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- ICC to seek AAR data on costing system problems. // Traffic World;11/29/93, Vol. 236 Issue 9, p35
Probes on the problem regarding the costing system of the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Interstate Commerce Commission's inquiry on the AAR; Comments by Chairman Gail C. McDonald and Commissioner Karen B. Philips.
- Transportation. Valk, Vincent // Chemical Week;1/18/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 2, p21
This article deals with the high rail rate issue facing chemical shippers in the U.S. According to the Association of American Railroads, chemical railcar loadings dropped by 9.6% in 2009. Jay Roman of Escalation Consultants attributes the drop in rail shipping cost to the decline in fuel...
- RAILWAY RATES AND JOINT COST. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May13, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p535
Focuses on railway rates and joint cost. Dangers in the use of the term joint supply.
- Rate Pains. Gallagher, John // Traffic World;6/19/2000, Vol. 262 Issue 12, p39
Reports on the increased rates in United States railroad services. Factors that drive transportation rates; Effect of the rate increases on the whole traffic and communication sector.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Reardon, Andrew F.; Shiner, Josette Sheeran // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/11/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p9
Presents letters to the editor referencing to articles and topics discussed in previous issues. "No More Free Lunch," which focused on rail rates in the U.S.; "Winter of Discontent: Africa Is Looking Beyond the Growth and Opportunity Act," which discussed the value of the African Growth and...
- Breaking the bottleneck. Barnes, David // Traffic World;11/24/97, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p11
Reports on the US Senate bill, Railroad Protection Act, which seeks to require railroad companies to quote rates on line segments. Bill as a means of protecting shippers; Association of American Railroads' (AAR) protest against the proposed legislation.
- Redux or Re-regulation. Sowinski, Lara L. // World Trade;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p46
The article reports on the condition of the rail industry in the U.S. The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 passed by the U.S. Congress to partially deregulate the industry provided the impetus for the dramatic turn-around of the industry. Railroads, like other transportation companies, are feeling the...
- STB Seeks Rate Changes for Captive Shippers. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;7/30/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 20, p8
The article discusses the U.S. Surface Transportation Board's (STB) proposed 2012 legislation related to captive shippers and freight rates for rail transportation, and mentions the reaction of chemical industries to the proposed changes.
- RAILWAY RATE THEORIES OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION. I. Hammond, M.B. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Nov10, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
Examines the railway rate theories of the Interstate Commerce Commission in the U.S. Fundamental principles of rate making; Importance of the value of commodity as a rate basis; Social considerations of rate-making; Comparison with other commodities; Cost of service.