Podcasts

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  • PortOfBoston

JOC.com and Massachusetts Port Authority Director Lisa Wieland discuss its recent $42 million FASTLANE grant, channel deepening and modernization plans for Conley Terminal, as well as the general strengths of Boston as a New England logistics option.

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Alex Martino, Director of Business Development, ASA Apple on emerging areas of warehousing and distribution growth on the US Northeast including solar power components. In this short JOC.com podcast, he also discusses expectations for so-called 'mega ships' on the Port of New York and New Jersey and implications for the tri-state area.

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  • INTTRA

Inna Kuznetsova, President/COO, INTTRA discusses the art of data analysis and potential areas of supply chain innovation.

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JOC.com Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett interviews DashHaul's Co-founder and CEO Mike Schreiber about autonomous trucks, automation and the challenges of building a platform to automate outdated processes in supply chain management. 

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Josh Miller, CTSI Global's vice president of transportation management systems, on increasing the usefulness of your data, pulling information from multiple sources and presenting it in a way that everyone can understand. He discusses important tips to put in place for a solid business intelligence strategy, and where next-generation tech and advanced analytics will take the supply chain industry.

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  • Advent

Advent Intermodal's Mike Mayhew on the quest for better supply chain visibility and steps needed in further collaboration and information exchange.

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  • US Bank

U.S. Bank's Rick Erickson discusses balancing the cost increases of direct-to-consumer shipping and changing marketplace demands with data review, as well as fraud and cyber terrorism prevention. 

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Kevin Connor, BDP director, on the crossover in technology from the e-commerce retail experience to the logistics industry.

May 16 SOLAS Update: JOC.com's Mark Szakonyi reports on the container weight mandate going into effect on July 1. The rule is a safety measure created by the International Maritime Organization that will require all shippers to verify gross weight of their cargo before loading on a ship. Szakonyi details response of U.S. ports, as well as international, and the key information importers need to know. For more, visit: www.joc.com/special-topics/container-weights

Amber Road's Gary M. Barraco with tips for preparing for supply chain failure due to weather-related, labor, economic and political disruptions.

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  • US Bank

U.S. Bank's Senior Vice President Jeff Pape gives tips for making the decision to outsource freight payment processing, and maintaining data security as well as high visibility. Pape's discussion with Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett also addresses the most common mistakes made with in-house audits, and the No. 1 thing companies need to look at to reduce errors in data overall.

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  • Trax Technologies
Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett interviews Trax Technologies' Founder Scott Nelson, a pioneer in automated freight processing, on where the evolution of technology will next bring transportation and logistics services. Nelson also gives advice on focusing on the right problem, improving data in-house, and increasing its usefulness.
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  • DDC FPO

DDC FPO's Madison Jordan discusses ways all companies can reduce errors and gain better data, as well as tips on working successfully with a technology partner. DDC FPO processes 135,000 bills of lading each night and 20 percent of all less-than-truckload bills in the U.S.

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  • Amber Road
Suzanne Richer, Director of Amber Road's Trade Advisory Practice, discusses the steps needed to meet the U.S. Customs and Border protection requirements for taking "reasonable care" to report accurate and complete information at the time of entry. The conversation will continue during a free webcast on June 11. Sign up at: //tinyurl.com/ngqmd3n
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  • Amber Road
Amber Road's Chief Product Officer Nathan Pieri discusses the trend toward building web-based door-to-door supply chain systems with JOC.com. Amber Road recently acquired ecVision, allowing the company to get involved with product flow at its creation.

Transportation is the highest indirect cost for most companies. It’s a cost that’s hard to control. In spite of this, most companies have been limited in their efforts to reduce transportation spend. That’s because most transportation management software today is limited by the technology behind it. But what if there was a way to rethink the way we manage transportation, breaking down the barriers that exist between systems and suppliers?

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On May 14, 2014, the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey will induct five industry leaders into the International Maritime Hall of Fame. The 21st annual Ship’s Lookout Award dinner will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York.

2014’s awardees are a diverse group, coming from all facets of the industry, said Executive Director Edward J. Kelly.

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Paul Esposito, executive vice president of corporate affairs for the temperature-controlled freight service provider Railex, and Jason Pollak, the company’s director of marketing, discuss the key concerns in shipping cold chain products and common mistakes business make. Their conversation will continue on April 3, in our free webcast, "Shipping Perishables Coast-to Coast: Are You Following Best Practices?"
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The recent report from JOC Economist Mario O. Moreno forecasts 6 percent growth in U.S. imports and 2 percent growth in exports for the year ahead. In this brief end-of-the-year podcast, he highlights the activity behind his optimism, as well as his more cautious predictions. 

For a more in depth discussion of these factors, register for the FREE webcast Jan. 16, 2:00 pm ET, "The 2014 Outlook: Maritime" with Moreno and Senior Editor Bill Mongelluzzo. www.joc.com/webcasts