Transportation System: The Five Modes Of Transportation

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Goods Transportation is the physical movement of goods and people between two points.
Generally there are five modes of the transportation of goods like Airfreight, Motor Carrier,
Ocean Transportation, Railroad and Pipeline. All of the five modes of transportation exist because of certain attributes that provide one or more advantages other than any modes of transportation. The attractiveness of a particular mode depends on the following important attributes: cost, speed, reliability, capability, capacity, and flexibility. Among of the above mode the Road transportation or Motor carrier is important because it provide door-to-door service.
The trucking industry provides an important service to the any nation’s economy by transporting large
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So we are going to introduce new system where this collision will get avoided and agent will get fair cost for his transportation. It will provide further extension to smart intermodal transport system.
Key-words: Airfreight, Carrier, Ocean Transportation, Railroad, trucking industry, intermodal etc.
Building intelligence into the intermodal transport system brings in the convergence of technologies providing a empirical study of transformation in the ones experience. ITS provides benefits in terms of reduce waiting time and uncertainty, increase the accessibility of the system, reduce the fuel consumption and emissions increase the safety of users, improve environmental quality and energy efficiency , reduce the operational costs, improve traffic efficiency, reduce traffic congestion, improve economic productivity. The ITS will encourage to the public transport and reduce the use of personal vehicles whenever possible. This concept provide successor transport system makes intelligent. This is important contribution to saving the environment from heavy vehicle pollution and reducing congestion on heavy traffic roads. There are various sub-systems under ITS which covers vehicle-to-vehicle
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f) Avoid the intermediate agent.
g) Direct communication between shippers and carriers.
Proposed System Architecture:
There are challenges in implementing an smart Transport System –
a) Sustainable transport is not just a case of increasing the infrastructure available; it is also a question how to maximizing the use of existing infrastructure and of maximizing the efficiency and interoperability of all transport assets.
b) Implementing ITS solutions gets more and more complex based on the size of the transport network to be addressed and the size of the city and complexity of traffic conditions. Changing the traditional transportation scheme to a fully automated and intelligent transportation network is a substantial up gradation of the scheme. The main problems that are hampering this upgrading to materialize are not just technological limits, but cultural, conceptual, social, emotional, political and economical hurdles. In case of managing the large number of vehicles this becomes more complex.
III.Literature Survey
Freight transport modeling
The first freight transport models date from the early 1970s. Over the years, number of dedicated freight transport models have been proposed (e.g., Ben-Akiva et al., 2013; Chow

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