Brian Conrad, executive administrator for the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, USA, discusses his thoughts on how the 2011 peak season went, whether 2011 is a lost year for ocean carriers, and wh
Zhang Ye, president of the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, discusses what role he sees the exchange playing in the future of the world shipping market. Mr. Zhang's interpreter is Yuan Zeng of the U.S.
Maersk Line CEO Eivind Kolding discusses the carrier's new daily Asia-Europe service, which consists of 70 post-Panamax ships leaving from four Asian ports everyday, with the same cut-off time at all
Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of American Association of Port Authorities, discusses how ports are moving aggressively to deepen their harbors and build larger terminals and are looking to a variety o
JOC Economist Mario O. Moreno discusses his revised forecast for containerized imports for the remainder of 2011 and into 2012, in part due to the declining housing market and unemployment.
Jason. H. Seidl, research analyst at Dahlman Rose & Co., predicts growth in rail, trucking and logistics after the firm’s 4th annual Global Transportation Conference.
Harold Daggett, new president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, comments on automation, container weights, organizing and cooperation with the ILWU.
Peter Shaerf, managing director of AMA Capital Partners, discusses how container lines are paying for all of their new big ship orders in an interview with JOC editor Peter T. Leach. 
Governor Michael Dukakis was the keynote speaker at the Transportation Research Board’s summer meeting in Boston on July 11.
Jeff Pilof, group vice president, transportation, at Macy’s, explains how the retailer is tightening its supply chain.
Hub CEO Yeager tells Journal of Commerce Associate Editor John Boyd that he expects this year’s peak season to follow a more traditional and moderate pattern than last year’s congested bui
Professor Joe Hanna discusses why LTL carriers are unhappy with their current pricing model, but reluctant to change, and why truckers, shippers and 3PLs have different views on density-based pricing.
James Wooder of Sydney Port Group describes plans for the development of a major container and breakbulk port at Sydney, Nova Scotia, on Cape Breton Island. 
Maryland Port Administration Executive Director Jim White says deepening for a 50-foot berth and extensions to CSX’s National Gateway intermodal project are moving ahead, positioning Baltimore t
Carlos Velez, APL’s Vice President, managing director for Latin American Region, discusses growth of South American trades.
Days after her state negotiated a $590 million grant implementing accord with BNSF Railway, Amtrak and federal officials, Washington state’s secretary of transportation, Paula Hammond, spelled o