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A Process for County Road Planning (Apr 2006, MPC-06-183)

A county road planning process was developed that would facilitate the best use of scarce resources and that could be easily adapted to a county's unique situation. The planning process was used to create a county road plan for Cass County, North Dakota, and the process was modified during the project...

 

This project was designed to increase understanding of voluntary turnover of drivers. To accomplish this objective, written surveys were used to gather data from drivers. Surveys were completed by drivers at two different times during the study. The first survey, assessing personal and situational characteristics...

 

The study examined organizational issues that affected employee motivation and retention. To obtain information about these issues that could be qualitatively analyzed and compared from state to state, face-to-face interviews were conducted with two or three individuals at the Minnesota, Iowa, North...

 

Hearing to present findings regarding the analysis of railroad revenues and costs. The revenue-cost study was restricted to wheat movement originating in North Dakota by the BNSF railroad.

 

This study obtained usable data from 15 companies interviewed in an effort to analyze the full cost of truckload driver turnover. Companies ranged from 32 to 9,463 trucks, and included dry van, reefer, and flatbed carriers. Some were company driver fleets and others used owner-operators.

 

The initial part of the study identifies a hypothetical career path based on theories of industrial psychology. This is followed with an in-depth analysis of what drivers' perceptions are of a career path that would improve job satisfaction. A final component of the study identifies management's perceptions...

 

This analysis is largely based on received theory of firm behavior. How will an individual transportation firm react to changes in the logistical system if the four dams are breached? The collective action of like firms will result in changes in the industry, which will reveal much about the potential...

 

This study was designed to determine the transportation-related training needs of county road managers and elected officials. The training needs were identified through a mail questionnaire.

 

This report is a summary of the impressions, as well as the recommendations, drawn by Gene Griffin, director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU; and Dennis McLeod, president, Red River Valley & Western Railroad. These impressions and recommendations are based on an eight-day site...

 

Assess the need and opportunities to develop training and education programs, which would help transportation managers, business, and government officials adjust to a free market environment, and the Far Eastern State Transportation University educate and train transportation professionals to function...

 
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