Monica Truelsch of Infor talks about how a deeper consumer understanding of the supply chain contribute to an economy that benefits all participants and not merely the end consumer.
Monica Truelsch of Infor talks about the importance of a more holistic supply chain and how the convergence of supply chain technologies with inventory planning, procurement, and customer service will provide the next great opportunities for companies to increase value.
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.
Beyond TPM: A JOC Podcast
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.