Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Fall

A Longitudial Study of Private Warehouse Investment Strategies
INTRODUCTION During the last decade of the 20th century, conventional purchasing and logistics functions expanded into a broader strategic approach to include materials and distribution management known as supply chain management (Tan, 2001). Warehousing,...
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A Triadic View of Truck Driver Satisfaction
INTRODUCTION Driver turnover has persistently plagued for-hire truckload (TL) motor carriers since deregulation in 1980. Many trucking firms have tried higher wages, bonus programs, family incentives, guaranteed time-home schedules, and a variety...
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Avoiding Shipper/consignee Double Payment Liability
"Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble"--from the three witches' chorus, Wm. Shakespeare's Macbeth. It is now beyond question that shippers and consignees face potential double payment liability to motor carriers for freight...
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Private Warehouse Investment Strategies in Small versus Large Manufacturing Firms
INTRODUCTION Historically, warehousing performed the function of long term-storage for raw materials, goods in process, and finished goods. Manufacturers fabricated products for storage in warehouses and then sold from inventory. Many warehouses...
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Roles and Capabilities of the Retail Supply Chain Organization
Supply chain management (SCM) has become a critical strategic function in many industries during the past 20 years. SCM has developed into an integrative discipline incorporating strategic elements with process and collaboration (Gibson et al. 2005)....
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The Impact of Hours-of-Service Regulations on Transportation Productivity and Safety: A Summary of Findings from the Literature
INTRODUCTION The hours of service (HOS) regulations were first introduced by the now-abolished Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1937 as a way to protect the safety of long-haul truckers. The HOS's main purpose is to prevent truck accidents...
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