Since 1827, the JOC has been the leading information and marketing services provider for the domestic and international containerized cargo community. The JOC delivers high-quality intelligence and expertise to help customers make better business decisions — in print, online and at leading industry events. It also provides best-in-breed marketing channels to help companies reach their target audience.

The JOC also publishes more than 80 special reports, supplements and advertising sections in The Journal of Commerce magazine — many with bonus content online — produces approximately 15 webcasts a year, and distributes its products at numerous industry-leading conferences and events. The following list is the 2017 schedule for special reports and advertising sections in the magazine, bonus distribution and webcasts. 

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2017 Editorial Calendar

Issue FeaturesBonus Distribution
January 9Annual Review & OutlookSMC3 Jumpstart 
January 23Asia Trade OutlookGeorgia Foreign Trade Conference
 Breakbulk Market Report 
 Quarterly Shipper Outlook 
 Georgia Ports Authority (Special Advertising Section)  
February 6JOC Guide to 3PLs RILA
 Intermodal Market Report 
 East Coast Ports 
 Port Improvement (Special Advertising Section) 
February 20Gulf Trade: 2017 Outlook 
 2017 Trucking Forecast 
  Freight Payment  
March 6Trans-Pacific MaritimeTPM 2017
 Cool Cargoes  
 Innovations in Technology 
 2017 Shipper Ad Impact Study 
March 20Top 25 Truckload and LTL CarriersNASSTRAC
 South America Trade and Logistics 
 Trans-Atlantic Maritime 
 Canada Trade 2017 Outlook (Special Advertising Section) 
April 32nd Quarter Economic Outlook 
 West Coast Ports 
 Breakbulk Market Report 
 JOC Guide to Warehousing/Industrial Real Estate 
April 17Top 40 Global Logistics Companies 
 Top 50 Trucking Companies 
 Container Shipping Quarterly 
May 13PL Report: Improving Supply Chain Visibility 
 Roll-On, Roll-Off Shipping 
 Jacksonville Trade (Special Advertising Section) 
May 15Top 25 North American Ports 
 Mexico Trade and Logistics 
  Gulf Trade: Top Carriers and PortsGulf conference
  European Ports (Special Advertising Section) 
May 29Top 100 Importers and Exporters SMC3, AgTC, AAEI, TMSA
  Philadelphia Logistics (Special Advertising Section) 
  Technology (Special Advertising Section) 
 June 12 Port Productivity 
 Port Technology 
 3PL Report: Improving Efficiency Through Predictive Analytics 
 Florida Trade (Special Advertising Section) 
June 26The Panama Canal Expansion: One Year Later 
 Asia Trade: Midyear Review and Outlook 
 Canada Trade 
 Freight Payment (Special Advertising Section) 
 Directory of Transportation Vol. 1 
July 10Third-Quarter Economic Outlook 
 Top Trans-Pacific Carriers and Ports 
 Latin America Trade and Logistics 
 Cool Cargoes 
July 24Peak-Season Forecast: Ocean and Intermodal 
 Midyear Trucking Market Report 
 3PL Report:
E-Commerce and the Supply Chain Revolution
 Breakbulk Market Report  
August 7Pacific Northwest Gateway 
 Top Trans-Atlantic Carriers and Ports 
 Port of Baltimore (Special Advertising Section) 
August 21JOC Top 50 Container Ports 
 JOC Guide to Trucking 
 3PL Report: Navigating Export Regulations 
 Technology (Special Advertising Section) 
September 4Roll-On, Roll-Off Shipping: North America OutlookNAFTZ
 European Trade and LogisticsSouth Carolina International Trade Conference
 Port Productivity: Improving Efficiency Through Technology JOC Container Trade Europe Conference
 South Carolina Trade (Special Advertising Section) 
September 18Global Logistics FocusCSCMP 
 Container Shipping Intermodal EXPO 2017
 Intermodal Market Report 
  Texas Ports & Logistics Directory 
October 2Cool CargoesPMA
 Asia MaritimeTPM Asia
 Top 25 Trans-Pacific NVOCCs 
 Technology for Ocean Carriers 
 California Gateway (Special Advertising Section) 
 Houston Trade Trade (Special Advertising Section) 
October 16Inland Distribution JOC Inland Distribution Conference
 Fourth-Quarter Economic Outlook 
 Ports of the Americas 
 Memphis Trade (Special Advertising Section) 
  Foreign Trade Zones (Special Advertising Section)


October 30Port Productivity NITL
 Breakbulk Market Report 
 Quarterly Shipper Report 
  Top 50 Global Transportation Providers 
November 13Asia-Europe Carriers and Ports 
 Container Shipping 
 Intermodal Market Report 
November 273PL Report: Managing Shipper Relationships 
 US Gulf Report 
 Freight Payment 

Directory of Transportation, Vol. 2

 Ports/Terminals (special advertising section) 
  Connie Awards (Special Advertising Section) 
  Northeast Logistics (Special advertising section) 
December 11Global Maritime Forecast,
Including Top 40 Container Carriers
 2018 Trucking Outlook 
 Caribbean and Central America Logistics