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Research and Grants


Transportation and Logistics Research Center

Research and Grants

The following are selected grants and funded research projects undertaken by the Transportation and Logistics Research Center since its inception: 

2013

CFIRE- Container Pooling Report: Evaluating Export Container Pooling Options in MN, WI, and MI's Upper Peninsula

CFIRE Report: Evaluation of the Effect of Gate Strategies in Drayage Related Emissions

2010
STARTS Report: The Study of Greenhouse Gas Savings Associated with Congestion Reduction Using Multi-Modal Optimization of Timber Shipments in the North Central United States

2008
Rail to Truck Modal Shift: Impact of Increased Freight Traffic on Pavement Costs-Project 06-03
Principle Investigator: Dr. Richard Stewart

2007 (updated from 2005-2006)
Rail Study - Tool Kit

2007 Presentation
Rail Study: Northern Wisconsin & Upper Penninsula, MI (Institute of Supply Management-Lake Superior Chapter)


2006
Evaluation of Shipper Requirements & Rail Service for Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Principle Investigator: Dr. Richard Stewart

2005
Awarded $250,000 from US Department of Transportation, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and CN Railroad for the "Evaluation of Shipper Requirements and Rail Service for Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan."

2005
Awarded $87,000 from the Midwest Regional University Transportation Center and Wisconsin Department of Transportation for study on "Rail to Truck Modal Shift: Impact of Increased Freight Traffic on Pavement Maintenance Costs "

July 2003
Twin Ports Intermodal Freight Terminal Study: Evaluation of Shipper Requirements and Potential

2003
Transportation Distribution and Logistics Linkage Initiative

2002
Awarded  $25,000 from Warehouse Education Research Council

2001
Awarded $150,000 from Midwest Regional University Transportation Center; U.S., Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Transportation; Metropolitan Interstate Planning Committee; and Duluth Seaway Port Authority to study the "Potential Establishment of an Intermodal Service for the Twin Ports."

2000-2002
Awarded $15,000 from the US Department of Transportation Grant to develop teaching modules in Transportation, Distribution and Logistics. 

2000-2002
Awarded $15,000 from US Department of Transportation Grant to develop teaching modules in Transportation, Distribution and Logistics.

1999-2002

Awarded $900,000 from US Department of Labor Title III Grant to develop training program and train incumbent workers in Transportation and Logistics.

Grants Reports and Scholarly Publications - please contact the Transportation and Logistics Research Center for more information.


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