SIMPLE ANALYSIS FOR A MULTIPLE DELIVERY NETWORK

THE FIELD OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION IS ONE ASPECT OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION THAT HAS REASONABLE POSSIBILITIES FOR CONSIDERABLE SAVINGS. THE AIM OF THIS PAPER IS TO DESCRIBE A SIMPLE SYSTEM OF DISTRIBUTION OUTLET ANALYSIS, WHICH WILL PROVIDE THE INFORMATION NEEDED TO ARRIVE AT THE BEST COMPROMISE BETWEEN MARKETING REQUIREMENTS AND TRANSPORT ECONOMICS. A PICTURE OF THE DISTRIBUTION PATTERN IN A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHICAL AREA WAS BUILT AND A POSSIBLE DELIVERY LOCATION CODING SYSTEM WAS DEVELOPED AND APPLIED TO A MIXTURE OF INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT DISTRIBUTION FREQUENCY SHOULD BE TAILORED TO THE REAL MARKETING REQUIREMENTS. AN ANALYSIS IS PRESENTED TO DETERMINE THESE REQUIREMENTS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Freight Management

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  • Authors:
    • Audland, M
  • Publication Date: 1969-6

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 61-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202097
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1972 12:00AM