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Title:Transportation as an Input to the North Dakota Agricultural Marketing Process
Authors:Kimberly Vachal, John Bitzan, and Denver Tolliver
Publication Date:Feb 1996
Report #:MPC-96-54
Project #:MPC-055
TRID #:00722179
Keywords:agriculture, competition, grain, grain elevators, marketing, railroad transportation
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



This study shows that carriers' rates are constrained by four factors not under the control of the carrier. These factors include intramodal competition, intermodal competition, geographic competition, and product competition.

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