Freight Transportation Cost Data Elements
The proposed research is comprised of the following tasks; their relations are depicted in the figure below.
Task 1: Characterize domestic / international state of practice, literature review
Task 2: Identify public sector functions / data needed (current and future)
Sub-task 2.1: Identify current functions, cost data, and cost elements
Sub-task 2.2: Identify future functions, cost data, and cost elements
Task 3: Identify/assess data sources
Sub-task 3.1: Identify / assess data sources
Sub-task 3.2: Identify data gaps
Task 4: Identify available tools, methods, etc.
Task 5: Final report