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Title:Methods for Analyzing Motor Carrier and Railroad Costs
Authors:Denver Tolliver and John Bitzan
Publication Date:Jun 1997
Report #:SP-135
TRID #:01848412
Keywords:alternatives analysis, costs, data analysis, economic efficiency, freight transportation, motor carriers, railroads
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



This paper estimates railroad and truck shipment costs for several major commodities and illustrates how public data and analytic tools can be used to analyze multimodal trade-offs and efficiencies.

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