Logistics & Freight Management
With a comprehensive approach to researching economics and rural transportation, the Logistics and Freight Management program solves the problems of timely and cost-effective management of freight, inventory and transportation assets.
Logistics and Freight Management research area utilizes a comprehensive approach to solving issues related to timely and cost-effective management of freight, inventory and related transportation assets.
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The objective of this project is to identify ambiguity and discrepancies existent in the federal and state-level rules regarding heavy trucks.. .See Full Project »
The objective of this project is to conduct a comprehensive review of MDT’s permanent Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) program along with a basic review of the Automatic Traffic Recorder (ATR) data collection program to ensure they are providing the best possible traffic information in the most cost-effective manner to meet current and future data user needs.
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To investigate how changes in truck size & weight regulations can impact regional highways & economic activity. .See Full Project »
Document the demand for intermodal shipping service in Montana, and recommend incentives that could be used to encourage rail companies to create such a service to help Montana agriculture and industry to compete in the world marketplace.. .See Full Project »
To provide an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of Montana’s “New Entrant Safety Assurance Program” and suggest ways to improve the program.. .See Full Project »
To refine and improve the way that data from Montana’s State Truck Activities Reporting System (STARS) is processed to make it a more effective tool for planning weight enforcement activities by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT).. .See Full Project »
The objective of this project is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness, existing pavement performance, and planning and design activities by the widespread implementation and use of weigh-in-motion equipment – permanent and portable.. .See Full Project »
To evaluate the accuracy, operations and maintenance requirements and relative costs of a new low cost weigh-in-motion system that is less sensitive to the infrastructure in which it is placed. Results if successful, will lead to widespread implementation in rural areas where lower truck traffic volumes.See Full Project »
Examine multi-state electronic pre-clearance systems in use or planned for use in the western U.S.. .See Full Project »
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WTI’s Craig Shankwitz was part of the 10x10 MSU Innovation Road Show: From Tiny Houses to Honey Bees. Sponsored by the Office of Reasearch and Economic Development, the event provided 10 researchers the opportunitiy to present their expertise on a particular topic in 10 minutes. Shankwitz’s presentation focused on, Driverless Cars: The Evolution of the REVolution was dynamic and engaging. View Full News Post »
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