PIGGYBACK'S POTENTIAL FOR PERISHABLES

Railroad share of the fresh fruit and vegetable traffic has decreased to the present 10 percent level in the wake of growth of the owner-operator, agricultural-exemption truckers. Santa Fe is teaming with a shipper association, Co-operative Shippers, Inc., in an intermodal operation which will use special reefer trailers for produce eastbound from the West Coast and dry freight westbound--achieving balanced moves at competitive rates.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1979-1-8

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 30-32
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189053
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM