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This analysis is primarily focused on the materials management issues associated with the procurement of wheat straw for a processing plant in Pickert, North Dakota.


The railroad industry uses a variety of information and data sources to present planners and decision makers with the best environment facilitating the decision process. The management of this information and its environment is vital to ensure that decision makers have an operational framework allowing...


The goal of this research is to estimate productivity gains and cost savings in the railroad industry since 1978. Further, prior work was extended by separating output and size variables into measures of high and low density output and miles of track. For purposes of comparison, a translog cost function...


The purpose of this report is to describe the R-1 database and a series of programs written to manipulate the data files. These programs were used in a recent research project to generate a time-series database of railroad expense, investment, and operating data. The time-series database was used to...


This report documents the installation and implementation of the Uniform Rail Costing System (URCS) at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI).

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