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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 50.00
Road freight transport for own account represents a major share of inland transport in Europe and, depending on the country concerned, accounts for two to five times the tonnage carried by rail. Despite its importance, however, own account transport tends to be overlooked since it is not regarded as a logistics activity, whereas it is, in fact, a vital... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 102.00
Charging for the use of transport infrastructure has very different traditions in the various modes, reflecting the different nature of their infrastructure (nodal vs. linear), but also different historical traditions of open access, system integration, etc. Since the early 90's various European Commission initiatives took on this issue, looking... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
This volume present the proceedings for The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses and Trains International Conference held in Lake Tahoe, California, August 26-31, 2007 by Engineering Conferences International (ECI). more...
- J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2008; US$ 41.99
Written by an experienced transportation professional and former driver training instructor, this 2nd Edition Manual teaches the basics of safe driving techniques for tractor-trailer rigs and provides up-to-date regulatory information. The manual also helps you meet FMCSA's entry-level driver training requirements. It covers all four areas - driver... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 64.00
Crime in road transport is a serious and growing problem. The extent of crime involving goods and goods vehicles is difficult to estimate, but data in some countries show that up to 1% of the commercial fleet is stolen each year, at an annual cost of many millions of euros. In a study of 23 European countries, this report describes the modes of theft... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
A serious incident involving dangerous goods in a tunnel can be extremely costly in terms of loss of human lives, environmental degradation, tunnel damage and transport disruption. On the other hand, needlessly banning dangerous goods from tunnels may create unjustified economic costs. Moreover, such a ban might force operators to use more dangerous... more...
- Kogan Page 2010; US$ 55.00
A Study Manual of Professional Competence in Road Haulage provides a complete resource for anyone taking the Oxford Cambridge and RSA CPC examination for national and international road haulage. more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2011; US$ 299.99
A complete market research guide to the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries?for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains our famous trends analysis, statistical tables and glossary. Includes our profiles of the top 500 global transportation, supply chain and logistics firms,... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Since their introduction in the 1960s containers represent the standard unit-load concept for international freight. Container terminals primarily serve as an interface between different modes of transportation, e.g. domestic rail or truck transportation and deep sea maritime transport. Significant gains in productivity can be achieved through advanced... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America. Shane Hamilton paints an eye-opening portrait of the rural highways of the American heartland, and in doing so explains why working-class populist voters are drawn to conservative politicians... more...