Highway Transport Commitee Council of National Defence, Bulletins 1-5

Author: U.S. Government
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,878 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.4
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who wants to send a load over the route in question. Efforts can be made also to have drivers who bring loads by truck from other points telephone to the bureau in order to get return loads.

At the same time the bureau can enlist the cooperation of business men who may have shipments to make.

In order that any driver or other person from out of town may quickly ascertain if there is a return load for him, each bureau should be specially listed in the telephone directory.

With incidental questions the bureau will not usually need to deal. For example, it can leave the compensation that is to be paid to negotiation between the parties.

In England Return-Load Bureaus have proved of great assistance. They have been most developed in the United States by commercial organizations in Connecticut. Experience has demonstrated that the assistance they can render is very real and important, and that they can be organized advantageously in many communities where they have not as yet been tried

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