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Matson Inc. - The Contradiction Of Performing Okay In Times Of High Demand And Much Better In Times Of Low Demand

It is common to hear back and forth chatter in reference to what modes of transportation will continue to be prominent throughout the future. Everyone has an idea of whether rail, truck, air, or marine transport services will make its way to the forefront of the transportation industry. First off, all modes have an advantage and folly. Second off, only two of those modes have the ability to reach an island from mainland. Arguments could be made from all angles about whether rail is better than truck, or air transportation is better than boat. Do you think you would be able to continually ship goods ranging from food to automobiles in a single trip by air if you were the...

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