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  United States  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