New Concepts in Terminal Handling for Set-Up Automobiles 720577

Increasing damage to rail- and truck-shipped merchandise provides the major point of discussion for Part One of this paper. Damage is caused by quality defects, normal damage caused by vehicles being moved from one location to another; merchandise being loaded or unloaded; theft; and vandalism. This paper outlines methods of shipping automobiles to prevent such damage. Part Two of this paper provides the engineering principals relating to the shipping method endorsed in Part One.


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