Amity Business School MBA Class of 2010, Semester II Distribution & Logistics Management Ms.Vandana Gupta
<ul><li>TRANSPORTATION </li></ul>
Transport Media Mix <ul><li>Roadways </li></ul><ul><li>Railways </li></ul><ul><li>Waterways </li></ul><ul><li>Airways </li...
1. Roadways (Trucks) <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It is speedier resulting in price stabilization and consumer sati...
<ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Closed during monsoons </li></ul><ul><li>It is not reliable for bulky and heavy goods...
2. Railways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It provide all season production to the products moved on uninterrupted ba...
<ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Railway transport works costlier over short distances because of tapering and differe...
3. Waterways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The items which are bulky and heavy, fragile can be moved with ease </li>...
<ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Changing seasons may create problems </li></ul><ul><li>Cargo capacity is quite limite...
4. Airways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It is known for its dependable service during time of floods, wars and eart...
<ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>It connects metros and some important cities only </li></ul><ul><li>Cargo capacity of...
5. Pipelines <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>As there are no occasions of loading and unloading, there is no scope for...
<ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Though operational and maintenance costs are minimal, the capital costs of pipeline i...
Factors determining Transport Medium choice <ul><li>Performance Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul>
<ul><li>Performance Criteria includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Product Suit...
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  • Amity Business School
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    1. 1. Amity Business School MBA Class of 2010, Semester II Distribution & Logistics Management Ms.Vandana Gupta
    2. 2. <ul><li>TRANSPORTATION </li></ul>
    3. 3. Transport Media Mix <ul><li>Roadways </li></ul><ul><li>Railways </li></ul><ul><li>Waterways </li></ul><ul><li>Airways </li></ul><ul><li>Pipelines </li></ul>
    4. 4. 1. Roadways (Trucks) <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It is speedier resulting in price stabilization and consumer satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Do not insist on strict packaging requirements </li></ul><ul><li>More economical </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Closed during monsoons </li></ul><ul><li>It is not reliable for bulky and heavy goods </li></ul><ul><li>There may disproportionate rise in fuel and spare part expenses </li></ul>
    6. 6. 2. Railways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It provide all season production to the products moved on uninterrupted basis </li></ul><ul><li>Main sources of connections with the markets outside the country moving goods from interior parts to the points of overseas and shipping </li></ul><ul><li>Railways are known as bulk carriage of goods over long distances </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Railway transport works costlier over short distances because of tapering and differential tariff rates </li></ul><ul><li>As compared to air and road transport, the speed of movement is slower </li></ul>
    8. 8. 3. Waterways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The items which are bulky and heavy, fragile can be moved with ease </li></ul><ul><li>Waterways provide an independent movement unlike road system where road is meant for all kinds of vehicles creating the problem of congestion </li></ul><ul><li>Tariffs are much lower and thus is cheaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Sender and receiver of cargo has the facilities of loading and unloading from boats and steamers </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Changing seasons may create problems </li></ul><ul><li>Cargo capacity is quite limited as inland water ways are connecting the given places </li></ul><ul><li>Movement is slow </li></ul><ul><li>Not meant for perishable products </li></ul>
    10. 10. 4. Airways <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>It is known for its dependable service during time of floods, wars and earthquakes </li></ul><ul><li>As it provides fastest and uninterrupted service, capital investments in the form of stocks of goods is less. </li></ul><ul><li>Speediest movement of cargo </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>It connects metros and some important cities only </li></ul><ul><li>Cargo capacity of plane is much smaller </li></ul><ul><li>Cost is very high and there is limit of weight of cargo and thus suitable for lightweight, high grade and costly items only </li></ul>
    12. 12. 5. Pipelines <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>As there are no occasions of loading and unloading, there is no scope for spilling, evaporation, pilferage and so on </li></ul><ul><li>It is underground thus do not require any additional space </li></ul><ul><li>Crude oil and gas transported through the pipelines works out almost ¼ of railways and roadways </li></ul><ul><li>No wastage of time </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Though operational and maintenance costs are minimal, the capital costs of pipeline is rather much higher </li></ul>
    14. 14. Factors determining Transport Medium choice <ul><li>Performance Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Performance Criteria includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Product Suitability </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Versatility </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul>

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