This report describes the technical and operational features of a computerized system to control the use of container, chassis and barge equipment by Lykes Brothers Steamship Company. This project included the design, development, implementation, operation, and evaluation of the Equipment Control System. Lykes estimates a savings of up to 10 percent of equipment lease costs and an improved utilization of container equipment up to 15 percent. The report includes a discussion of the computer hardware and software utilized and the user's perspective following the initial operating period.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Lykes Brothers Steamship Company, Incorporated

    Lykes Center, 300 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA  United States  70130

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Fox, J B
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00308597
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: MA-5-38040
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 20 1980 12:00AM