INTERMODAL TRANSPORT OF FROZEN POULTRY PRODUCTS TO OVERSEAS MARKETS - A COMPARISON OF PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE AND COSTS OF VAN CONTAINER AND BREAK-BULK SYSTEMS

This report covers the factors involved in loading and unloading, labor costs and efficiency, product protection, inland and ocean transport, transit time, load density, insurance, documentation and packaging. In addition an analysis is made of all shipping and transport costs as well as a comparison of break-bulk and container systems. The appendix provides a tabulation of voyage, port, cargo handling and administrative expense.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Agriculture

    Agricultural Research Service
    Hyattsville, MD  USA  20782
  • Authors:
    • NICHOLAS, C J
    • Breakiron, P L
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 53 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084478
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Department of Agriculture
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 1025 Res. Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM