JOC Editorial Calendar | 2021

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 100 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 2021 schedule for special reports and advertising sections in the magazine, bonus distribution, and webcasts.

2021 Editorial Calendar





January 4 Annual Review and Outlook   2021 Breakbulk and Project Cargo Outlook

January 18 2021 Asia Trade Outlook    
  East Coast Ports    

February 1 JOC Guide to 3PLs    
  First-Quarter Intermodal Market Report    
  Port Improvement (Special Advertising Section)    

February 15 Gulf Trade: 2021 Market Report   Container Shipping Outlook: Analyzing the Trans-Pacific
  First Quarter Trucking Outlook  
  Freight Payment  
  Ro-Ro Shipping: The Year Ahead  

March 1 Trans-Pacific Maritime    
  Cool Cargoes Market Report    
  Logistics Technology: Finding Value in New Solutions    
  2021 Shipper Ad Impact Study    

March 15 Top Truckload and LTL Carrier Rankings   The Tech Boom:The Next Wave in Innovation
  South America Trade and Logistics  
  Port Productivity: Marine Terminal Innovation  
  Canada Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)    

March 29 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Supplement 2021 Update   Parcel Shipping: Are Providers Meeting Shippers' Need for Speed?
  JOC Guide to Warehousing and Industrial Real Estate  
  West Coast Ports  
  Trucking the Final Mile  
  Georgia Ports Authority (Special Advertising Section)    

April 12 Top 50 Global 3PLs   Trucking Market: First Quarter Review and Outlook
  Container Shipping Quarterly  
  Asia Ports (Special Advertising Section)  

April 26 Need for Speed: E-Commerce Shipping   From Origin to Destination: How Sourcing Shifts Are Changing US Shipping Patterns
  Gulf Trade: Top Carriers and Ports  
  Jacksonville Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
  Top 50 Trucking Companies    

May 10 Top 25 North American Ports   Canada Trade and Shipping Outlook
  US Short-Sea Shipping Renaissance  
  European Ports (Special Advertising Section)  
  Offshore Wind Energy (Special Advertising Section)  

May 24 Top 100 Importers and Exporters   Mexico Trade and Shipping Outlook
  Philadelphia Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  

June 7 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Midyear Report   The JOC Top 100 Importers: Analyzing the Rankings
  3PL Midyear Review and Outlook  
  Container Shipping Innovation  
  Canada Shipping and Trade  
  Florida Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)    

June 21 Directory of Transportation, Vol. 1   The JOC Top 100 Exporters: Analyzing the Rankings
  Parcel Shipping Update  
  Port Productivity: 2020 Rankings and Best Practices  
  Freight Payment (Special Advertising Section)  

July 5 Top Trans-Pacific Carriers and Ports   Midyear Container Shipping Outlook: An Early Peek at the Peak Season
  Latin America Trade and Logistics  
  Cool Cargoes Market Report  
  Keeping it Rolling: Ro-Ro Midyear Outlook  

July 19 Peak-Season Forecast: Ocean, Intermodal, and Parcel   Freight Payment: Technology and the Race to Improve Billing Accuracy
  Mexico America Trade & Logistics  
  Expanding Inland Reach (Special Advertising Section)  

August 2 Pacific Northwest Gateway   Midyear Breakbulk and Project Cargo Outlook
  Top Trans-Atlantic Carriers and Ports  
  Port of Baltimore (Special Advertising Section)  
  Site Selection (Special Advertising Section)  

August 16 JOC Guide to Trucking & Midyear Review    
  JOC Top 50 Global Container Ports    
  Green Shipping: The Route to Sustainability    

August 30 Container Shipping Quarterly: Top 40 Rankings and Analysis    
  Port Productivity: Drayage and Chassis Report    
  Foreign Trade Zones (Special Advertising Section)      
  South Carolina Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)    
  New York–New Jersey Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)    

September 13 Breakbulk and Project Cargo Supplement   European Shipping: Fourth Quarter Review and Outlook
  Global Logistics Focus  
  Intermodal Rail & Drayage Fourth Quarter Market Report  
  Technology (Special Advertising Section)  

September 27 Texas Ports & Logistics Directory   Port Productivity: Innovating Toward Efficiency
  Asia Shipping: Third Quarter Review and Outlook  
  Cool Cargoes Market Report  
  Top 25 Trans-Pacific NVOCCs  
  Global Supply Chain Technology Focus  
  California Gateway (Special Advertising Section)    

October 11 Inland Distribution   Trucking Market: Preparing for the Peak
  Ports of the Americas  
  European Container & Ro-Ro Shipping (Special Advertising Section)  
  Houston Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  

October 25 Port Productivity: First Half 2020 Rankings  

Logistics Technology: The Shipper View of Visibility

  Top 50 Global Transportation Providers  
  Top US Resins Ports & Carriers  
  Southeast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)    

November 8 Asia–Europe Carriers and Ports   Cool Cargoes: Global Trends, Risks & Opportunities
  US Gulf Report  
  Container Shipping Quarterly  
  Northeast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  

November 22 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Supplement   Parcel at the Peak: How Consumer Habits Are Changing the Dynamic
  Directory of Transportation, Vol. 2  
  3PL Report: Managing Shipper Relationships  
  Freight Payment  
  Port & Terminal Innovation (Special Advertising Section)    

December 6 Global Maritime Focus, Including Top 40 Container Carriers   Global Shipping Outlook: What Will 2022 Hold?
  2022 Trucking Outlook  
  Caribbean and Central America Logistics  
  Connie Awards (Special Advertising Section)    
  Gulf Coast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)