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The Traffic Library Volume 15 (Paperback) Loot Price: R469
Discovery Miles 4 690
The Traffic Library Volume 15 (Paperback): Elvin Sydney Ketchum

The Traffic Library Volume 15 (Paperback)

Elvin Sydney Ketchum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1916 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. SWITCHING, LIGHTERAGE, TRANSFERRING AND CARTAGE, DEMURRAGE. 1. Switching. 2. Lighterage. 3. Transferring and Cartage. 4. Demurrage. CHAPTER IX. SWITCHING, LIGHTERAGE, TRANSFERRING AND CARTAGE, DEMURRAGE. 1. Switching. The traffic manager should, and generally does, have direct supervision over switching, lighterage, transferring, shipping and cartage. If the concern he represents has plants at competitive points, that is, at a station served by more than one railroad, the switching and interchange of business must be considered. If his factory should be located on one railroad at such point or have a switch from only one railroad it is of importance that in the absence of specific arrangement covering the free interchange of traffic to and from the other railroads than the road on which his plant is directly located, a definite switching charge be arranged. Usually at competitive points the competing carriers furnish free interchange of carload traffic between their roads to and from the industries located on the several railroads. This arrangement is covered by a switching agreement which usually provides that a shipper may forward or receive traffic over any of the lines entering the particular city and that delivery be made to their plants without added cost for switching service, provided the freight charges exceed a specified minimum. A switching charge of $2.00, $3.00 or $4.00 is usually made by the road performing that service. This switching charge is absorbed by the railroad carrying the merchandise provided the transportation charge is in excess of a given minimum, which ordinarily would be $10.00 to $12.00 per car. If such switching charge is to be absorbed it is necessary that provision therefor be ma...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Elvin Sydney Ketchum
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-83678-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-83678-9
Barcode: 9781235836787

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