Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Spring

Characteristics of the Market for International Airfreight in Intermodal Logistics
INTRODUCTION Reviews of the literature of transportation and logistics indicate clearly that efficiency in international intermodal logistics has become increasingly denned by the speed in which components and finished products are moved through...
Examining International Freight Forwarder Services: The Perspectives of Current Providers and Users
INTRODUCTION International freight forwarders (IFFs) are key specialists in cross-border trade. They can provide a variety of services, and are used by the great majority of companies engaged in international commerce (Johnson and Wood, 1996). Despite...
The Impact of Downsizing on Logistics Performance and Employees in Shipper Firms
INTRODUCTION The importance of downsizing on American life is evident from the coverage it has received of late in both the trade and popular business press (Blohowiak 1996; Bernstein 1997; Heller 1997). Downsizing is often the result or byproduct...
The Investment and Marketing of Transload Facilities: A Statistical Evaluation
IMPORTANCE OF THE ISSUE Intermodal and multimodal have long involved the combining of ideas already in existence. For example, the container concept dates back to early Roman days. Jack White of the Smithsonian has thoroughly researched the roots...
The Jones Act: It Is Time for Reform
INTRODUCTION The Jones Act of 1920 set aside domestic trade for US-built, US-flagged and U.S. crewed ships. The primary purpose of the Jones Act was to ensure the United States would have an adequate merchant marine fleet available during national...