Coal being transported from the mines to the a Thermal Power station. Image credit transportationissuedaily.com

Coal being transported from the mines to the a Thermal Power station. Image credit transportationissuedaily.com

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Transport: Introduction and Importance of transport.

  • Transport refers to the movement of people and goods from one place to another.

Importance of transport to trade

  • Carries:
  • raw materials
  • equipment and machinery
  • finished goods
  • Work in Progress also known as partly finished goods.
  • Workers to and from work.

Mode of transport

  • Mode of transport is the┬ámeans of transport or the type of transport or transport modality or form of transport.
  • It is a term used to distinguish substantially different ways to perform transport.
  • Common modes of transport are:
  • Road
  • Rail
  • Air
  • Sea
  • Pipeline

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