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Logistics Management, 2nd Edition by Vinod V. Sople

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8

Transportation: The Backbone of Logistics

After reading the chapter, the students should be able to understand:

  • Transportation modes and mix decision
  • Factors influencing transportation cost
  • Transportation network and route planning
  • Containerization and its role in logistics

Transportation is an indicator which measures the economic, social and commercial progress of a country. It has transformed the entire world into one organization and greatly contributed to the evolution of civilization. Transportation is the most visible element of logistics operation. It has a significant share in overall logistical cost of the firm and needs a great ...

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