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in place and the product moves through it in high volume
174 operators of hazardous liquid pipelines that primarily
carry crude oil and petroleum products
Three primary types Gathering lines Trunk lines Refined product pipelines High fixed versus low variable Intermodal Transportation Use of two or more different modes in movement
Overall cost efficiency
Facilitates global trade
Development of standardized containers that are
compatible with multiple modes.
Product-handling characteristics Containerized freight Transload freight Modes of Transportation Functional Control of Transportation Which department will be responsible for
transportation? Logistics Procurement Marketing Finance Questions to ask regarding
Transportation Decision Making Do I want to Control my own
Transportation Spend? (scalability, ROA) What are my terms of Sale? What is the impact on our firms facilities &
Operations? (security, volume, size, hours
of operations, liability, asset...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2012 for the course WCOB 3613 taught by Professor Jamescrowell during the Fall '12 term at Arkansas.
- Fall '12