
Q&A: Port Truckers Face Future Without Carrier Chassis
Q&A: Port Truckers Face Future Without Carrier Chassis
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Peter T. Leach discuss ocean carriers' decision to stop supplying port truckers with chassis, how port truckers can obtain chassis from this point forward and how the industry will be impacted in this podcast.

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Q&A: The Container Shortage's Effect on the Industry

Maritime (7/29/2010)
Q&A: The Container Shortage's Effect on the Industry
Q&A: The Container Shortage's Effect on the Industry
Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior VP of Strategy Peter Tirschwell discuss the current container shortage ordeal, how it will affect this year's peak shipping season and whether a slowdown is imminent in the second half of the year in this podcast.

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Q&A: The Future of LTL Pricing

Trucking (7/21/2010)
Q&A: The Future of LTL Pricing
Q&A: The Future of LTL Pricing
Editors Dana L. Brundage and William B. Cassidy discuss the changes in recent years in the LTL industry, a current university study that is taking place on LTL pricing, and what the future may hold for the business in this podcast.

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Q&A: The Issues Behind the LA-Long Beach Port Strike

Maritime (7/14/2010)
Q&A: The Issues Behind the LA-Long Beach Port Strike
Q&A: The Issues Behind the LA-Long Beach Port Strike
Editors Dana Brundage and Bill Mongelluzzo discuss the Port of L.A.-Long Beach office clerical strike in this podcast. Mongelluzzo is covering the strike for The Journal of Commerce.

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