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Since 1827, the JOC has been the leading information and marketing services provider for the domestic and international containerized cargo community. The JOC delivers high-quality intelligence and expertise to help customers make better business decisions — in print, online and at leading industry events. It also provides best-in-breed marketing channels to help companies reach their target audience.

The JOC also publishes more than 80 special reports, supplements and advertising sections in The Journal of Commerce magazine — many with bonus content online — produces approximately 15 webcasts a year, and distributes its products at numerous industry-leading conferences and events. The following list is the 2018 schedule for special reports and advertising sections in the magazine, bonus distribution and webcasts. 


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2018 Editorial Calendar

Issue Features Bonus Distribution
January 8 Annual Review & Outlook SMC3 Jumpstart 
January 22 Asia Trade Outlook Georgia Foreign Trade Conference
  Cargo Security  
  Georgia Ports Authority (Special Advertising Section)  
   Breakbulk magazine  
February 5 JOC Guide to 3PLs  
  Intermodal Market Report  
  East Coast Ports  
  Port Improvement (Special Advertising Section)  
February 19 Gulf Trade: 2018 Outlook  
  2018 Trucking Forecast  
   Freight Payment   
   Marine Terminal Innovation  
March 5 Trans-Pacific Maritime TPM 2018
    Cool Cargoes   
  Air Cargo: First Quarter Report  
  2018 Shipper Ad Impact Study  
March 19 Top 25 Truckload and LTL Carriers  
  South America Trade and Logistics  
  Port Productivity: 2017 Rankings and Analysis  
  Canada Trade 2018 Outlook (Special Advertising Section)  
April 2 JOC Guide to Warehousing and Industrial Real Estate  Gulf Shipping Conference
  West Coast Ports  
  Trans-Atlantic Maritime  
  Breakbulk magazine  
April 16 Top 40 Global Logistics Companies  NASSTRAC
  Top 50 Trucking Companies  
  Container Shipping Quarterly  
   Gulf Trade: Top Carriers and Ports  
April 30 3PL Report: Improving Supply Chain Visibility  Canada Trade Conference
  Roll-On, Roll-Off and Auto Shipping  
  Jacksonville Trade (Special Advertising Section)  
May 14 Top 25 North American Ports  
  Mexico Trade and Logistics  
  Truck and Warehouse Technology  
   European Ports (Special Advertising Section)  
   Site Selection (Special Advertising Section)  
May 28 Top 100 Importers and Exporters  SMC3, AgTC, AAEI, TMSA, 3PL Summit
   Philadelphia Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
 June 11  3PL Midyear Review and Outlook  
  Canada Shipping and Trade  
  Container Shipping Innovation  
  Florida Trade (Special Advertising Section)  
June 25 Midyear Shipper Outlook  
  Asia Trade: Midyear Review and Outlook  
  Port Productivity  
  Freight Payment (Special Advertising Section)  
  Directory of Transportation Vol. 1  
July 9 Top Trans-Pacific Carriers and Ports  
  Latin America Trade and Logistics  
  Cool Cargoes  
July 23 Peak-Season Forecast: Ocean and Intermodal  
  Trucking: Midyear Review and Outlook  
  E-Commerce and Supply Chain Fulfillment  
  Breakbulk magazine  
August 6 Pacific Northwest Gateway  
  Top Trans-Atlantic Carriers and Ports  
  Port of Baltimore (Special Advertising Section)  
August 20 JOC Top 50 Global Container Ports  
  JOC Guide to Trucking  
  Inland Ports and Distribution  
  Technology (Special Advertising Section)  
September 3 Roll-On, Roll-Off Shipping: North America Outlook JOC Container Trade Europe
  European Shipping: Midyear Review and Outlook  
  Port Productivity: Drayage and Chassis Report   
  South Carolina Trade (Special Advertising Section)  
  Foreign Trade Zones (Special Advertising Section)  
September 17 Global Logistics Focus CSCMP, IANA 
  Container Shipping Quarterly: Top 40 Rankings and Analysis   
  Intermodal Market Report  
  Texas Ports & Logistics Directory  
October 1 Cool Cargoes TPM Asia
  Asia Shipping: Third Quarter Veview and Outlook  
  Top 25 Trans-Pacific NVOCCs  
  Global Supply Chain Technology Focus  
  California Gateway (Special Advertising Section)  
  Houston Trade (Special Advertising Section)  
October 15 Inland Distribution  JOC Inland Distribution Conference, AAPA
  Air Cargo: Third Quarter Review and Peak-Season Outlook  
  Ports of the Americas  
  Memphis Trade (Special Advertising Section)  


October 29 Port Productivity: First-Half 2018 Rankings  
  North American Export Outlook  
  Top 50 Global Logistics Providers  
  Breakbulk magazine  
November 12 Asia-Europe Carriers and Ports  
  Container Shipping  
  Fast Freight: Managing Time-Critical Shipments  
  Northeast Logistics  (Special Advertising Section)  
November 26 3PL Report: Managing Shipper Relationships  
  US Gulf Report  
  Freight Payment  

Directory of Transportation, Vol. 2

December 10 Global Maritime Forecast, 
Including Top 40 Container Carriers
  2019 Trucking Outlook  
  Caribbean and Central America Logistics