WHAT'S AHEAD FOR FLATBACK, FIZZLE OR BOOM?

Interview with Thomas A. Fante, General Manager, intermodal traffic, Southern Pacific Transportation Co. on Outlook for flatback. Topics covered include profitability to the railroads in the face of strong truck competition; adequacy of rate of return provided by rates covering out-of-pocket costs; need for operating efficiencies; kind of service and equipment required for modernized, more efficnent intermodal operation; markets that railroads should aim for; identification of rail intermodal department's competition.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Roberts, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 70-73
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 30
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129330
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM