Unformatted text preview: Railroad – this usally the slowest Trucking – much faster mode and usally caries more high valve manufactured matrials Pipeline – mostly used to carry petroleum products Air – this is the fastest mode, but it is obviously the most expensive to use. Usally small lots of high value cargo Water – this mode is the cheapest, especially over long distances. Slow in comparison with air or trucking Ton mile= cost to move 1 ton 1 mile Liner vessel – ship that has regular schudele and mainly packaged Bulk vessel = carry like grain...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MT kp100 taught by Professor : during the Spring '08 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.
- Spring '08