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The objective of this study is to appraise the issues and problems of rail car supply in North Dakota from the shippers' perspectives. The study also attempts to provide recommendations for future research in this area, with special attention given to examining carrier and shipper concerns. However...

 

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.

 

The purpose of this paper is to profile jumbo covered hopper car leasing by country grain merchandising firms in North Dakota. Costs and utilization of leasing hopper cars are detailed. In addition, a model is developed for comparing the lease/purchase decision.

 

This paper theoretically analyzes Burlington Northern's proposed policy on reducing the number of privately owned covered hopper cars operating on its trackage.

 
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