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Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry

Dana/ATA Foundation Academic Symposium (3rd 1981 Stanford University)

Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry

proceedings of the Third Annual Dana/ATA Foundation Academic Symposium, December 8-9, 1981, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

by Dana/ATA Foundation Academic Symposium (3rd 1981 Stanford University)

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Published by American Trucking Associations in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Trucking -- United States -- Rates -- Congresses.,
    • Trucking -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsDana Corporation., ATA Foundation., American Trucking Associations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5623 .D25 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3511840M
      LC Control Number82071999

      The Staggers Rail Act of is a United States federal law that deregulated the American railroad industry to a significant extent, and it replaced the regulatory structure that had existed since the Interstate Commerce Act of 5 Related deregulatory legislation. 8 Further reading. In the aftermath of the Great Depression and World War Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters. By the late s, however, both political parties supported legislation to deregulate the trucking industry. In and , the Ford administration proposed a number of changes under the Motor. Ocean shipping on U.S. international trade lanes has been subject to collective ratemaking activity through the conference system since the late s, and this activity has been granted antitrust immunity in a variety of forms under U.S. maritime law since


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Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry by Dana/ATA Foundation Academic Symposium (3rd 1981 Stanford University) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry: a report to the President and the Congress of the United States. [United States. Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study Commission.]. Collective ratemaking in the motor carrier industry is undoubtedly one of the most poorly understood issues in the literature on economic regulation.

While strongly held opinions are commonplace, real knowledge of the collective ratemaking process and of how trucking tariffs Author: David A. Dilts. Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry: proceedings of the Third Annual Dana/ATA Foundation Academic Symposium, December, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

Author: Dana Corporation. The Surface Transportation Board has revoked the authority of motor carriers to engage in collective ratemaking and freight classification.

STB Ends Antitrust Immunity for Trucking. required by Congress to investigate collective ratemaking and determine whether antitrust immunity for the collective deter­ mination of trucking rates should continue. The special anti­ trust exemption for collective ratemaking is however only one aspect of the regulatory framework within which the trucking industry operates.

The Economic Theory of Regulation and Trucking Deregulation: Shifting to the State Level. Article (PDF Available) in Public Choice 79() February with 71 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

An excellent and very readable sociological study of the way in which the long haul trucking industry manipulates truck drivers into becoming contract truck owners and also the way in which the industry deprives both company drivers and especially contract owner-operators of rightfully earned payment for by: 6.

InCongress undertook deregulation of the interstate motor carrier industry, as part of a wider movement of deregulation and regulatory reform across the domestic transportation industries. The Motor Carrier Act of (MCA) was a product more of the general deregulatory wave than of any particular agitation within the industry.

trucking industry from until its abolition in Less-than-Truckload (LTL): A segment of the trucking industry involving small shipment sizes (usually un pounds). The LTL carrier operates a regional or national network of terminals where it aggregates and sorts freight shipments.

Compare: Size: 2MB. Federal deregulation of the trucking industry in created a general gain in economic welfare at the expense of the monopoly rents of powerful interests, leading some scholars to ponder the limitations of the economic theory of regulation. However, analyzing only the federal changes excludes evidence from the significant intrastate sector of the trucking industry, regulation of which Cited by: 9.

action agency American Trucking Associations antitrust application Attorney Attorney at Law Avenue Chair charges collective ratemaking Commission’s Committee common carrier Company competition Congress Conrail contestable markets contracts cost decision deregulation determine discrimination District Docket Donelan Eastern TLS Papers economic.

Collective ratemaking in the (regulated) motor carrier industry was performed, much as it had been historically in the railroad industry, by private "rate bureaus." These bureaus--regional organizations run by a full-time staff and financed by dues from participating carriers--established rates that were applied uniformly throughout a.

Federal Trade Commission: Collective ratemaking in the intercity bus industry: staff analysis / ([Washington, D.C.]: Federal Trade Commission, []), also by Denis A.

Breen and United States. Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study Commission (page images at HathiTrust). Collective Ratemaking in the Trucking Industry., A Report to the President and the Congress (June).

Taylor, John C. “Regulation of Trucking by the States.” Regulation 17 Cited by: 4. Collective ratemaking in the motor carrier industry is undoubtedly one of the most poorly understood issues in the literature on economic regulation.

While strongly held opinions are commonplace, real knowledge of the collective ratemaking process and of how trucking tariffs Pages: Collective ratemaking in the trucking industry: a report to the President and the Congress of the United States / By United States.

Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study Commission. Collective ratemaking in the motor carrier industry is undoubtedly one of the most poorly understood issues in the literature on economic regulation.

While strongly held opinions are commonplace, real knowledge of the collective ratemaking process and of how trucking tariffs Author: Tamas Aczel. Collective ratemaking in the motor carrier industry is undoubtedly one of the most poorly understood issues in the literature on economic regulation.

While strongly held opinions are commonplace, real knowledge of the collective ratemaking process and of how trucking tariffs Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated. Collective Ratemaking: Life After the ICC Termination Act of Shortly after the passage of the Sherman Act2 more than years ago, the federal govern ment began an attack on collective ratemaking in the transportation industry.3 Although the meaning of the act was still being debated, it was assumed that a system that informs compa.

In the forefront were NASSTRAC and the National Industrial Transportation League (). NASSTRAC's general counsel, John Cutler, notes that "Motor carrier collective ratemaking is a holdover from the cartel era of trucking industry pricing and is inconsistent with the competitive goals of deregulation.".

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collective action with respect to through routes and joint rates, rates for the transportation of ability to engage in collective ratemaking for GRIs can lead to supracompetitive rates.

The STB The trucking industry is composed of two sectors: “less-than-truckload” (LTL),File Size: 49KB. This book is a concise history of the pioneers in trucking and how they grew their truck empires. From the east coast to the west coast, most of the companies started out very small regionally and with acquisitions and mergers became the big names in trucking hauling all over America/5(7).

Truck Driver Occupational Safety and Health: Conference Report and Selective Literature Review and the Trucking Industry Program and the Trucking Industry Benchmarking Program at Wayne. The Bureau served the moving industry by meeting the challenges of federal legislation and regulations and it quickly became the industry’s principal ratemaking, tariff publishing and data gathering organization.

The National Moving & Storage Association. Inthe NFWA changed its name to the National Moving & Storage Association. Introduction Overview of Issues Raised by Collective Ratemaking in the Motor Carrier Industry Evaluation of the Structure and Performance of the Trucking Industry under the Motor Carrier Act of The Dilemma of Encouraging Cooperation among Horizontally and Vertically Related Rivals in the Motor Carrier Industry The Dilemma of Cooperation among Rivals: Communicating to Customers.

Collective ratemaking in the motor carrier industry is undoubtedly one of the most poorly understood issues in the literature on economic regulation. While strongly held opinions are commonplace, real knowledge of the collective ratemaking process and of how trucking tariffs Author: Thomas Robin Riley.

This collective ratemaking served a purpose; trucking was seen as the key to boosting the nation’s economy, and to accomplish that, transportation rates needed to be fair and reliable. BySMCRC counted 1, motor carrier representatives as members.

The group sought the DOJ opinion to ensure that any future collective ratemaking initiatives would not run afoul of federal antitrust laws, Pierce said. In Januarythe U.S.

Surface Transportation Board approved a proposal by the carriers to pool their operating territories into a network covering the continental United States. Barrett's name is well known from his 33 published books his year authorship of Traffic World's acclaimed "Questions and Answers" column his influential Barrett Transportation Newsletter.

In his three decades in the industry he's garnered a wall-full of Author: Colin Barrett. system. Bythere were more t such notices. See Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study Commission, Collective Ratemaking in the Trucking Industry; A Report to the President and the Congress of the United States, at Ch.

4, Exh. 14 () (Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study). proponents of rate bureaus concede that the bureaus' collective ratemaking activities represent a form of potentially illegal price 1.

This Comment deals with intrastate as opposed to interstate ratemaking activities of the trucking industry. See infra text accompanying notes 2. Trucking is a subset of the common carrier industry. Historically, labor costs have represented the largest cost component of the transportation industry.

The industry is heavily unionized, and transport workers generally receive higher wages than the average industrial worker. Under federal economic regulation, carriers had little incentive to bargain hard to keep labor costs low.

Restrictive entry policies and collective ratemaking resulted in Cited by: 1. The book, Long Haul Legacy by F. Martin Harmon (Atlantic Book Printing), tells the tale of long haul trucking in the U.S.

This is a story that has been told more than once, but Harmon fills in some important details left out of many accounts on the unique evolution of trucking in the U.S.

The subtitle “SMC3 and the Evolution of Motor Freight” is frequently missing from most accounts, and. Transportation News: STB Ruling Makes Way for Deregulation—and Changing LTL Terrain the authority of carriers engaged in collective ratemaking was terminated as of September 4.

meets every year to establish book rates that will be charged to shippers. Composed of SMC3 industry experts and representatives from member carriers, the GRC. The scope of collective ratemaking permitted under the MCA is summarized in No. pp. 2 The Commission explicated its proposed remedy in orders issued on Januand Ap Today the Court authorizes collective ratemaking by intrastate motor carriers even though the State has only permitted it in a program regulating the reasonableness of prices in the industry.

Immunity of this type was rejected by the Court in the South-Eastern Underwriters and Pennsylvania Railroad cases, but today, under the shroud of the.

The National Labor Relations Act and the Transportation Industry For Pennsylvania – A Department Book Review: Trucking Mergers – A Regulatory Viewpoint, James C. Johnson, as reviewed by James C. Collective Ratemaking by Motor Common Carriers: Economic and Public Policy Considerations, Jesse J.

A Green Light for Trucking Efficiency directly affects trucking tonnage and hence the industry's health. Distinguishing between the competitive effects of collective ratemaking and.

And over the past few years, the LTL industry has changed in several ways, with changes to the regulatory environment have altering collective ratemaking opportunities for transportation providers, coupled with the recent economic downturn creating serious challenges for all types of carriers, observed Joe B.

Hanna, Ph.D., chair and professor. "Collective Ratemaking in the Intercity Bus Industry" (with Dennis Breen), Washington, DC: Federal Trade Commission Staff Analysis, Submitted to the Interstate Commerce Commission, Motor Carrier Ratemaking Study Commission, J   Collective ratemaking, as part of the regulatory process, insures all shippers, receivers and consumers—big or small, located in New York City or a small hamlet—of motor common‐carrier.Indeed, the landmark legislation turned the industry on its ear, phasing out collective ratemaking and knocking down barriers to entry.

Not only did the trucking industry survive the years that.