Physical distribution costs represent a combination of freight charges and, primarily, inventory carrying charges. It is demonstrated that improving service reliability can lead to an expanded market for rail services, and that the price/service package for any situation may be computed precisely. The results of such analysis apply to any rail/truck competitive situation. Essential is a rail delivery system that can consistently offer a required level of service reliability at a cost which results in a profit.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Stenger, A J
  • Publication Date: 1980-6

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  • Pagination: p. 48-49
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00315122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1980 12:00AM