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This 11 page report discusses the development of a strategic marketing plan for an airfreight company. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The problem of workplace absenteeism has had increasing relevance as more and more employees are afforded compensatory packages that include paid sick days and paid personal days. For public institutions with limited budgets, the negotiations of employment contracts often revolves around discussions of the problem of absenteeism and the impact on budgets, performance levels and departmental ...

This 6 page paper looks at the differences in terms of management and operations of tramp shipping compared to liner shipping looking at the different ways the firms operate, how prices are set and the way areas of key importance of cost management to each of these shipping sectors. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Tramp and liner shipping are different segments of the shipping industry with both similar and different management concerns, This 8 page paper compares the different management and operational issues of the these two segments of the shipping industry. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

This 5 page paper considers the different stakeholders of Railtrack in terms of spheres of influence and a power interest matrix. The bibliography cites 5 sources

13 pages. This paper will be helpful to the student in researching the focus of the automobile industry, specifically that of AB Volvo. The future focus of the automobile industry as well as how the industry compares when considering Michael Porter's Five Forces of Competition analysis. The threat of new entrants, rivalry among existing competitors, and threat of ...

This 52 page paper (not including the table of contents) examines the positions of ownership risk and title under English Shipping law. The paper starts with by examining the purpose of the bill of lading before considering the current legislation under which action may be taken, including the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 ...

This 9 page paper examines the stages an exporter will have to go through to export goods from Greece to a country outside of the European Union. The paper considers all aspects from forming the contract to the point of delivery. The contract has been written according to the INCOTERM for DES (delivery ex ship). ...

This 8 page paper discusses the history and development of railroads in America and their economic impact on American society. The advent of the railroad and the expansion of rail service across the country changed American business, politics, and economics. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Escalators

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper on the history and development of escalators. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 12 page research paper which examines the history of the Third Reich's 'people's car'-the most popular car in automotive history-its legend and the reality, and how the new 'Bug' compares with the old. Although originally the brainchild of Hitler, the Volkswagen Beetle has taken on a new identity of its own. Bibliography lists 9 ...

This 10 page paper looks at the history of the New York City transportation system, its workers, and most prominently its unions. The history of the TWU is explored in depth. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

is a 6 page report that provides an overview of the history of the first railroad in America to offer continuous travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Chicago's L Trains

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper delves into the history of this famous train line and how it quickly became a part of Chicago's culture. Several aspects are explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 40 page paper assessing marketing activities at the world’s largest container shipper, Danish Maersk Sealand, which faces both challenges and opportunities for the future. This paper discusses strategy and marketing, and also assesses the company’s position within its industry. The ultimate purpose is to discuss current marketing communications and to make recommendations ...

A 47 page paper discussing the world of computers as it relates to the automobile. The history of the engine is discussed in order to give a basic amount of information in which to understand the changes that have occurred from an electronic viewpoint. This is followed by a detailed account of the automobile today ...

This 8 page paper considers the changes which are required of ports in order to accommodate changes that are taking place in modern ships as a result of technology. One of the main changes of technology has been the impact on ship design, and the increasing size and capacity of ships. The bibliography cites ...

The BTS Sky Train was seen as the ideal solution to the transport congestion problems in Bangkok. However, the project ran into problems when the revenue created was not enough to pay the interest due on the loans. This 5 paper considers the options open to the government and make recommendations to the correct course ...

This 5 page paper examines the effects of diesel fuel emissions on the health of individuals and the environment. This paper dicusses possible solutions to the problem. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

THE DRY MARKET INDICES

  • 6 page paper

This 6-page paper provides an overview of the Baltic Dry Index, what it's used for, its implication on the world economic stage, and history. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Wright Amendment:

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper explores the history of the Wright Amendment, which affects Love Field in Dallas and Southwest Airlines. This paper also discusses the Shelby Amendment, which pertains to this issue. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Seattle Monorail

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page paper examines the history and current appeal of this monorail. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 5 page paper reviewing the history and purpose of classification societies and the manner in which a ship comes to be certified by one of those societies. Ships can be registered in any country for which the ship's classification society has flag authorization, but they are much more limited in the classification society ...

A 5 page paper which examines American history as it involves the construction of railroads from 1865 to 1945. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of Amtrak's relevance to the United States. Some history and general information, inclusive of statistics, is provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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