Contract rates were allowed by ICC in advance of more complete deregulation finally enacted by Congress in 1980. ICC already listed more than 60 contracts between railroads and their shippers involving specific annual volumes, quality of service, guarantees of car or trailer supply and other factors. Commodities involved in early contracts included grocery and food products, chemicals, automobile parts, building materials, and other freight.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1980-9-29

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  • Accession Number: 00322803
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1980 12:00AM