A Study of the Economic Influence of Containerisation on Transport Systems: Report of the Twenty-first Round Table on Transport Economics, Held at Paris on 1st and 2nd February 1973 ...
This Round Table describes and evaluates the British experience regarding containerisation, and discusess its implications for developments elsewhere in Europe.
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advantage Beeching Report Britain British Rail British Railways Board capacity co-operation collection and delivery combined transport Committee of Deputies Compagnie Generale Transatlantique competitive consignments container operations container service container ships container system container terminals customers difficulties door-to-door dynamic investment policy economic equipment European railway freight Freightliner system information systems integrated transport Intercontainer Company intermodal international traffic landborne container transport large container line-haul load factor maritime container traffic maritime traffic merchandise modes of transport National Freight Corporation obstacle op.cit organisation particular potential private sidings problems profitable quality of service rail container Rail International rail transport railway administrations railway systems rate-fixing rates requirements road haulage industry road hauliers road transport route sea transport shippers specialised standardisation tainer Tariff traffic forecasts trans-shipment centres trans-shipment operations trans-Siberian railway transcontainer transport chain transport system transport technique transport undertakings transport users unit-costs various wagon wagon-load services