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ADVANTAGE and DISADVANTAGE OF ROAD TRANSPORT

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ADVANTAGE and DISADVANTAGE OF ROAD TRANSPORT - September 17th, 2010

ADVANTAGES OF ROAD TRANSPORT:

1. Door to door service: road transport provides door to door service. It can collect and transport the goods from seller’s ware house and deliver it right at the door step of the buyer. Such service can not be provided by other form of transport.


2. Economical for short distance: road transport is economical for short distance. Again, the loading and unloading charges are reduced due to direct transportation. Where the distance is short, road transport is not only economical, but also quicker


3. Less overhead cost: there is less overhead cost. The cost of maintains. Again, wages paid to drivers and others is less as compare to railways again the money spend on the maintenance of roads is comparatively less as compare to maintenance of tracks along the railway lines.


4. Flexibility: the road transport offers more flexibility then that of railways. There are no fixed Scheduled. The road transport can operate any time as per the convenience of the client. The Vehicle can be diverted to different routes, in case of blockage or accident.


5. Low investment: road transport requires low investment. The vehicles such as trucks and tempos cost comparatively less as compare to trains, ships and aero planes.



DISADVANTAGE OF ROAD TRANSPORT:

1. Not suitable for bulky goods: road transport is not suitable to carry bulky and heavy goods, such as heavy machinery. It also not suitable to carry items of low grades because of the cost involves in transporting such good.


2. Uneconomical for long distance: the road transport is not economical for long distance. If the distance is more than 1000 Kms the vehicle reached to destination after three days. In this case railways are more convenient and economical for short distance.


3. Breakdowns and delays: because of poor conditions of Indian roads, there are often breakdowns. This causes unnecessary delays in transportation.


4. Lack of informative in rates: there is no informative in transport rates. This is because; road transport is operated by private parties. Different rates are charged by different operators.


5. Limited protection to goods: road transport provides limited production to goods from rain, sun, dust and wind. Many times the good get damage due to limited production
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ADVANTAGES OF ROAD TRANSPORT:

1. Door to door service: road transport provides door to door service. It can collect and transport the goods from seller’s ware house and deliver it right at the door step of the buyer. Such service can not be provided by other form of transport.


2. Economical for short distance: road transport is economical for short distance. Again, the loading and unloading charges are reduced due to direct transportation. Where the distance is short, road transport is not only economical, but also quicker


3. Less overhead cost: there is less overhead cost. The cost of maintains. Again, wages paid to drivers and others is less as compare to railways again the money spend on the maintenance of roads is comparatively less as compare to maintenance of tracks along the railway lines.


4. Flexibility: the road transport offers more flexibility then that of railways. There are no fixed Scheduled. The road transport can operate any time as per the convenience of the client. The Vehicle can be diverted to different routes, in case of blockage or accident.


5. Low investment: road transport requires low investment. The vehicles such as trucks and tempos cost comparatively less as compare to trains, ships and aero planes.



DISADVANTAGE OF ROAD TRANSPORT:

1. Not suitable for bulky goods: road transport is not suitable to carry bulky and heavy goods, such as heavy machinery. It also not suitable to carry items of low grades because of the cost involves in transporting such good.


2. Uneconomical for long distance: the road transport is not economical for long distance. If the distance is more than 1000 Kms the vehicle reached to destination after three days. In this case railways are more convenient and economical for short distance.


3. Breakdowns and delays: because of poor conditions of Indian roads, there are often breakdowns. This causes unnecessary delays in transportation.


4. Lack of informative in rates: there is no informative in transport rates. This is because; road transport is operated by private parties. Different rates are charged by different operators.


5. Limited protection to goods: road transport provides limited production to goods from rain, sun, dust and wind. Many times the good get damage due to limited production
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