TITLE

How to save wagonload freight

AUTHOR(S)
Heydenreich, Thomas; Lahrmann, Mathias
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Sep2010, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the future of single wagonload freight in Europe. It identifies several reasons for falling single wagonload traffic facing major operators, including cross-border growth in freight transport volume and reduction in wagonload networks of operators. It recognizes numerous projects of operators to increase their wagonload efficiency and profitability. In addition, the article offers ideas for dealing with high fixed costs of wagonload operations.
ACCESSION #
54090592

 

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