CURRENT COST OF OPERATING REFRIGERATED TRUCKS FOR HANDLING FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES BY MULTI-TRUCK FIRMS

Current cost per mile for operating trucks to haul fresh fruits and vegetables are developed. Costs were originally developed in 1976 using a synthetic cost analysis and were updated to 1979 using indexes of other sources. Cost per mile tended to decrease as trip lengths increased and total annual mileage increased. Cost increased 37% between 1976 and July 1979. Fuel prices increased 70% while all other items increased 29%.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Economics, Statistics and Cooperations Service

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321262
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM