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The relative importance of factors that determine log-hauling costsAuthor(s): A. Jeff Martin; A. Jeff Martin
Source: Res. Pap. NE-197. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionHauling costs are a major expense to lumbermen, but little is known about which factors affect hauling costs the most. A recent Forest Service study of hauling costs on 34 logging operations sheds light on whmich factors of cost are important and which might require less attention. These results should help lumbermen adopt a cost accounting procedure and help them with management decisions regarding roundwood transport.
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CitationMartin, A. Jeff. 1971. The relative importance of factors that determine log-hauling costs. Res. Pap. NE-197. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
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