Peter Tirschwell and Joe Lynch discuss highlights from TPM 2023. Peter is Vice President, Journal of Commerce, the Maritime, Trade & Supply Chain division of S&P Global, a global data, analytics and business intelligence organization serving sectors including maritime, energy, automotive, petrochemical and financial.

About Peter Tirschwell

Peter Tirschwell is Vice President in the Maritime, Trade & Supply Chain division of S&P Global;, a global data, analytics and business intelligence organization serving sectors including maritime, energy, automotive, petrochemical and financial. In his role Peter leads The Journal of Commerce, the historic New York City maritime newspaper founded in 1827, today a team of specialized business journalists focused on the end-to-end international shipping supply chain including shipping, ports, airfreight, trucking, rail and home delivery, addressed to the needs of shippers. A career business journalist, Peter has served as a maritime reporter, West Coast Bureau Chief, Editor in Chief and Publisher of The Journal of Commerce, over the course of his 30-year career with the JOC beginning as a maritime beat reporter in the early 1990s. He is the founder and chairman of the annual JOC TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif., the world’s largest container shipping conference, now 23 years old. He writes a regular JOC column, speaks regularly at industry events and has been quoted in or written for mainstream business media including the The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and The Washington Post, CBS News, NPR, The Financial Times, The New York Times and others. He has degrees from the University of Maine and Fordham University.

About Journal of Commerce

Journal of Commerce is a team of specialized journalists covering international logistics and supply chains with a focus on containerized shipping, ports, trucking, railroads and airfreight. The JOC develops industry-leading events such as TPM, the world’s largest containerized shipping event. The Journal of Commerce is part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, whose team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction. S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

Key Takeaways: Highlights from TPM 2023

  • Peter Tirschwell is Vice President, Journal of Commerce, the Maritime, Trade & Supply Chain division of S&P Global.
  • In the podcast interview, Peter and Joe discuss highlights from TPM 2023
  • TPM is the premier conference for the international container shipping and logistics community.
  • TPM 2023 was held February 26 – March 1, 2023, at the Long Beach Convention Center, California.
  • TPM annually presents the industry’s most in-depth program delving into the most pressing challenges affecting container shippers in North America and globally.
  • TPM annually attracts the most senior-level audience in the industry and is a platform for a week of essential and intensive networking, negotiations, and relationship building among the multiple parties in the international container shipping supply chain: shippers, carriers, forwarders, technology providers, trucking operators, railroads, ports, terminals, and many others who participate in this market.
  • In addition to significant networking opportunities, the event provides an in-depth look at the industry’s current situation through panel discussions, roundtables, and speeches by key industry players.
  • Now part of S&P Global Market Intelligence , the JOC Group is the world’s authoritative provider of business intelligence, information and events for trade, transportation, and logistics professionals.
  • JOC Group provides import and export trade information to more than 1,600 companies, governments, and associations in more than 50 countries.
  • JOC products include PIERS, the world’s most comprehensive database of U.S. waterborne activity; the TPM annual conference for the trans-Pacific and global container shipping community;, an information portal for container shipping and international logistics; The Journal of Commerce publication for logistics executives; and RailResource, a collection of well-known brands that serve the North American freight railroad and rail-supply markets.

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