JOC Editorial Calendar | 2024

JOC Editorial Calendar | 2024

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 2023 schedule for special reports and advertising sections in the magazine, bonus distribution, and webcasts.

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Issue Editorial Features Editorial Webcast Date & Topic
January 1, 2024 Annual Review & Outlook  
January 15, 2024 2024 Asia Trade Outlook  
January 29, 2024 Northeast Coast Ports January 18 -
2024 Project and Breakbulk Shipping Outlook
  First Quarter Intermodal Market Report January 25 -
Practical Adoption of Logistics Technology: Why the Time Has Come for Shippers to Invest
February 12, 2024 Gulf Trade: 2024 Market Report February 8 – The Trans-Pacific Container Shipping Outlook: Is the Downcycle About to Turn?
  First Quarter Trucking Outlook  
  Freight Payment  
February 26, 2024 Trans-Pacific Maritime  
  Cold Chain Market Report  
  Technology: Focus on Automation  
  2024 Shipper Ad Impact Study  
March 11, 2024 Committed Capacity: Dedicated and Private Trucking  
  Southeast Coast Ports  
  Canada Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
March 25, 2024 JOC Guide to Warehousing and Industrial Real Estate (75 word profile)   
  West Coast Ports  
  Port Productivity: Rail Connections   
  Breakbulk & Project Cargo Quarterly 2024 Update March 21 – Breakbulk and Project Cargo Report: MPV Fleet Update and the Second-Quarter Outlook
  Georgia Trade and Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
April 8, 2024 Top 50 Global 3PLs   
  Container Shipping Quarterly April 4 – Trucking Market: First-Quarter Review and Outlook 
   Pacific Northwest Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
April 22, 2024 Gulf Trade: Top Carriers and Ports  
  Top 40 Truckload and LTL Carrier Rankings  
  Jacksonville Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section) April 25 – Container Shipping Outlook: The Asia-Europe Trade
May 6, 2024 Top 25 North American Ports May 16 – Canada Shipping: How Changing Trade Patterns and Relationships Are Impacting Demand 
  Inland Expansion (Special Advertising Section)  
May 20, 2024 Top 100 Importers and Exporters  
  Philadelphia Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
June 3, 2024 Port Productivity: Marine Terminal Innovation June 6 –  Midyear Port Performance Report: The State of North American Cargo Flow
  Canada Shipping and Trade  
  Florida Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
  Technology: TMS Transformation (Special Advertising Section) June 20 – The JOC Top 100 Importers: Analyzing the Rankings 
June 17, 2024 Directory of Transportation, Vol.1  
  Breakbulk & Project Cargo Midyear Report  
  Midyear Drayage & Chassis Report June 27 – The JOC Top 100 Exporters: Analyzing the Rankings
  Port Productivity: 2023 Rankings   
  Freight Payment (Special Advertising Section)  
July 1, 2024 Top Trans-Pacific Carriers and Ports July 18 – Midyear Container Shipping Report: How the Economy, Consumer Trends, and Logistics Shifts Are Impacting the 2024 Peak Season
  Cold Chain Market Report  
  Beyond the Docks: From Inland Ports to Transloading  
July 15, 2024 Peak-Season Forecast: Ocean, Intermodal, Air and Trucking   
  Advancing Ocean Freight Technology  
  Reverse Logistics (Special Advertising Section)   
July 29, 2024 Top Trans-Atlantic Carriers and Ports  
  Ro/Ro Shipping: The Year Ahead  
  Top 25 Trans-Pacific NVOCCs  
  Asia Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  



August 12, 2024 JOC Guide to Trucking & Midyear Review, Top 50 Trucking companies (75 word profile) August 8  - Midyear Trucking Report: The Second-Half Outlook
  JOC Top 50 Global Container Ports  
  Green Shipping: The Route to Sustainability  
  Foreign Trade Zones (Special Advertising Section)  
August 26, 2024 Container Shipping Quarterly: Top 40 Rankings and Analysis August 22 – Midyear Breakbulk and Project Cargo Outlook
  Port Productivity: Drayage and Chassis Report  
  New York-New Jersey Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
September 9, 2024 Top Ag Ports & Carriers  
  Global Logistics Focus (Bonus full page profile page) September 5 – European Shipping and Trade  Outlook: The Trans-Atlantic

Technology: Logistics Visibility  (Special Advertising Section)

Breakbulk & Project Cargo Quarterly

September 23, 2024 Asia Shipping: Third Quarter Review and Outlook

September 19 - AI and the Logistics Technology Revolution: Where Automation Makes the Most Sense for Shippers


  Cold Chain Market Report  
  Inland Distribution   
  Virginia Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
  California Gateway (Special Advertising Section)  
October 7, 2024 Expedited: Spotlight on Air Cargo  
  Ports of the Americas  
  South Carolina Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section) October 10 – Port Performance Report: The State of European Flow
October 21, 2024 Port Productivity: Best Practices October 24 -- Fourth Quarter Trucking Report: Analyzing the Peak Season
  Middle East Trade and Logistics  
  Top 50 Global Transportation Providers  
  Global Supply Chain Technology Focus  
  Southeast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
November 4, 2024 Asia-Europe Review & Outlook    
  US Gulf Report  
  Northeast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
  Houston Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)  
November 18, 2024 Container Shipping Quarterly November 14 – The Refrigerated Supply Chain: 2024 Review and Outlook
  Freight Payment  

Port and Terminal Innovation (Special Advertising Section)

Breakbulk & Project Cargo Quarterly

 December 2, 2024  Global Maritime Focus, Including Top 40 Container Carriers  
     December 5 – Global Shipping Outlook: Analyzing the 2025 Outlook
   2025 Trucking Outlook  
   Caribbean and Central America Logistics  
    December 12 — Port Performance North America: The State of Flow as a New Year Approaches
   Technology: Planning and Procurement (Special Advertising Section)   
   Gulf Coast Trade & Logistics (Special Advertising Section)