Guide to the Traffic Institute Program for Transportation and Distribution Executives Course Materials

Collection Title: Traffic Institute Program for Transportation and Distribution Executives Course Materials
Dates: 1963-1964
Identification: 23/9
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: Class rosters, course and lecture outlines, syllabi, and reading materials relating to the Traffic Institute's training program for transportation and distribution executives are found in this series. Materials pertaining to the 1963 and 1964 programs are included.
Acquisition Information: Mary Roy, Northwestern University Transportation Library, transferred these materials to the University Archives on December 17, 1990 (Accession #90-203).
Processing Information: Kevin B. Leonard; December 26, 1990.
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Scope and Content

Class rosters, course and lecture outlines, syllabi, and reading materials relating to the Traffic Institute's training program for transportation and distribution executives are found in this series. Materials pertaining to the 1963 and 1964 programs are included. Each program lasted approximately one month and featured lectures and discussions on problems in transportation management and related issues in economics, pricing, and labor relations. Lecturers included members of the Northwestern University faculty along with other academics as well as leading figures in private sector transportation concerns.

Not all lectures sponsored by the program are documented through course materials.

Arrangement of Materials

The materials are organized first according to year of program. Thereafter they are arranged by lecture, foldered according to lecturers' surnames.

Subjects

Subjects

Executives--Training of--Illinois--Evanston

Physical distribution of goods

Transportation--Management


Container List / Contents

  • 1963
    • GeneralBox 1, Folder 1
    • Burstein and Egan, Economics of Private Carriage: A Case StudyBox 1, Folder 2
    • Cottrell, Labor Relations in Transportation and DistributionBox 1, Folder 3
    • Daugherty, Day to Day Living with UnionsBox 1, Folder 4
    • Eisner, The Economy as a WholeBox 1, Folder 5
    • Gellman, The Nature and Role of TransportBox 1, Folder 6
    • Mitten and Krulee, Quantitative MethodsBox 1, Folder 7
    • Plowman, Innovations and Technical Developments and New Problems for TransportationBox 1, Folder 8
    • Robinson, Public SpeakingBox 1, Folder 9
    • Rosenblum, The Legal and Political Frameworks of Transportation RegulationBox 1, Folder 10
    • Sloss, Contract Rates, Guaranteed Rates and Agreed ChangesBox 1, Folder 11
    • Westfield, Economic Analysis for Costs, Rates and Investments in Transportation and DistributionBox 1, Folder 12
  • 1964
    • GeneralBox 1, Folder 13
    • Banner, Cost Analysis and Rate Making – Theory and PracticeBox 1, Folder 14
    • Barsness, Survey of U.S. Transportation to the Civil WarBox 1, Folder 15
    • Cottrell, Human Behavior and TransportationBox 1, Folder 16
    • Daugherty, Day-to-Day Living with UnionsBox 1, Folder 17
    • Eisner, The Economy as a WholeBox 1, Folder 18
    • Gellman, (Innovation)Box 1, Folder 19
    • Miller, Meeting the Challenge in DistributionBox 1, Folder 20
    • Roberts, The Systems Approach to Shipper Logistical Problems and Its Implications for Carrier Marketing StrategyBox 1, Folder 21
    • Rosenblum, The Legal and Political Frameworks of Transportation RegulationBox 1, Folder 22
    • Westfield, Economic Analysis for Costs, Rates and Investments in Transportation and DistributionBox 1, Folder 23