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Long range planning is crucial for any organization but it is especially important for rural transit systems that have small staffs where one person may possess all the institutional knowledge that keeps things running. Unfortunately, the smallness of these organizations may also demand so much of an...

 

Logistics strategies and practices are essential elements for improving a company's competitiveness in domestic or global markets. Firms expanding into domestic and global markets from the Midwestern and Plains states need to employ efficient strategic logistics practices to compete. Identifying the...

 

Investigations into the effects Z-spiking with fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) rods have on the flexural stiffness and repair of deteriorated railroad crossties were conducted. These tests were conducted to provide a pilot study for an ultimate goal of repairing full-scale bridges. This report presents...

 

One significant consideration when examining a business venture is to define the network for the product. The network design should take into account the number, size, and location of suppliers, producers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers.The spreadsheet model allows consideration of a number...

 

This report presents the results from expert interviews with Minneapolis-St. Paul companies and North Dakota manufacturing companies. The Minneapolis expert interviews helped to identify the minimal logistical capabilities a supplier must have in order to do business with the Minneapolis companies. Ten...

 

In 1993 NDSU established graduate transportation options in civil engineering and agricultural economics. Since many aspects of the transportation programs are interdisciplinary in nature, the potential exists for expansion to other departments at NDSU, and for increased coordination with the NDUS. In...

 

The overall objective of this study was to complete a comparative analysis of firms and economic development specialists' attitudes about the importance location factors in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Results indicated that overall, state and local taxes ranked first, infrastructure ranked...

 
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