Maersk Line Asia Pacific Chief Executive Robbert Van Trooijen and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett discuss the international prospects of Chinese manufacturers with a predominantly domestic market, challenges facing the Asia Pacific trade, and 2016’s contract season.
At TPM 2016 CargoSphere President Neil Barni talks with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett about ways technology can be used to increase the speed of information throughout the supply chain, and why that velocity is critical.
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett at TPM 2016 talks to Bill Rooney, vice president trade management, North America, Kuehne + Nagle, about the upcoming SOLAS container weight mandate, and the impacts of carrier consolidation and shipping alliances.
Maersk Line CCO Vincent Clerc sits down with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett on the sidelines of TPM 2016 to discuss the current state of technology and modernization in the shipping industry, and where the industry needs to go from where it is today.
Chinese industrial overcapacity and a global commodity collapse will contribute to economic growth being stuck in low gear this year at about 2.5 percent, IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh told the 2016 TPM Conference in Long Beach on Monday. He warned trade won't recover this year, and when it does in the next two years, it will not recover to the rates seen in the 1990s and 2000s when the growth was double that.