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International Performance Indicators - Road Freight

Bureau of Industry Economics research report

This report was released in 1992.

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Contents

Preliminaries
Cover, Copyright, Foreword, Contents, Executive Summary

1   Introduction
1.1   Background
1.2   Project outline
1.3   Consultation with industry and users
1.4   Structure of report

2   The road freight industry
2.1   Road freight in the Australian economy
2.2   Road freight as an industry input
2.3   Some key features of the Australian road freight industry
2.4   The road freight industry overseas

3   The road freight industry regulatory environment
3.1   The current regulatory environment
3.2   Proposals for regulatory reform and the potential gains from these reforms
3.3   Current reform initiatives
3.4   Road freight industry and user responses to the NRTC proposals

4   Performance indicators for the road freight industry - international comparisons
4.1   Customer oriented indicators
4.2   Operating efficiency indicators
4.3   Concluding remarks

5   Road freight vehicle operating costs
5.1   The structure of vehicle operating costs
5.2   Road related taxes and charges in selected countries
5.3   Concluding remarks

6   Summary and conclusions

Appendix 1   The road freight industry overseas

Appendix 2   The regulatory environment in selected overseas countries

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