The objective of this study was to determine the terminal's true potential for improvement. Some areas considered were labor utilization and effectiveness, operations performance, budget control, and profit improvement. A definite need for modern management methods, and information system to aid in decision-making, and the training of supervisors to use these tools was found. A new terminal management system was outlined. Recommendations were made for specific operations based on management improvement. Continuous time studies and work samplings were used to evaluate labor utilization. Analyses of terminal operational data was used to evaluate terminal effectiveness. Management Center Reports were used for analysis of operating expanses.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Management Science Associates

    P.O. Box 239
    Los Altos, CA  United States  94022

    United States Railway Association

    2100 2nd Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20595
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 158 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099847
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Railway Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USRA/R-047 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: USRA-C-50102
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM