Transportation operations

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Transportation operations

  1. 1. Reported by: Lorry Ann Rejuso BSBA-4
  2. 2. The two foundations of quality traffic operations are: 1. A knowledge of the characteristics and requirements of the product to be shipped, thus ensuring that the product arrives without degradation 2. A knowledge of alternative transportation operations and the ability to match transportation method with shipping requirements to maximize service at a minimal cost.
  3. 3. Mode Selection 1. Nature of freight 2. Packaging and handling 3. Volume 4. Traffic Lanes 5. Transit Times 6. Access to the product 7. Tracing
  4. 4. 1. Nature of Freight The obvious starting point is the identification of the major products requiring transport.
  5. 5. 2. Packaging and Handling The single most important factor leading to a product’s being received in the same condition it was when it was loaded, is the packaging and handling of the load.
  6. 6. 3. Volume The factor of volume refers to the business level or the frequency of move.
  7. 7. 4.Traffic Lanes To many managers of traffic operations, traffic lanes, or geographical coverage, is the sole factor in selection transportation mode
  8. 8. 5. Transit Times The shorter the transit time, the more expensive the cost of transportation.
  9. 9. 6.Access to the Product This refers to how important it is, when the product is transit, that you gain access or direct your cargo to another destination.
  10. 10. 7. Tracing - Tackability is the ability to track a shipment while in transit. - Traceablity is the ability to go back and trace a shipment from the point of origin to destination.
  11. 11. The Four Modes 1. Rail 2. Motor Carrier 3. Air 4. Water
  12. 12. Private Fleet The road ahead is a challenging one for private fleets. To bring value to your company, you must manage costs without sacrificing productivity. Outsourcing In today’s global economy, many organization downsizing.
  13. 13. Effects of Transportation on Profits Most Business have one paramount objective: to return a profit to the owners of the company for their investment into the business. The Transportation Business Transportation is a needed commodity in almost any economic situation, as there will always be individuals, groups and items that need to be transported from place to place.

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