In late 2018, Cathy Roberson, head analyst and founder of Logistics Trends and Insights moderated the JOC Logistics Technology Conference panel on the future of freight forwarding. In this interview she discusses points raised by the panelists and her predictions for tech and the evolving shipper/forwarder dynamic.
Sponsored: Adam Roth, director of NAI Global Logistics, on how the industrial real estate business is changing.
Sponsored: Georgia Ports Authority's Greg Van Brunt discusses efforts to grow capacity and details the Mason Mega Rail project strategy, anticipated construction milestones for 2019 and 2020, and unique equipment additions.
Sponsored: "Be proactive, not reactive; understand your sourcing options," SMC3 Chief Commercial Officer Brian Thompson empasized
VIDEO: Sanmar's Logistics Director John Janson spoke with JOC Senior Trucking Editor Bill Cassidy at our 2018 Inland Distribution Conference and gave his thoughts on 2019 market challenges, and the value in working with carriers to align the demand you can provide as a shipper with their capacity needs.
Sponsored: CenterPoint's Brian McKiernan, and JOC Inland Distribution panelist, on the Chicago market, and developing industrial real estate with the flexibility to keep up with robotics and technology.
Sponsored: Port of Long Beach Deputy Executive Director and COO Dr. Noel Hacegaba discusses the impact $260 billion in China-US cargo tariffs had on 2018's peak season, the future of data visibility and use of platforms such as GE's Port Optimizer, and the relationship between Southern California's rail network and expanding cargo volumes.
Sponsored: Xeneta's Thomas Sørbø on opportunities for supply chain redesign when resources are not tied up in a cumbersome tendering process.
Sponsored: TenderEasy's Chief Commercial Officer Fredrik Nergell details the potential for a digital data ecosystem enabling greater accuracy and discusses his expectations for the evolution of freight procurement.
Sponsored: The development of smart containers will shape the future of the container shipping industry, said MSC's Maurizio Aponte, who discussed data standardization, partnering with platform providers, and the mechanics of smart container operations.
Sponsored: Remote container management is a game changer for the reefer cargo, said Hamburg Süd's Smet in a 2018 JOC Container Trade Europe Conference panel.
Sponsored: MSC's Laurent Audaz on addressing the problem of counterfeiting and smuggling, as well as other cargo declaration concerns.
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