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  1. Meaning of Transportation
  2. Importance of Transportation
  3. Factors Determining the Choice of Transportation
  4. Forms/Types of Transportation


Meaning of Transportation

Transportation as an aid to trade is very important in helping goods and services get to the consumers. Transportation is the movement of people and goods from one place to another. It involves different means by which people and goods are moved from one place to another. Transportation also facilitate the transfer of raw materials like cotton, cassava etc. from source to where they are needed.


  1. Explain the meaning of transportation.


Importance of Transportation

Transportation is essential for the following reasons:

1. Availability of Raw Materials to Producers

With the aid of transportation, raw materials extracted are easily transported through the various means of transportation to industries or locations where they are processed into finished or semi-finished products. For instance, crude oil cannot be processed into fuel, kerosene etc without the help of transportation.

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