Brief history of the American Journal of Transportation
The American Journal of Transportation, formerly known as The Boston Marine Guide, The New England Journal of Transportation, The Northeast Journal of Transportation, and The Atlantic Journal of Transportation, has grown and expanded to provide worldwide coverage of events relating to freight forwarding, international trade, logistics, and air, rail, over the road, and maritime cargo transportation.
The Company was established in 1919 as The Boston Marine Guide. The newspaper provided a schedule of the various cargo vessels calling The Port of Boston. Today, after 88 years of uninterrupted publication, The American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) has become the businessman’s weekly companion, chronicling the events that shape international trade and transportation.
The American Journal of Transportation is dedicated to providing shippers, and transportation professionals with up-to-date information that impacts international commerce. It provides a chronicle of the events and policies that shape international trade and transportation. The American Journal of Transportation is the only weekly newspaper reaching freight forwarders, shippers and transportation executives responsible for their company’s international trade decisions. Over the years, the publication’s primary geographic focus has expanded from the US Atlantic coast gateways, stretching from Eastern Canada to Florida. Today the scope of the AJOT’s coverage is international.
The AJOT’s mission is to provide shippers, carriers, transportation intermediaries, and logistics professionals with coverage of news and events that shape the world of international trade and transportation. Using a crisp, concise reporting style, and a staff of experienced journalists, based throughout the country, the AJOT provides coverage second to none in the industry.
Special editions throughout the year allow in-depth coverage of various topics including: Port Security, Port Equipment and Technology, Perishables, Forest Products, Breakbulk Transport, Terminal Operators and Stevedores, European Ports Review, Trans-Atlantic Trade, and many others.