THE RAILROADS' INTEREST IN LTL CARRIERS

This article presents arguments in favor of common ownership of both rail and trucking carriers. Areas discussed include the following: Why Railroads Like Intermodal; Why Railroads Might Want Trucking Companies; Why Can Railroads Handle LTL Traffic Better Than Truckload?; LTL Linehaul is High-Yield Business; Unionized versus Nonunion Truckers; Regulatory Problems; Other Risks; and Union Pacific and Overnite.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Regular Common Carrier Conference, ATA

    2200 Mill Road, Suite 350
    Alexandria, VA  United States  22314-4677
  • Authors:
    • Robertson, G V
  • Publication Date: 1988-11

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  • Accession Number: 00608177
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1991 12:00AM