An information system has been developed for storing and retrieving freight rate data and for selecting the lowest rate for a given shipment or the optimum transportation ship and route for a future shipment. The system stores data from selected tariffs for any origin, destination or commodity applicable to shipments in a complex multitariff, multi-mode storage environment. Processing programs used for rate retrieval and freight charge calculation are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Western Electric Company, Incorporated

    195 Broadway
    New York, NY  United States  10007
  • Authors:
    • D'Anna, A J
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 36-43
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00041540
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM