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INTERMODAL TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

-Short Descriptions And Interviews
-Articles
-Reports

SHORT DESCRIPTIONS AND INTERVIEWS

Morlok, Edward K., and Sammon, John P. (15 June 1990). Summary of research results in University of Pennsylvania study on reducing intermodal drayage costs and improving service quality on Conrail. (Working Paper IMSP WP90-1.1, 5 pages) available here.

Morlok, Edward K. (1997). Drayage: Improving intermodal's crucial link (first of two-part interview). Intermodal Week, 2(23), 7-8.

Morlok, Edward K. (1997). Drayage: Strategies for better services (second of two-part interview). Intermodal Week, 2(24), 6-7.

 

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND PROCEEDINGS

Morlok, Edward K., and Spasovic, Lazar N. (1992). Redesigning Rail-Truck Intermodal Drayage Operations for Enhanced Service and Cost Performance. Working Paper IMSP WP92-4.1, 35 pages.

Spasovic, Lazar N., and Morlok, Edward K. (1993). Using marginal costs to evaluate drayage rates in rail-truck intermodal service. Transportation Research Record 1383, National Research Council, Washington, 8-16.

Morlok, Edward K. (1993). Auto-carrying HSGT Systems: A strategic option for increasing HSGT ridership and benefits. Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE/ASME Joint Railroad Conference, 6-8.

Morlok, Edward K., and Spasovic, Lazar N. (1994). Redesigning rail-truck intermodal drayage operations for enhanced service and cost performance. Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 34 (1), 16-31.

Morlok, Edward K., Sammon, John P., Spasovic, Lazar N., and Nozick, Linda K. (1995). Improving productivity in intermodal rail-truck transportation. In P.T. Harker (Ed.), The service productivity and quality challenge (pp. 407-434). Dordrecht: The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Morlok, Edward K., and Spasovic, Lazar N. (1995). Approaches to improving drayage in rail-truck intermodal service. In Proceedings of the 1995 Pacific Rim Transportation Conference in association with the Sixth Annual International Conference on Vehicle Navigation and Information Systems (pp. 74-80). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.

Spasovic, Lazar N., Morlok, Edward K., and Hallowell, Susan F. (1995). A model of tractor-trailer pickup and delivery network operations: algorithms and computational experience. Applications of Management Science, 8, 113-134.

Nozick, Linda K., and Morlok Edward K. (1997). A model for medium-term operations planning in an intermodal rail-truck service. Transportation Research-A, 31 (2), 91-107.

Morlok, Edward K., and Vickerman, M. John (1998). Opportunities for furthering intermodal freight transport in the United States, in Intermodal Freight Transport in Europe and the United States, Washington: Eno Foundation, 1998, 45-58.

Morlok Edward K. and Riddle, Stephanie P. (2000). "Estimating the Capacity of Freight Transportation Systems: A Model and Its Application in Transport Planning and Logistics", Transportation Research Record 1653, 1-8.

Edward K. Morlok, "Resolving the conflict between mobility-impaired passenger requirements and freight service on mixed high and low level platform U.S. railroad lines," Transportation Research Record 1848 (NAS-NRC, 2003), pp. 70-78. A preprint is available here.

 

RESEARCH REPORTS

Morlok, Edward K., and Spasovic, Lazar N. (June 1990). An optimization model of tractor-trailer drayage operation. (Working Paper IMSP WP90-3.1, 25 pages)

Morlok, Edward K., Hallowell, Susan F., Spasovic, Lazar N., and Sammon, John P. (July 1990). Studies in intermodal freight transport planning (Report No. PB91-226993). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service. (Volume 1, Technical Report TR90-1.1, 78 pages)

Morlok, Edward K. (February 1991). Price and level of service positioning of intermodal rail-truck service (Working Paper IMSP WP91-1.1, 7 pages)

Morlok, Edward K., and Nozick, Linda K. (January 1992). A model of intermodal rail-truck service for operations management, investment planning, and costing (Report No. PB92163377). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service. (Technical Report TR92-1.1, 60 pages)

Morlok, Edward K. (February 1992). An integrated intermodal road and rail transport system: The HSGT-IVHS concept. (Working Paper IMSP WP92-1.2, 8 pages)

Kerr, David (March 1992). Literature summaries for a daily operations support system for centralized drayage management (Report No. PB93109882). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service. (Working Paper IMSP WP92-2.1, 19 pages)

Mays, David, and Morlok, Edward K. (15 May 1992). Estimating long distance trucking rates from carrier cost models with readily available data. (Working Paper IMSP WP92-5.1, 21 pages)

Morlok, Edward K., Nozick, Linda K., and Spasovic, Lazar N. (May 1992). Redesigning intermodal rail- truck service for improved quality and reduced cost (Working Paper IMSP WP92-3.1, 8 pages)

Campbell, Keith, and Morlok, Edward K. (1994). Rail Freight Service Flexibility and Yield Management. (Working Paper IMSP WP 94-3.1, 94-10, 25 pages).

Tsai, J.F., Morlok, Edward K., and Smith, Tony E. (1994). Optimal pricing of rail intermodal freight: Models and tests. (Report No. PB97100226). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service.

Morlok, Edward K., Spasovic, Lazar N., and Vanek, Francis M. (1997). Regional Options and Policies for Enhancing Intermodal Freight Transport. (Report No. PB97179329). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service.

Morlok, Edward K., et al. (2000). The parcel industry in the U.S.: Its size and role in commerce. (Report No. PB2001-104519). Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service. Also available at: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~morlok/morlokpage/reports.html

 
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Last updated: January 7, 2004