The motor carrier industry represents an important linkage in a variety of industry supply chains and accounts for a substantial level of total logistics cost. This article combines a review of motor carrier research over the past 10 years (1996-2006), with input from executives representing common and specialty carrier services, to identify key areas of interest to guide future motor carrier research.
Smith, Carlo D. & Kent, John L. (2006). Establishing a Motor Carrier Research Agenda. Journal of Transportation Management, 17(2), 17-27. doi: 10.22237/jotm/1157069040