A COMPARISON OF TRANSPORT COSTS, PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE, AND SPOILAGE FACTORS FOR INTERMODAL SHIPMENTS OF ICEBERG LETTUCE TO EUROPEAN MARKETS

The study identifies some of the problems and opportunities of air cargo and surface (van container) shipments. Cost comparisons are made between these two transport modes. Also, the cost effectiveness of air cargo transport is weighed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Agricultural Research Service

    Department of Agriculture
    Beltsville, MD  USA  20705
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 27 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147546
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ARS-NE-77
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM