Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Fall

Assessing the Impact of the Shortage of Aviation Maintenance Technicians on Air Transportation
INTRODUCTION This research report investigates the relevant supply and demand issues concerning Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT). immediate and long term effects upon the aircraft maintenance environment are evaluated. The analysis focuses...
Automatic Replenishment: The Relationship between Resource Commitment and Program Performance
INTRODUCTION inventory management, i.e., deciding what to stock, how much, and where, is one of the most difficult tasks businesses face. Traditionally, forecasts have driven production and distribution scheduling--usually with mixed results at...
Determinant Criteria in the Ocean Carrier Selection Process
INTRODUCTION Both industry and academia have begun to place more importance on determining and understanding the selection criteria used in choosing a transportation provider. Differences between motor carriers and shippers perception of choice...
From the Editor
Welcome to the Fall, 1998 issue of the Journal of Transportation Management As always, I offer my sincere gratitude to the members of the Editorial Review Board who contributed to the success of this issue. I also offer praise to my able and dedicated...
Mergers and Alliances in the Liner Shipping Industry: An Historical Perspective
INTRODUCTION In the present decade, mergers and strategic alliances have become the model for liner shipping companies in coping with the globalization of the world economy. The present day competition and rise in the cost of capital has resulted...
Twenty Years of Airline Deregulation: The Impact on Outlying Small Communities
INTRODUCTION Transportation has long been an area of interest for economists, geographers, logisticians, marketers, sociologists and other students of economic and social development. Indeed, from very early on in the development of this country...