The Express Companies of the United States A Study of a Public Utility
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The Express Companies of the United States A Study of a Public Utility
By Bert Benedict
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's note
  • THE EXPRESS COMPANIES OF THE UNITED STATES
    • FOREWORD
    • INTRODUCTION[A]
    • THE CHARACTER OF EXPRESS SERVICE
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT
      • THE VENTURES OF HARNDEN, ADAMS, WELLS AND FARGO
      • EXPRESS COMBINATIONS
      • LACK OF REGULATION
      • AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
      • THE EXPRESS COMPANIES AND THE RAILROADS
      • REGULATION
      • PARCEL-POST
    • THE VENTURES OF HARNDEN, ADAMS, WELLS AND FARGO
    • EXPRESS COMBINATIONS
    • LACK OF REGULATION
    • AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
    • THE EXPRESS COMPANIES AND THE RAILROADS
    • REGULATION
    • PARCEL-POST
    • THE PRESENT ACTIVITIES OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
      • PROFITS OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
    • PROFITS OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
    • GOVERNMENT POSTAL EXPRESS VS. PRIVATE EXPRESS COMPANIES
      • COMPARISON WITH OTHER COUNTRIES
      • EXPRESS SERVICE VS. PARCEL-POST
    • COMPARISON WITH OTHER COUNTRIES
    • EXPRESS SERVICE VS. PARCEL-POST
    • COST OF LIVING
    • ECONOMY IN OPERATION
      • CONSOLIDATION OF EQUIPMENT
      • CONSOLIDATION OF AGENCIES
      • CONSOLIDATION OF PERSONNEL
      • CONSOLIDATION OF OFFICES
      • THE POSTAGE STAMP
      • MISCELLANEOUS SAVINGS
      • THE CONSEQUENT REDUCTION IN RATES
    • CONSOLIDATION OF EQUIPMENT
    • CONSOLIDATION OF AGENCIES
    • CONSOLIDATION OF PERSONNEL
    • CONSOLIDATION OF OFFICES
    • THE POSTAGE STAMP
    • MISCELLANEOUS SAVINGS
    • THE CONSEQUENT REDUCTION IN RATES
    • METHODS OF ESTABLISHING A GOVERNMENT POSTAL EXPRESS
    • THE PRESENT STATUS OF EXPRESS COMPANIES
      • ADVANTAGES
      • WAGE INCREASES
      • INADEQUACIES
      • THE LARGER ISSUE
    • ADVANTAGES
    • WAGE INCREASES
    • INADEQUACIES
    • THE LARGER ISSUE
    • APPENDIX
      • EXPRESS CONTRACTS
    • EXPRESS CONTRACTS
    • NOTES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
      • Transcriber's note
    • Transcriber's note
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