Transportation Pricing Strategies
Process and Order Fulfillment
In 4-5 pages, list and discuss:
What is cost-of-service pricing? What is the relationship between value-of-service pricing and cost-of-service pricing?
What is a released value rate and how does its use affect a shipper’s transportation costs?
What are the major forces that affect carrier pricing strategies?
How might pricing strategies differ among carriers in competitive markets, oligopolistic markets, and monopolistic markets?
Why were tariffs created? Are they still useful in today’s transportation environment?
The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:
Write between 750 – 1,250 words (approximately 3 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below. Use font size 12 and 1” margins. Include cover page and reference page.