Anderson School of Management Theses & Dissertations

Publication Date

Winter 1-4-1953

Abstract

Transportation costs are one of the largest elements in distribution cost. One of the devices that has been used to reduce transportation costs for freight shipments over rail-water routes is the railroad car ferry. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the role of the railroad car ferry in freight transportation.

Language

English

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

Anderson School of Management

First Committee Member

William Jackson Parish

Second Committee Member

P.L. Engel

Third Committee Member

J.S. Duncan

Keywords

Railroad Car Ferry, Harwich-Zeebrugge Service, Freight-Container Transportation Service, West Palm Beach Terminal Company, Cuban Government Decrees, West India Fruit and Steamship Company

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