LOCAL DELIVERY, THE LEAST DEVELOPED LINK IN PERISHABLES DISTRIBUTION

THE LOCAL DELIVERY IS CONSIDERED THE WEAKEST LINK IN THE CHAIN OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION OF PERISHABLE GOODS. SOME OF THE PROBLEMS INVOLVED ARE TRAFFIC CONGESTION, CHANGES IN FOOD BUYING HABITS, AND LACK OF PALLETIZED OPERATIONS. A GRAPH IS PRESENTED WHICH SHOWS A BREAKDOWN OF LOCAL DELIVERIES AS 90 PERCENT OF THE OPERATION; A DIFFERENTIATION OF THE CENTRAL CITY AND SUBURB IN 9 CATEGORIES IS INCLUDED.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Handling & Shipping

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  • Publication Date: 1968-6

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  • Pagination: p. 80

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202132
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1972 12:00AM