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Utilisation of Urban Road Freight Vehicles

Publication Type:
Occasional Paper 39

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ISBN:
0 642 05970 0

Release Date:
December 1980

An examination of commodities carried and industries served by urban freight transport revealed that nearly half the tonnage moved is in the form of bulk products (sand and gravel, petroleum, cement, etc), though, in past studies, attention has been focused on the problems of general freight carriers to the exclusion of the others. The current review revealed that problems faced by carriers of bulk materials tend to be different from those faced by carriers of general goods.

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