A comparison of trucking productivity in Canada and the United States, 1978-1988
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Published by Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • United States


  • Trucking -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Trucking -- United States -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Jones ; prepared for Transport Canada.
SeriesCIGGT report ;, no. 90-7
ContributionsCanada. Transport Canada.
LC ClassificationsHE5635.A6 J66 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1309508M
ISBN 100889110859
LC Control Number92179082

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