Creating transportation policy in a network that utilizes both contract carriers and an internally managed fleet

@inproceedings{Mulqueen2006CreatingTP,
  title={Creating transportation policy in a network that utilizes both contract carriers and an internally managed fleet},
  author={Michael Mulqueen},
  year={2006}
}
A convergence of factors including a strong economy, changing demographics and increased regulatory control has resulted in a U.S. For-Hire Truckload (TL) industry that is increasingly pressed to meet shippers' needs for fi-eight services. As demand now exceeds supply, the buyer/seller relationship has swung to favor TL providers who wield much more power than they have historically enjoyed. TL carriers are now able to negotiate higher rates, increase charges for providing additional services… CONTINUE READING

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