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Logistical Capabilities of Trucking Firms (Aug 1997, MPC-97-79, Project #: MPC-131)
The objectives of this research are to determine how regional trucking firms are incorporating logistical services into their business, show some of the current trends regarding logistics in the trucking business, and allow firms to evaluate themselves against the rest of the industry.
The project objective was to assess and determine whether the logistical practices of small and rural suppliers will allow them the opportunity to successfully participate in an integrated supply chain. The project consists of two steps. First, we identified minimal logistical capabilities a supplier...
The objective of this project was to develop a program that provides short-term analyses and education in an effort to enhance the viability of rural manufacturing and processing firms through a better understanding of transportation and logistics management by organizations in North Dakota.
Through deregulation, the railroad industry has rationalized its services across the nation. Since 1980, this has led to the abandonment of over 33,000 miles of rail line in the U.S. While this has improved the efficiency and financial viability of rail carriers, it has adversely affected some rural...