Ari Ashe

IHS Markit

Senior Editor, Southeast Ports, and Intermodal Rail, JOC, Maritime & Trade

Ari Ashe joined the JOC in 2018 and reports on the Southeast US ports, intermodal, and trucking, while co-chairing the programming committee for the JOC Inland Distribution Conference. He has nearly 15 years of journalism experience. He began his career with WTOP-FM in Washington, D.C., a 24/7 all-news radio outlet, where he won an Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative journalism in his role as the commuter transportation beat reporter. In 2016, Ashe moved to Transport Topics, a publication of the American Trucking Associations, covering trucking, railroads, and ocean carriers, including quarterly earnings reports and economic news affecting the industry. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from George Washington University and a master’s in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University.

Sessions With Ari Ashe

Tuesday, 2 March

  • 02:45pm - 03:15pm (EST) / 02/mar/2021 07:45 pm - 02/mar/2021 08:15 pm

    The Rail and Trucking Outlook

    The Truckload View of 2021

    Knight-Swift Transportation operates the top irregular, one-way long-haul truckload fleet in the US, and also has logistics and intermodal business lines. In this session, Knight Swift CEO Dave Jackson will discuss what shippers should expect for the rest of 2021 in terms of trucking rates, capacity, and service; the ways carriers, shippers, and receivers can work more efficiently together; and how shippers should go about being the first to get capacity in a tight market. He will also address what, if any, effect the COVID-19 vaccine distribution may have on the truckload network.