Shippers' associations can do more

Samwel, Emad
December 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/15/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 50, p15
Comments on the nature of shippers' associations in the U.S. Objectives of the associations; Reason behind the formation of shippers' associations; Opportunities that shippers' associations can give for their members.


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