Practical Handbook of Industrial Traffic Management / Edition 1

Practical Handbook of Industrial Traffic Management / Edition 1

by Leon Morse

ISBN-10: 0874080398

ISBN-13: 9780874080391

Pub. Date: 11/30/1990

Publisher: Springer US

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Table of Contents

1 Managing Transportation.- The Principles of Traffic Management.- 2 Transportation Regulation.- The Traffic Manager and Deregulation.- The Interstate Commerce Commission.- Revised Interstate Commerce Act.- The Era of Deregulation.- Motor Carrier Act (1980).- Airline Deregulation Act (1978).- Staggers Rail Act (1980).- Exemptions.- Abandonment.- Market Dominance.- Rate Adjustments.- Through Routes and Rates.- Rate and Service Contracts.- Railroad Rate Bureaus.- Freight Bill Payment.- Regulation of Water Carriers.- Brokers.- State Commissions.- Department of Transportation.- 3 Freight Classification.- Purpose and Background.- The Motor Carrier Classification.- Water Carrier Classifications.- Freight Forwarder Classification.- General Comments.- Using the Classifications.- Classification Rules.- 4 Shipping Documents.- What Is a Bill of Lading?.- Railroad Bills of Lading.- The Carrier’s Duty to Issue Bills of Lading.- Preparing the Bill of Lading.- Distribution of the Bill of Lading Copies.- The Ocean Bill of Lading.- U.S. Government Bill of Lading.- Air Bill of Lading.- Other Documents.- 5 Freight Rates.- Kinds of Rates.- Types of Rates.- Charges.- How Rates Are Published.- How Rates Are Established.- Rate Adjustments.- Rate Bureaus.- How to Check Freight Rates.- Tariff Regulations.- A Rate Problem.- Auditing Freight Bills.- Sales Terms.- 6 Freight Routing.- The Right to Route.- Fundamentals of Routing.- Routing by Rail.- Piggyback.- Motor Common Carrier.- Household Goods Carriers.- Freight Forwarders.- Parcel Post.- Domestic Water Routing.- Domestic Air Freight Routing.- Small Package Service.- Pipe Line.- Consolidation and Distribution in Routing.- Compensated Intercorporate Hauling.- 7 Industrial Packaging & Material Handling.- Packaging.- Loss and Damage.- The Shipping Package.- Regulations.- Classification Rules.- Packaging Specifications.- National Safe Transit Program.- Export Packaging.- Materials Handling for Distribution.- Loading.- Containerization.- 8 Claims.- Bill of Lading Terms.- Terms of Shipment.- Carrier vs. Warehouseman’s Liability.- Released Valuation Liability.- Claims.- Filing a Claim.- Overcharge Claims.- Loss or Damage Claims.- Elmore and Stahl Decision.- Preparing Claims.- Concealed Damage.- Transportation Arbitration Board.- Role of the I.C.C.- Record Keeping.- 9 Distribution & Warehousing.- Distribution.- Role of the Public Warehouse.- The Private Warehouse.- The Contract Warehouse.- Warehouse Location.- The Warehouse.- 10 Contract/Private Carriage.- Private Carriage.- Contract Carriage.- The Contract.- 11 Expediting and Tracing.- Carload Shipments.- Truckload Shipments.- Piggyback Shipments.- Less-Than-Truckload Shipments.- Freight Forwarder Shipments.- Air Freight Shipments.- Maritime Shipments.- Parcel Post and Mail.- Small Package Services.- General—All Services.- 12 Transportation Special Services.- Average Demurrage Agreement.- Motor Carrier Detention Charges.- Storage Charges.- Switching.- Embargoes.- Transit Privileges: Stop-Offs, Other Arrangements.- Reconsignment and Diversion.- Side Track Agreements.- Weight Agreements.- 13 E.D.P. and Traffic Management.- Reasons for Computer Control.- Benefits.- Systems.- Why Systems Fail.- Conclusions.- 14 Managing the Traffic Department.- Functions of an Industrial Traffic Department.- Traffic Organization.- Traffic Operations.- Equipping the Industrial Traffic Department.- Cooperating Functions of the Traffic Department.- Traffic Department Public Relationss.- 15 Government Traffic.- Overseas Traffic.- Air Traffic.- Documentation.- 16 Import/Export Traffic.- Ocean Carriers.- Shipping Act of 1984.- Ocean Freight Rates.- Insurance and Claims.- Insurance Claims.- Documents.- Export Documents.- Methods of Paying for Exports.- Drafts and Other “Instruments”.- Foreign Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers.- Imports and Customs Duties.- Financing Imports.- Role of the Custom House Brokers.- Shipping by Air.- Packaging.- Nat’l Committee on Int’l Trade Documentation.- New Ships and Shipping Systems.- The Bridges.- 17 Shipping Hazardous Materials.- The Law.- Setting up a Compliance Program.- Transporting Hazardous Materials via Water.- Exporting and Importing Hazardous Materials.- Transporting Hazardous Materials via Air.- Some Other Aids.- 18 Physical Distribution Management.- Organization.- Traffic Manager into Physical Distribution Manager.- Inventory Control.- Warehousing.- Material Handling.- Packaging.- Customer Service.- Site Location.- Appendix 1 Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms Commonly Used in Foreign Trade.- Appendix 2 Glossary of Distribution Terms.- Appendix 3 Revised American Foreign Trade Definitions—1941.- Appendix 4 Uniform Straight Bill of Lading.- Appendix 5 Railroad Bill of Lading.- Appendix 6 Ocean Bill of Lading.- Appendix 7 A Selection of Traffic Publications and Associations.- Appendix 8 P.L. 93–633.- Appendix 9 Hazardous Material Definitions.

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