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This report will review the demand situation in Bolivia, emphasizing location and end use. Then, the physical distribution of PL 480 wheat will be evaluated, looking first at the ocean transportation, then the port alternatives and support, and finally, the transportation within the South American interior....

 

The general purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance and use of farm trucks in the North Dakota grain industry.

 

The motor carrier industry faces a costly problem with driver turnover and a general driver shortage. This paper looks at drivers' opinions about specific areas of their work and how important these areas are to their job satisfaction. Management's perceptions of drivers are also addressed and compared...

 

This report is an assessment of the impact that rail deregulation has had on the transportation of agricultural commodities, specifically the Staggers Rail Act of 1980.

 

During the late 1970's and early 1980's a variety of legislation was passed that affected the transportation industries. Legislated changes, coupled with rising costs and a depressed economy, represented a wide variety of new circumstances facing the grain distribution system, particularly the grain...

 

This paper is an expanded version of a report submitted to the Office of Transportation Analysis, Interstate Commerce Commission regarding the competitive impacts of rail rate contracts on country grain elevators. The project was conducted concurrent with similar studies in several other grain producing...

 

The purpose of this paper is to analyze shifts in regional HRS wheat marketing patterns that coincided with the terms of three railroad contracts. Specifics on the contracts are not available because of confidentiality, but factors such as origin (region), term and destination are available.

 

The theory of dominant firm price leadership is used to explain price and output behavior and equilibrium in rail and truck grain transportation. A very important factor explaining intermodal competition is the slope of the supply function of the competitive fringe, the truck mode. An econometric model...

 

The purpose of this paper is to examine changes in the grain pricing practices of railroads in the Upper Great Plains pre- and post-Staggers. This paper will attempt to determine if any observable pricing practice changes have taken place and if product and geographic competition have been effective...

 

The overall objective of this report is to inventory the structure and conduct of the grain elevator industry in North Dakota. Specific objectives are to: 1) examine the physical plant of the North Dakota grain elevator industry; 2) review the type and role of functions performed by the elevators; 3)...

 
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