TPM 2019

TPM 2019

This page hosts JOC content generated at and related to TPM 2019. The largest container shipping industry event in the world is taking place March 3-6 in Long Beach, and gathers together the biggest players in the containerized supply chain. Topics of focus include annual trans-Pacific shipping contracts, the outlook for trucking and rail demand in 2019, the International Maritime Organization's 2020 low-sulfur fuel rule, and developments in logistics technology. Other key topics of focus include port and supply chain operations and best practices. 

News & Analysis

11 Oct 2019
Port Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson on the geopolitical factors at play in the looming deadline for the Intern
27 Sep 2019
Sponsored: Trucking capacity and rate fluctuations are major concerns for shippers. Cosco Shipping’s Executive Vice President Howard Finkel frankly addresses the issues in this JOC interview.
12 Aug 2019
Sponsored: CN president and CEO JJ Ruest discusses working with customers on individual priorities and investing in both talent and, at the Port of Vancouver, rail expansion with the Centerm and GCT Vanterm projects.
John Atkins, president GCT
03 Jul 2019
Sponsored: John Atkins, President, Global Container Terminals USA, discusses his company's recent expansions, including their ExpressRail Port Jersey and truck reservation system.
20 Jun 2019
Sponsored: AGL's Jon Slangerup on carriers moving into the forwarding space and the impact that encroaching is having on relationships within an industry that relies on trust.
24 May 2019
The world's largest shipping line saw operating income increase in the first quarter of 2019, despite volume falling 2.2 percent, a sign that it won't be pulled into market share skirmishes and will instead focus on profitability, its CEO said.