Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Transportation and Logistics Systems in the United States and Argentina, A
Thomas J. Goldsby
August 2000 [00-MRP 3]
Goldsby, T. 2000. "Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Transportation and Logistics Systems in the United States and Argentina, A." MATRIC research paper 00-MRP 3. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University.
The third in a series of three papers focusing on Argentina, this paper analyzes issues pertinent to the relative advantages and disadvantages of transportation and logistics systems between the United States and Argentina in the context of distribution to significant global markets. Designed as a tool for agribusiness students and prospective investment and trade partners, it provides a side-by-side analysis of U.S. and Argentine rail, motor, and water transportation systems. Also, from a comparative perspective, it examines grain storage capacities and systems.