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Title:Changing Costs and Characteristics of Operating Motor Carriers: A Case Study of Grain Trucking Firms in North Dakota
Authors:Kenneth Casavant, Wesley Wilson, and Gene Griffin
Publication Date:Nov 1982
Report #:SP-24
TRID #:01790152
Keywords:economic analysis, grain, motor carriers, trucking
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers


The general purpose of this paper was to evaluate the performance and operating characteristics of the motor carrier industry serving North Dakota. Specific objectives are: 1) to evaluate the existing grain motor carrier industry in North Dakota as to operating characteristics and stability; 2) to evaluate the changes in this industry over a 15-year period; and 3) to develop implications for performance and viability in the future.

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