Characteristics of Drayage Operations at the Port of Houston, Texas

  title={Characteristics of Drayage Operations at the Port of Houston, Texas},
  author={Robert Harrison and Nathan Hutson and Jason R West and Julie Wilke},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  pages={31 - 37}
Port drayage—defined as a truck pickup from or delivery to a seaport, with the trip origin and destination in the same urban area—is a critical, yet comparatively understudied link in the intermodal supply chain. Because port dray trucks operate primarily in urban environments, they significantly affect congestion and air quality. Drayage industry characteristics at the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) in Texas are identified to help planners prepare for continually increasing container volumes… 

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