RAW MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION COSTS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON THE USE OF WASTE PAPER AND SCRAP IRON AND STEEL (1974)

The grant study evaluates the importance of transportation charges for virgin and competing secondary materials in the investment decisions of the steel and papermaking industries. Three major modes of transport are considered-rail, motor carrier, and inland water barge. Transportation charges are evaluated with respect to revenues generated for carriers. Comparisons of differences chemical-equivalent empirical data on transportation rates, volume shipments, and origin and destination for the selected materials.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Resource Planning Institute

    Cambridge, MA  United States  02138
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Accession Number: 00321023
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM