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Supply Chain Optimization Resources

Seaports Magazine Fall 2018: Modal Deep Dive
The Fall 2018 issue of Seaports magazine focused on intermodal updates in the port industry. Articles include Cargo Handling - Faster, Safer, Cleaner and Smarter Handling Options, Larger Ships Mean Big Changes for U.S. Ports, Trains On-Dock Rail and Short Lines are Critical, and Trucks - New Fueling Options Poised to Transform Trucking.

2018 Planning for Shifting Trade Workshop
This AAPA program traditionally addresses global economic trends with key industry leaders providing their insights on shifting trade routes and the resulting impact on infrastructure needs. The program also examines the political challenges facing free trade policies and the instability in the ocean carrier industry.

Seaports Magazine Winter 2017: Diversification
The Winter 2017 issue of Seaports magazine focused on diversification in port operations. Articles include Anticipating Change - Progress Through Port Diversification and Preparing for Growth Through Multiple Modes.

Seaports Magazine Fall 2017: Focus on the Future
The fall 2017 issue of Seaports magazine focused on the importance of implementing supply chain plans for future success. Articles include Seizing LNG Supply Chain Opportunities, Find Your Niche and The Power of One, Collaboration by Many.

Seaports Magazine Spring 2017: Supply Chain Leadership
The spring 2017 issue of Seaports magazine focused on how port authorities can be effective supply chain leaders. Articles include Ports’ Power as Conveners: and A Digital Vision of Leadership: Using Technology to Improve the Supply Chain in Los Angeles.

2017 Planning for Shifting Trade Workshop
This workshop focused on the political challenges facing free trade policies, the instability in the ocean carrier industry, and an increased emphasis in the program on how ports could use master planning and other planning tools to address land use and changing infrastructure needs in the face of shifting trade. Sessions include Perspectives on Infrastructure Investment Across the Hemisphere, Best Practices in Master Planning, Research and Technology Tools and Growth Strategies – Maximizing Land Use, Property Acquisition, Using Inland Terminals.