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President Joseph A. Chapman has charged North Dakota State University to move to the next "level of excellence" in its service to North Dakota. The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is a full partner in that desired growth and progress. The Institute's continuing research, education, and service...

 

This analysis is largely based on received theory of firm behavior. How will an individual transportation firm react to changes in the logistical system if the four dams are breached? The collective action of like firms will result in changes in the industry, which will reveal much about the potential...

 

The overall purpose of this report is to evaluate the perspectives and practice of economic and safety regulation of local and regional short line railroads. Specific objectives are to: (1) review the dynamics of the short line railroad spin-off movement in the United States and the Mountain-Plains Consortium...

 

Knowledge and control of costs is fundamental to any business enterprise. Understanding the structure of costs allows managers to achieve various goals within their organization. Costs knowledge has implications for pricing and for efficiency gains, both actions of which increase the potential profitability...

 

This paper reviews an in-depth study of eastern Washington railroad needs, examines the characteristics of regional railroads from Washington to North Dakota and, finally, develops some benefits associated with use of regional railroads.

 

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.

 

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...

 

The overall purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of alternative cooperative arrangements, especially a subterminal elevator, at a selected specific site in Bisbee, North Dakota. While the analysis develops results for Bisbee, the methodology and data sources used will provide guidance...

 

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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