The year between TPM 2015 and TPM 2016 was marked by low demand and excess capacity that spurred freight rates to historic lows, triggering industry consolidation and threatening some of its biggest players. In this video, JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett chats with Laufer Group International CEO Mark Laufer about how those challenges are shaping the industry and impacting shippers.
Home to some of the world’s largest economies, North America is a critical source of transportation industry traffic and growth. Maersk Line North America President Mike White sat down with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett at TPM 2016 to discuss the medium-term prospects of this crucial market.
Maersk Line Asia Pacific Chief Executive Robbert Van Trooijen and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett discuss the international prospects of Chinese manufacturers with a predominantly domestic market, challenges facing the Asia Pacific trade, and 2016’s contract season.
At TPM 2016 CargoSphere President Neil Barni talks with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett about ways technology can be used to increase the speed of information throughout the supply chain, and why that velocity is critical.
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett at TPM 2016 talks to Bill Rooney, vice president trade management, North America, Kuehne + Nagle, about the upcoming SOLAS container weight mandate, and the impacts of carrier consolidation and shipping alliances.
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