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Economy and efficiency in transport and distribution

Brian Ratcliffe

Economy and efficiency in transport and distribution

by Brian Ratcliffe

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Published by Kogan Page in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trucking -- Management.,
  • Trucks -- Cost of operation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Ratcliffe.
    ContributionsRatcliffe, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5618 .R37 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2469422M
    ISBN 101850911975
    LC Control Number87180392

    Rethinking profitable growth in the transportation industry When efficiency is no longer enough 5 Global trends have a unique impact on each transportation sub-sector 1 Slow recovering demand 2 Sophisticated consumers 3 Volatile external forces Airline cargo • World air cargo traffic has grown at only % over the last 10 years. Inefficiencies in transport sectors get transmitted to other sectors of the economy as some of the sectors are relatively heavy users of transport services and have strong linkages with the rest of the economy. 1 This paper is based on NCAER study on Fiscal Issues and Allocative Efficiency in .

    94 A. Mačiulis et al. Th e impact of transport on the competitiveness of national economy can be called logistical distance; a complete set of tasks re-quired to be done so that distance can be overcome. Con-sequently, any movement must consider its geographical. Transport (commonly used in the U.K.), or transportation (used in the U.S.), is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another. In other words, the action of transport is defined as a particular movement of an organism or thing from a point A (a place in space) to a point B. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline and space.

    The privatization and corporatization of roadways and parts of the aviation systems are good examples of this phenomenon. Second, there is now a continual and increasing fiscal pressure exerted on all parts of the economy as the nation reduces the proportion of the economy’s resources which are appropriated by . Other career possibilities in transportation and distribution include cargo and freight agent, import and export specialist, cargo handler, train engineer, distribution manager and logistics analyst.


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