This introduction to transportation and transportation management has been updated to reflect recent trends in the field. The fifth edition features up-to-date coverage of the various modes of transportation and the continuing impact of deregulation. It includes individual chapters on each of the five modes of transportation - highway carriers, railroads, pipelines, aviation and water carriers, and features two cases at the end of each chapter providing students with valuable real-world insights into transportation.
Table of Contents
1. Transportation: An Overview. 2. Government's Role in Transportation. 3. Demand for Passenger and Freight Transportation. 4. Highway Carriers. 5. Railroads. 6. Pipelines. 7. Domestic Water Carriers. 8. Domestic Aviation. 9. Intermodal and Auxiliary Carriers. 10. Transportation Pricing, Rates and Negotiations. 11. Outbound Logistics. 12. Inbound Logistics. 13. Traffic Management. 14. Managing Carriers in Private Sector. 15. Emerging Carriers: Opportunities for Entrepreneurs. 16. Managing Carriers in Public Sector. 17. International Transportation. 18. Transportation in the Future.