Surface Freight: Rail, Truck, and Intermodal

This issue contains 14 papers concerned with surface freight. The issue is divided into three parts. The first part is concerned with railroad operations. Specific topics addressed include: coordination; car distribution; computer graphics; brokerage feasibility for unit-coal-train shipments; benefit-cost analysis in rail branch-line evaluation; and estimating traffic diversion. The second part is concerned with motor carrier operations. Specific topics addressed include: truck freight operating costs; size advantages for marketing; regulatory reform; and urban pickup and delivery. The third part is concerned with intermodalism. Specific topics addressed include: domestic container use; cost-service modeling; profitability; and the energy crisis.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 97p
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01489598
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309030730
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 9 2013 8:37AM