Accession Number:

AD0648337

Title:

CARLOADING STUDIES. UTILIZING U.S. NAVY TEST AND INSTRUCTIONAL BOX CAR USNX 9000.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUPPLY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITY BAYONNE N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1950-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The Navy has initiated a program of investigation into shipping damages occurring during rail transportation. The overall purpose of this program is the reduction of damage claims and shipping costs by the development of improved carloading methods, techniques, and the testing of lightweight packages intended to reduce transportation charges assessed on tare weight. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE