2023 PERSON OF THE YEAR
PETER TIRSCHWELL JOURNAL OF COMMERCE
Peter Tirschwell is Vice President, Maritime, Trade & Supply Chain at S&P Global Market Intelligence. In his role Peter leads the Journal of Commerce, the former daily New York City maritime newspaper founded in 1827 which today is a team of specialized business journalists analyzing end-to-end international shipping supply chains including containerized shipping, ports, airfreight, trucking, rail, distribution centers, and home delivery, addressed to the needs of corporate supply chain leaders.
A career business journalist, Mr. Tirschwell has served the JOC as a maritime reporter, West Coast Bureau Chief, and Editor in Chief of the daily newspaper, as well as publisher. He is currently in charge of the Shipping Intelligence business within S&P Global Market Intelligence. Mr. Tirschwell is a driving force in the success of the annual TPM Conference as the founder and chairman of the world’s largest and most influential container shipping event, which was founded in 2001. He writes regular news analysis, speaks frequently at industry events and has been quoted in or written Op-Ed pieces for mainstream business media including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and The Washington Post, CBS News, NPR, The Financial Times, The New York Times and many others.
ABOUT: The Journal of Commerce is a biweekly magazine published in the United States that focuses on global trade topics. First published in 1827 in New York, it has a circulation of approximately 15,000. It provides editorial content to manage day-to-day international logistics and shipping needs, covering the areas of cargo and freight transportation, export and import, global transport logistics and trade, international supply chain management and US Customs regulations.