Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Spring

Global Order Status Process of Hi-Tech Companies
INTRODUCTION Providing order status information to a customer is important for a company's success. A simple advantage a company gains by providing such information is satisfied customers. Having state-of-the-art order status and track and trace...
Industry-Wide Response to Terror: A Political Economy Analysis of the Owner/operator Sector of the U.S. Motorcoach Industry Post 9-11
INTRODUCTION U.S. transportation sectors adapted promptly to the challenges engendered by the terror attacks on U.S. soil September 11, 2001. Though initially grounded at U.S. borders, motor carriers responded effectively to requests for expedited...
Logistics Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
INTRODUCTION The demand for professionals who can manage logistics1 functions and processes has grown rapidly. At the same time, academic programs capable of producing such individuals have been slow to meet this need. As a result, there is a relative...
Shippers Usage of the Internet Including E-Marketplaces in the Trucking Industry
INTRODUCTION In today's competitive business environment, shippers increasingly view the transportation of goods as an integral component of supply chain management, rather than simply a cost of doing business. This new approach requires that every...
Surface Freight Transportation in Mexico Post NAFTA
INTRODUCTION One of the major expressed objectives of the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was to facilitate the cross-border movement of goods and services between the territories of Canada, Mexico and the United States. Another...