In this age of hi-tech communication and transportation, there are several alternative means to ship the belongings as well as people. With increasing fuel costs and importance of timely deliveries, a number of factors have also to be kept in mind while moving the goods or people.
Before the process of selection of a transportation mode starts, a few important tasks that have to be done are:
- Preparation of a full inventory of the stock
- Measurement of total weight and volume of the material to be transported
- Type of goods to be moved
- Time availability