A VITAL PARTNERSHIP: FREIGHT CAR UTILIZATION AND PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION

Freight car utilization is a major factor in a railroad's ability to achieve return on invested capital. Despite continuing programs for improving utilization, car cycle time has not responded positively because of labor restrictions, branch-line operations, imbalance in loaded movements and limitations on terminal facilities. Fundamental changes are needed in car handling if further financial deterioration and loss of more markets is to be avoided.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Authors:
    • Pogue Jr, W H
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

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  • Accession Number: 00309899
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1980 12:00AM