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Improving Freight Transportation Resilience in Response to Supply Chain Disruptions

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000423332

Bid Title: Improving Freight Transportation Resilience in Response to Supply Chain Disruptions

Agency Bid No. Title: NCFRP 50

Received Date: 11/23/2015

Close Date: 01/19/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, District of Columbia

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The research should address a broad range of issues to improve freight transportation resiliency such as, but not limited to, the following:Assessing research, practices, and innovative approaches in the United States and other countries that complement the research objective;Developing strategies to build relationships (i.e., social capital) that result in effective communication, coordination, and cooperation among affected parties;Identifying factors affecting resiliency (e.g., quick response, performance objectives, laws and regulations, institutional relationships, costs, communications, collaboration, infrastructure, human factors, and collateral impacts); Analyzing potential mitigation measures (e.g., cargo diversion, stockpiling, and labor agreements); Characterizing spatial and temporal scale considerations such as emergency planning and response timeframe considerations (e.g., hurricane versus earthquake); Prioritizing response activities by cargo types, recipients, and suppliers; and Identifying potential barriers and gaps (e.g., political boundaries, authorities, ownership, modal competition and connectivity, and social and environmental constraints)

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Product Code: 96889

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

State: District of Columbia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: William C. Rogers The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001

Phone: 202-334-1621




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