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Complementary Tools and Information

The complementary materials provided here illustrate the types of tools and analysis included in the book.  Please feel free to download and share these items.

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! Technical Tip - Using the "Pivot Table" Spreadsheet Feature
In this technical tip, the "Pivot Table" spreadsheet feature is applied to the analysis of the contents of a one-way truckload bid.  The tip includes the spreadsheet design along with complete documentation.   

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! Technical Tip - Time-Based Calculations with Raw Data  
This technical tip provides a suggested process for calculating dock time, transit time, and cycle time with raw time and date information.  The actual spreadsheet design for this tip is included in the Truckload Transportation Toolkit available at no charge with the purchase of the book. 

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! Technical Tip - The "Solver" Spreadsheet Feature and Load Assignment
This technical tip provides a detailed spreadsheet model and linear programming formulation for the optimization process of assigning available trucks to available loads.  The actual spreadsheet design for this tip is included in the Truckload Transportation Toolkit available at no charge with the purchase of the book.

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Excerpts from Selected Chapters
The excerpts below feature the first two or three pages from selected chapters.  Feel free to download and share these documents.

Chapter 1:  Introduction to Truckload Transportation (Full Chapter Included)
Chapter 4:  Core Concepts in One-Way Pricing
Chapter 7:  Operations and Profitability Analysis
Chapter 8:  Introduction to Dedicated Fleet Pricing
Chapter 10:  Establishing the Proper Margin for a Dedicated Fleet
Chapter 14:  Case Studies in Bid Response Analysis
Chapter 15:  Key Concepts for Shippers