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Transportation operations



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  • 1. Reported by: Lorry Ann Rejuso BSBA-4
  • 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. 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. 1. Nature of Freight The obvious starting point is the identification of the major products requiring transport.
  • 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. 3. Volume The factor of volume refers to the business level or the frequency of move.
  • 7. 4.Traffic Lanes To many managers of traffic operations, traffic lanes, or geographical coverage, is the sole factor in selection transportation mode
  • 8. 5. Transit Times The shorter the transit time, the more expensive the cost of transportation.
  • 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. 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. The Four Modes 1. Rail 2. Motor Carrier 3. Air 4. Water
  • 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. 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.