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Distribution managers select different transportation modes based on several distinct criteria. List and briefly define these criteria and name the best and worst transportation mode for each criterion. Relative cost is the price to ship using that mode of transportation. Air is the most expensive while water is the cheapest. Transit time is how long it takes for materials and products to be delivered. Water takes the most time while air is the fastest. Reliability is important because companies want their product arriving on time regularly. Pipeline is the most reliable while water is the least reliable. Capability is the variety of material that can be transported using that medium. Water is the most versatile while pipeline is the most constricted. Accessibility is how easy a product can be shipped and where to. Motor carrier is the most accessible while pipe is the least accessible.
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  • Spring '14
  • DanielJ.Fisher
  • Mode of transport, distribution managers, Louis Vuiiton Belts

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