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Title:Economics of Investment in Transportation Equipment by Grain Merchandising Firms
Authors:Dennis Ming
Publication Date:Feb 1984
Report #:SP-59
TRID #:01835964
Keywords:covered hopper cars, economics, freight transportation, grain, investments, leasing, purchasing, tractor trailer combinations
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The analyses that follow are concerned with four investment alternatives: 1) purchase of tractor/trailer rig; 2) lease of tractor/trailer rig; 3) purchase of jumbo covered hopper car; and 4) lease of jumbo covered hopper car.

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