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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roy J Sampson; Martin T Farris; David L Shrock
|Description:||xiv, 747 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. The role of domestic transportation. The significance of transportation ; The development of transportation ; Societal concerns with transportation --
pt. II. Economic characteristics and performance of transportation. Land carriers ; Water, air, and other forms of carriage ; International transportation ; Passenger transportation ; Passenger transportation problems ; Freight transportation and geography : routes and commodity movements --
pt. III. Regulation/deregulation of domestic transportation. Regulation of transportation monopoly ; Regulation of intermodal transportation competition ; National transportation planning ; The era of deregulation ; Consequences of deregulation ; Regulatory institutions --pt. IV. Rate theory and practice in domestic transportation. The economic and legal basis of rates ; Rate making and kinds of rates ; Freight rate structures ; Transportation costs and the location of economic activity --
pt. V. Carrier management. The carrier operating environment ; Carrier management --
pt. VI. Physical distribution management. Evolution and structure of shipper responsibility ; Traffic management functions ; The logistics function ; Logistics interfaces --
pt. VII. Transportation problems and transportation policy. Transportation market structure ; Transportation labor-management relations ; Public aids and promotions of transportation ; National transportation policy in transition --
pt. VIII. Summary and preview. The future of domestic transportation.
|Responsibility:||Roy J. Sampson, Martin T. Farris, David L. Shrock.|