TPM 2018

The 18th Annual TPM Conference in Long Beach, California, March 4-7, 2018. Hear the latest market forecasts, analysis, expert opinion and more concerning container shipping, freight rates, labor issues and more. Read and evaluate case studies featuring shippers and transportation providers showcase how business problems were solved or cost savings achieved. Participate in Q&A during live sessions and interact with speakers who are known authorities in the transportation and logistics field. And join the 2,000+ attendees to find new customers, nurture existing relationships and more.

News & Analysis

11 Aug 2018
Sponsored: Ferromex's Vice President Luis Hernandez on North American expansion strategy, and capacity, regulation challenges and opportunities for intermodal growth.
28 Jun 2018
Sponsored: FedEx Trade Networks' Dr. Udo Lange on the art of matching customer needs with freight forwarder capabilities.  
21 Jun 2018
Sponsored: CP's Wahba on Asia, West Coast market demand, and 2018 intermodal expansion.
30 May 2018
Sponsored: Panalpina's Frank Hercksen on the global rollout of the SAP Transportation Management and trans-Pacific objectives.  
20 May 2018
Sponsored: CMPorts' Catherine Chow discussed the company's expansion into Brazil, strategy in South America involving local businesses, as well as 2017 record throughput.
16 May 2018
Sponsored: At the 2018 TPM, John Moseley, Port Houston senior director of sales, discuss the potential impact of population growth, resin business expansion, and blockchain viability for the shipping industry. 

Commentary

From rising protectionism underscored by President Donald Trump’s attack on steel and aluminum imports, to a new reality regarding US surface capacity, there are new challenges for shippers and transportation providers that demand action rather than hand-wringing. 

Video



IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh shares his outlook for global economic and trade growth with attendees at the 18th Annual TPM Conference at a time of growing uncertainty surrounding fiscal and trade policy.