USE OF MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS IN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY. ABRIDGMENT

This paper attempts to identify the significant role that mobile communications plays in the operation of pickup and delivery and over-the-road service in the trucking industry. A number of specific instances of operational and safety improvements due to the use of communications devices are identified. Very little doubt remains that improved mobile communications technologies, such as the ones briefly described in this paper, and a more widespread adoption of availabe and future devices will further increase the performance of the trucking industry. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 21-23
  • Monograph Title: Freight movement and demand
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189862
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM