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2013-10-30 08:22:29

NEWARK, N.J. and LINDEN, N.J., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, has been selected by AmSpec, to deliver a customized business intelligence solution that will provide immediate and actionable insight into bulk shipments of petroleum products around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/NY06655LOGO ) Recent investments made to the technology PIERS uses to process over 17,000,000 waterborne import and export bills of lading...

2013-10-28 12:22:24

NEWARK, N.J. and HAMILTON, N.J., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PIERS, which maintains the most comprehensive portfolio of data intelligence resources for U.S. waterborne trade activity in the world, has partnered with InformEx, the premier global chemical marketplace, to launch a new report that examines top markets for U.S. chemical exports based on the volume of waterborne shipments between 2007 and 2012. (Download the report here:...

2013-05-13 08:20:53

NEWARK, N.J., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JOC Group Inc. (formerly UBM Global Trade), the authoritative global provider of information and intelligence for professionals involved in trade, transportation and logistics, today announced the appointment of Peter Tirschwell as Chief Content Officer/Executive Vice President. In this new role Peter will have overall responsibility for setting the direction of JOC Group content and overseeing development, rollout and review of world class content...

2013-05-07 08:20:43

NEWARK, N.J., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JOC Group Inc. (formerly UBM Global Trade), the authoritative global provider of information and intelligence for professionals involved in trade, transportation and logistics, today announced that it has appointed Gavin Carter as Chief Executive Officer. Gavin succeeds John Day in the role. As CEO, Gavin is responsible for expanding business relations, establishing technology thought leadership and providing strategic direction. He will continue JOC...

2013-03-11 16:21:23

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 2,000 attendees, representing 21 countries, The Journal of Commerce once again broke records with its 13th annual Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference in Long Beach, Calif. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130311/NY74941 ) Among discussions of the federal budget sequester, mega-ships, freight rates, and what's ahead for 2013, some significant statements emerged. Maersk Line's Soren Skou, said in his keynote address that he was...

2013-01-07 16:20:27

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Commerce has published its Annual Review and Outlook, the supply chain business-to-business media outlet's largest and most important publication of the year, and launched a corresponding set of pages on its industry-leading Web site, www.joc.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/NY38165 ) The Annual Review and Outlook is a comprehensive analysis of what supply chain interests can expect in the year ahead, based...

2013-01-03 16:21:24

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IDS Transportation Services, LLC will begin providing weekly spot rates on heavy volume 53' door-to-door domestic intermodal lanes, along with market commentary to the Journal of Commerce (JOC) for use in its expanding coverage of the North American intermodal market. With the continued growth of domestic intermodal, the JOC is expanding coverage of the intermodal market and the supply chains and logistics strategies it supports. The JOC will...

2012-12-20 12:20:15

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual TPM container shipping conference in Long Beach will present for the 2nd year a 1-day Cool Cargoes/refrigerated shipping track analyzing all key aspects of the refrigerated ocean container transport sector. Among the topics will be an analysis on where growth in US reefer trade will be coming from and what are the fastest growing commodities and source countries for imports, and which are driving the greatest opportunities for reefer...

2012-10-30 19:20:24

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Commerce has set up a special website section to alert JOC members on how Hurricane Sandy impacts supply chain infrastructure. Complete coverage is available online at http://www.joc.com/special-topics/hurricane-sandy. Hurricane Sandy caused severe disruption supply chains following shutdowns of major ports and damage to key rail, road and air infrastructure. JOC editors are working around the clock to provide breaking news and...

2012-10-22 11:22:54

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Global Trade's 23nd Annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition, hosted by The Port of Houston Authority, had a strong turnout of 4,245 logisticians plus 300 exhibiting companies. The event was held Oct. 8-11 2012 at the George R. Brown Convention Center and Hilton Americas in Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/NY97366LOGO) The conference program, "Navigating the Economic Tempest" showcased...