Transportation Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-296-4

Student Price : Rs.260

Student Dollar Price : 10$

Library Price : Rs.550

Library Dollar Price : 22$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2010

No. Of Pages : 224

Book Weight :322

About The Book

Transportation Helps inbound and outbound logistics of manufacturing units. Perishable commodities like fruits and vegetables are quickly transported from rural areas to consuming centers in towns and cities. Transportation makes people mobile for work, education and visiting places of interest on vacation. The country`s imports and exports are moved through roadways, railways, waterway, and airways for which the roads, railways, shipping and ports and airports form the basic infrastructure essential for sustainable economic development of the country. In fact, the cost of transportation consists of the major part of the distribution cost of goods and services.

Transportation Management-Textbook will enlighten the management students to take appropriate decision regarding the economic mode of transportation, effective supply chain Management and efficient logistics planning in their career. The book is written with large number of numerical and case studies and the question Bank to help students prepare for examination.

Book Content of Transportation Management


  1. Introduction
  2. Transportation Management
  3. Transportation Planning-Important Consideration
  4. Transportation and Supply Chain
  5. Transportation System
  6. Case Studies
  7. Road Transport
  8. The Rail Transport
  9. Water Transport
  10. Air Transport
  11. Logistics of Transport
  12. Numericals on Transportation Management

About The Author

Prof. S.K. Sarangi, a distinguished Chemical Engineer from IIT, Kharagpur with PGDM (Eqv. MBA), M.Phil (Management), has been a professional manager, an Academician and an Author. Prof. Sarangi is currently HOD - Business Administration and Vice Principal (Head of Institute) BP Poddar Institute of Management & Technology, Saltlake, Kolkata.      

He has written more than twenty books in Economics, Values & Ethics, Operations Management, Total Quality Management and other for UG & PG levels of Management and B.Tech levels of Indian Universities & B-Schools. Prof. Sarangi is an Accredited Management Teacher of All India Management Association, a Chartered Engineer & Fellow of Indian Institute of Engineers, India and a Fellow Life Member of India Institute of valuers.     

Prof. Sarangi has also written about a dozen of Articles on Economics, Environment, Indian Market, Strategic Management, Business Ethics and the Indian SME sector including Innovation Management and has got these papers published in various Business Magazines, Institute Publications and Business Newspapers.

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