Regulation of Freight Forwarders: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 3509, to Clarify Certain Provisions of Part IV of the Interstate Commerce Act ... August 27, 1962

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962 - 38 pages
Considers S. 3509, to amend the Interstate Commerce Act to permit freight forwarders to acquire and control various types of common carriers.
 

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Page 14 - Commission shall not enter such an order unless it finds that the transaction proposed will be consistent with the public interest and will enable such carrier to use service by motor vehicle to public advantage in its operations and will not unduly -restrain competition.
Page 32 - Act to regulate commerce, to own, lease, operate, control, or have any interest whatsoever (by stock ownership or otherwise, either directly, indirectly, through any holding company, or by stockholders or directors in common, or in any other manner...
Page 14 - Provided, That if a carrier by railroad subject to this part, or any person which is controlled by such a carrier, or affiliated therewith...
Page 37 - It shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this part to make, give, or cause any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, association, locality, port, port district, gateway, transit point, region, district, territory, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 21 - My name is James F. Fort. I am counsel, public affairs, of the American Trucking Associations, Inc., with offices at 1616 P Street NW., Washington, DC The...
Page 32 - (14) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2), from and after the 1st day of July 1914, It shall be unlawful for any carrier, as defined In section 1(3). or (after the date of the enactment of this amendatory section) any person controlling, controlled by, or under common control with, such a carrier to own, lease, operate, control, or have any interest whatsoever (by stock ownership or otherwise, either directly, indirectly, through any holding company...
Page 37 - ... controlling a freight forwarder from acquiring control of a carrier subject to parts I, II, or III of the act.
Page 16 - No such permit shall be issued to any common carrier subject to part I, II, or III of this Act...
Page 21 - The association, as most of you know, is a national federation representing all forms of motor carriers, both private and for-hire, and having affiliated associations in 49 States and the District of Columbia.
Page 37 - The present provisions of part IV of the Interstate Commerce Act concerning ownership, control, and operation of freight forwarders are extremely confusing and, in some instances, apparently conflicting.

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