Breakthrough Chief Operating Officer Heather Mueller on procurement strategy, change management, uncovering new opportunities, and leveraging data to create robust shipper-carrier relationships that can respond nimbly to challenges ahead.
Doctor Noel Hacegaba, deputy executive director and chief operating officer for the Port of Long Beach offers a local perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on the southern California supply chain. He gives an inside look at the extraordinary collaboration among Long Beach’s shippers, shipping lines, and marine terminal operators and discusses how one of the United States’ busiest ports went from “doom and gloom to fast and furious” in 2020.
Sam Ruda, port department director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, discusses the future of cities as well as retail, moving port stakeholder collaboration from talk to action, and reevaluating a 30-year master plan through the experience of 2020.
Peter Xotta, vice president, planning and operations, for Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, looks at how the port has maintained gate fluidity in the face of challenging vessel arrival patterns in the current operating environment, the ways it plans to increase resiliency and expand capacity for the future, and how “significant densification and modernization” will bring a 60 percent increase in capacity to the port’s Centerm terminal with just a 15 percent increase in terminal footprint.
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Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, discusses the shift from the “radical uncertainty” of 2020 to a “year of recovery” in 2021. He addresses the essential workers on the waterfront, record numbers of containers at the LA-LB gateway, milestones in the port’s Capital Improvement program, and longtime industry leadership in environmental sustainability.
Fabio Santucci, president and CEO of ocean carrier MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co. USA on why the current environment is not a new normal for container shipping and his belief that we can look forward with optimism.
Andre Simha, global chief digital and information officer for ocean carrier MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co. and chairman of the Digital Container Shipping Association, provides perspective on the container shipping industry's move toward digitization, including analysis of the progress made and the potential curves ahead. Simha discusses growing use of smart containers and the steps needed to collectively unlock the value of captured data.
Covid-19 created many layers of chaos and uncertainty in the domestic freight market, but also areas of innovation and evolution. In this sponsored JOC podcast, we discuss the impact of 2020's expanded e-commerce business and the overall outlook for industrial real estate, intermodal freight transport, and inland hubs.
Sponsored: "We don't want to take our clean water and clean air for granted," Port Corpus Christi's Director of Planning & Compliance Sarah Garza. In this conversation with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett, Garza discusses the challenges of managing potential environmental impacts of energy cargo expansion, climate change and unpredictable weather, and the ecosystem changes Hurricane Harvey created.
Port Corpus Christi's Danielle Hale, emergency management manager, on the impact of Hurricane Harvey, potential for data sharing, and the department's value as an advocate.
In this podcast, Association of American Railroads President & CEO Ed Hamberger and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett discuss the 2018 outlook for intermodal trade, mitigating extreme cold, exciting technological innovations, and NAFTA, as well as a recap of his commentary published in The Journal of Commerce' Jan. 8 Annual Review & Outlook issue.
Corpus Christi's Sean Strawbridge on post-Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts -- lessons learned as well as the work done with its industrial customer that prevented any environmental incidents from occurring when the Category 4 storm hit. Strawbridge also discussed the significant growth in energy exports, channel deepening, and the infrastructure support Corpus Christi and other ports need from Washington to meet these needs.
Trucking e-log regulations and capacity will be the biggest challenges facing logistics businesses in the US Northeast, says Frank Manfredi. In this short podcast interview, the president of Manfredi Cold Storage details the concerns and best bets for technological solutions.
Port of Long Beach’s Dr. Noel Hacegaba explains how strategies and investments being made in Southern California supports the logistics business of the Northeast.