The Urban Freight Consolidation Workshop discusses the desirability and practicality of establishing programs to consolidate the pickup and delivery of small shipments in highly concentrated urban areas. After presentation of an overview paper, Institutional Issues in Urban Freight Consolidation, by Ernest R. Cadotte and Robert A. Robicheaux, the following papers were given: Consolidation and Distribution--The Broad Picture, John T. Norris; Transportation Facilitation Center Concept, Irwin Blatner; The Regulatory Issues of Small-Shipment Consolidation, A. Daniel O'Neal; Chicago's Perspective of Urban-Freight Consolidation, Charles W. Lustig; Freight Consolidation in New York City, Samuel D. Kahan; Baltimore's Perspective of Urban-Freight Consolidation, Siegbert Schacknies; Small-Shipper Perspective, Richard A. Whitty; The Perspective of a ''Big Shipper,'' William K. Smith; A Receiver's Viewpoint of Consolidation, William P. McDaniel; For-Hire Motor-Carrier Perspective of Urban-Freight Consolidation, John L. Reith; Private-Carrier Perspective of Urban-Freight Consolidation, H. E. Manker; Union Perspective, M. R. Nensel; Urban-Freight Distribution Myopia, Carl S. Rappaport; Freight-Service Expectations, Performance, and Tradeoffs in Urban Areas: A Survey, Robert A. Robicheaux and Ernest R. Cadotte; and Freight Consolidation--Can It Be Successfully Implemented, James F. Robeson. (ERA citation 03:048187)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Urban Freight Consolidation Workshop, Knoxville, Tennessee, January 13, 1976.
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    Department of Transportation

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    Federal Energy Administration

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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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    Department of Energy

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  • Publication Date: 1978-6

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  • Pagination: 178 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00186387
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1981 12:00AM