Surface Transportation

Trends of a declining boxcar fleet have been observed, and have caused concern among shippers that rely on boxcars to transport their products. C.H. Robinson tasked Iowa State University’s CyBIZ Lab to investigate these trends further, and help determine the effects boxcar retirement has on different modes of surface transportation in the United States.

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Ecolog is a global provider of integrated service solutions supporting government, humanitarian organizations and private industry in their operations everywhere, every day. Headquartered in Dubai, UAE we are active in almost 20 countries and in a wide range of environments, including some of the world’s most challenging areas. From beyond the Arctic Circle in Russia to the scorching deserts, the rugged terrain of Afghanistan and Africa, we have a proven track record of responsibly and efficiently enhancing the life of hundreds of thousands of people through our service solutions. We are proud of our track record of more than 1,000 projects completed to date with no mission failure. Ecolog offers custom solutions for every challenge in the areas of operations & maintenance, supply chain management, environmental services, engineering & construction, catering services, fuel & energy, labor supply, material & equipment and medical services. By combining our technical and management capab

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whitePaper | December 2, 2019

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whitePaper | November 15, 2019

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whitePaper | July 22, 2022

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whitePaper | July 23, 2022

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