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Transportation
Meaning of TransportTransport refers to the activity that facilitatesphysicalmovementofgoodsaswellasindividuals from one place to another.In business, it is considered as an auxiliary totrade.Generally, transporters carry raw material,finished products, passengers, etc. from oneplace to another.
Importance of TransportMakesavailablerawmaterialstomanufacturers or producersMakes available goods to customersEnhances standard of livingHelpsduringemergenciesandnaturalcalamitiesHelps in creation of employmentHelps in labour mobilityHelps in bringing nations together
Role of transportation insupply chainmanagement
Modes of Transport
Modes of Transport
Land TransportLand transport refers to activities of physicalmovement of goods and passengers on land.This movement takes place on road, rail, ropeor pipe. So land transport may further bedividedintoRoadtransport,Railtransport, Ropeway transport, pipelinetransport.
Road TransportRoads are the means that connect oneplace to another on the surface of theland. You must have seen roads in yourvillage, in towns and cities.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Glen Derbyshire
Tags
Land transport

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