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TOTAL TRANSPORTATION COST CONCEPT

When comparing different ways of transporting cargo ( by sea, truck and railway ), pure transportation costs have to be considered as well as costs such as terminal expenses, packing expenses, transhipment costs and costs to get the cargo to and from the nearest terminal. All these additional costs may be more than the pure transportation cost. Though the total transportation cost is a very important factor, other factors such as time regularity in service, and the handling of the cargo must be considered when deciding how to transport the goods.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn

    Trade News Ltd, Drummond House, 203-9 North Grove Street
    London NW1,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Aadland, T
  • Publication Date: 1969-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 6-7
  • Serial:
    • ICHCA Journal
    • Volume: 3
    • Issue Number: 12
    • Publisher: International Cargo Handling Coordination Assn

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00005926
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1972 12:00AM