TITLE

Some Logistics Implications of Rail Line Abandonment

AUTHOR(S)
Gittings, Gary; Thomchick, Evelyn
PUB. DATE
June 1987
SOURCE
Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Summer87, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of abandonment of unprofitable railroads on the shipping business in the U.S. during 1970s. Selection between modes of transportation; Disadvantages of railroad transportation; Factors affecting the use of rail transportation; Relationship between transport policy and shippers' business logistics behavior.
ACCESSION #
7697922

 

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