COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY: A KEY TO IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY IN TRANSPORTATION

The utilization of computers by different transport modes is discussed in this article. Control Data Corp. has a transportation industry management office to direct and coordinate its computer applications in this field. Described are CARRIER, a truck line computer network; QUICKTRANS, an application on an air cargo line; and FCAMS, a computerized system for shippers which facilitates planning of freight shipments and warehousing operations. One promising area for computer systems is identified as tracking of intermodal shipments.

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  • Accession Number: 00098052
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM