COMPUTERIZED COSTING MODEL FOR INLAND WATERWAYS BARGE TRANSPORTATION

Shippers and carriers are constantly in need of substantial amounts of transportation cost information: Shippers are looking for the most economical means of moving freight; carriers need information to determine rates that attract or retain business. The model presented in this paper calculates the costs associated with shipping by barge via the Inland Waterways System.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Management Sciences

    146 Westminster Street
    Providence, RI  United States  02903
  • Authors:
    • Smith Jr, M L
    • Metzner, H E
    • Brooks, W A
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 31-37
  • Serial:
    • INTERFACES
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: HERTZ CORPORATION.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182911
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM