EVALUATION OF A DOMESTIC CONTAINER FEEDER SERVICE ON THE ATLANTIC AND GULF COAST--FINAL REPORT
The U.S. Maritime Administration and Sea-Land Service, Inc., jointly undertook this study of a coastwise shipping service in the U.S. Gulf and East Coasts. The service investigated was one that would have the potential to handle domestic cargo in coastwise movement, and international relay cargo from secondary ports to load center ports. To accomplish the goals of the study, seven work elements were performed: (1) Definition of potential market; (2) Analysis of service requirements and competitive factors; (3) Definition of candidate Systems; (4) Evaluation of market penetration; (5) Cost analysis; (6) Evaluation of the legal environment; and (7) Analysis of economic impact.
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- Publication Date: 1979-2
- Pagination: v.p.
- TRT Terms: Analysis; Containerization; Costs; Economic analysis; Feeder services; Freight traffic; Freight transportation; International trade; Market surveys; Rates; Shipping
- Uncontrolled Terms: Cost analysis; Freight rates
- Old TRIS Terms: Cargo movement; Containerized cargo; Domestic shipping analysis; Market studies
- Subject Areas: Economics; Finance; Freight Transportation; Marine Transportation;
- Accession Number: 00194726
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Maritime Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jun 13 1979 12:00AM