HIGHWAYS, TRUCKS, AND NEW INDUSTRY; A STUDY OF CHANGING PATTERNS IN PLANT LOCATION

A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE FACTORS INFLUENCING PLANT LOCATION BASED ON A QUESTIONNAIRE STUDY IS PRESENTED. THE REPORT IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO HIGHWAY AND TRUCK TRANSPORTATION AND IS DIVIDED INTO TEN CHAPTERS COVERING SUCH TOPICS AS: THE LATEST TRENDS IN PLANT LOCATION, THE RANKING OF PLANT LOCATION FACTORS, FINDINGS ON LOCATION AND MOVEMENT OF INDUSTRY, FINDINGS RELATIVE TO THE MOVEMENT OF FREIGHT BY TRUCK, THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED AMONG VARIOUS TYPES OF INDUSTRIES IN THE USE OF PRIVATE VS. FOR-HIRE MOTOR CARRIERS, FINDINGS ON THE RAIL SIDING QUESTION, AND SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF THE FINDINGS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Trucking Associations

    Department of Research and Transport Economics
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 1963-5

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 111 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202098
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1972 12:00AM