TRANSPORTATION TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS

The profitability of the nation's common carriers, both rail and truck, regulatory issues and the emphasis for change promulgated by the Government, consumer groups, shippers and the transportation industry itself; energy concerns; capabilities and capacities for expansion of transportation services within the U.S. to keep pace with expected industrial expansion; and modification and modernization of union practices and union work rules as they affect operational improvements, technological improvements and carrier profitability, are analyzed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was presented at the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Annual Meeting in New York, New York, March 15-17, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry

    360 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • Briody, J F
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 221-226

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM