Research Papers/Topics in Transport Management Technology

Automatic Traffic Offences Monitoring Systemat Traffic Light Controlled Intersection

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A critical analysis on the role of outsourcing practice in ensuring organizational performance. The case of dhl harare international airport, (2013-2015).

ABSTRACT The main objective of this research was to explore motives, benefit, challenges and strategies for ensuring success of outsourcing at DHL Harare International Airport. Specific objectives were to explore the organizational determinants or motivators for outsourcing, to investigate on the benefits and opportunities arising out of outsourcing, to examine the challenges and risks that affect outsourcing and to establish the critical success factors of outsourcing. The research...

Supply Chain Management In Nigeria: The Role Of Freight Forwarding

ABSTRACT The study examined the role of freight forwarding in supply chain management in Nigeria, with particular reference to time and cost in cargo clearance.  Freight forwarding has been portrayed by many authors and public as contributing little or nothing to the economy as a whole. It is based on this dysfunctional premise that the study   investigated the time and cost of clearing by freight forwarder and self clearing option stipulated&...

Level Of Understanding Of Road Signs And Markings By Nigerians: A Case Study Of Selected Cities In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Understanding road signs and pavement markings is an important aspect of the driving task. Consequently efforts have been made in this direction to optimize the use of traffic signs and markings by motorists but this has yielded little results. Therefore, the main objective of this study is to determine the level of understanding of traffic signs and markings by motorists. The primary data source was questionnaire administered and returned by motorists and road users. Secondary ...

Level Of Understanding Of Road Signs And Markings By Nigerians: A Case Study Of Selected Cities In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Understanding road signs and pavement markings is an important aspect of the driving task. Consequently efforts have been made in this direction to optimize the use of traffic signs and markings by motorists but this has yielded little results. Therefore, the main objective of this study is to determine the level of understanding of traffic signs and markings by motorists. The primary data source was questionnaire administered and returned by motorists and road users. Secondary ...

Estimation Of Inter-city Travel Demand For Public Road Transport From Owerri To Some Selected Cities In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study calibrates an intercity travel demand model which uses the principal structural variables that have been identified in the literature. It uses a robust econometric method which has been little applied in the sphere of land transport in Nigeria. This research develops an urban public travel demand model for 19 directional O-D city-pair network originating from Owerri Urban. Using revealed preference data from the period of 2014 to 2016 which was filtered into 207 obser...

The Impact Of Road Transport Infrastructure Development In Portharcourt Metropolis

ABSTRACTThis research assessed the Impact of Road Transport InfrastructureDevelopment in Port Harcourt. It also examined critically, the importance ofquality road infrastructure in Port Harcourt and its relative impact on theNigerian economic development. Relevant literatures on road infrastructuredevelopment and its impact on Rivers State were reviewed. A time-series data(2004 - 2016) on road infrastructure quality index (RIQI), GDP per capita, costof cargo haulage and volume of cargo, secon...

Service Quality Measurement Of Nigerian Airlines

ABSTRACTThis study investigates airlines level of service to domestic passengers inNigeria using process stages with a number of service quality attributeseach. These attributes represent points where the passenger experiencevarying kind of services. Data were collected from passengers waiting fortheir flights using a well-structured questionnaire on a five-point likertscale regarding passenger's expectations and perception of service offer.The data was encoded into Microsoft excel and subseq...

An Assessment of The Constraints to Cabotage Operation to Nigeria

ABSTRACT   The study assesses the level of cabotage administration in relation to cabotage operation in Nigeria since its inception. To properly evaluate the cabotage operation in Nigeria, it is important to state the four cardinal reasons federal government introduced cabotage administration. The four cardinal points are: cabotage vessels must be wholly owned by Nigerians, cabotage vessels must be manned by Nigerians, cabotage vessel must be registered in Nigeria and cabota...

Cost Optimization in a Distribution System (A Case Study of The Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, Aba, Abia State)

ABSTRACT This study sought to optimize the cost of distribution system of consumer goods in Nigeria with special interest in Seven-Up Bottling Company PLC, Aba Abia State products from their five (5) depots to sixteen (16) wholesale dealers. Sources of distribution were identified as the depots, while destinations or markets were identified as wholesale dealers with a view to determining the shortest route that minimized the cost of transportation from the depots to the wholesale dealer...

Econometric Analysis Of The Effect Of Oil Theft On Tanker Shipping In Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe study carried out the econometric analysis of the effect of oil theft on tanker shipping in Nigeria.The specific objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between crude oil export trade, refined petroleum import trade and maritime GDP in Nigeria. To achieve these objectives, secondary data were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin, National bureau for statistics (NBS) and Nigerian National Petroleum cooperation (NNPC) .The data collected was subjected to econometr...

Assessment Of Airport Productivity Andefficiency In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study assessed the productivity and efficiency of airports in Nigeria employing the method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA).Two variants of DEA models were estimated and their outputs compared in order to enhance the robustness of the study. These models include the one based on Constant Returns to Scale (CRS) to characterise the input-output combinations and that based on Variable Returns to Scale (VRS). It is sometimes argued that DEA models generally tend to overe...

Analysis Of Freight Transport Volumes Of ECOWAS Nations: Scenarios For A Short-Sea Shipping Future

ABSTRACT This study shows the effect of changes in GDP, population, foreign trade and seaport access corridors of ECOWAS member countries, especially the littoral States, on the growth of freight volumes of their respective economies. The primary aim of the research is to develop a short sea shipping model for the ECOWAS sub-region, with the objective of reducing the cost per transported unit within the sub-region and predicting the growth of short sea shipping freight in ECOWAS e...

An Evaluation Of Manpower Planning In Ferderal Airports Authority Of Nigeria [FAAN]

ABSTRACT In this research work, the researcher researched on level of manpower planning i.e. if there is adequate manpower planning in the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. And the objective of the research work is to know the cause of frequent retrenchment/sack of FAAN workers. As a guide to this study, two propositions/hypothesis were drawn on which the researcher focuses his research work. In the course of the study some related literatures were also reviewed based on thi...

THE IMPACT OF ROAD TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN PORTHARCOURT METROPOLIS

This research assessed the Impact of Road Transport Infrastructure Development in Port Harcourt. It also examined critically, the importance of quality road infrastructure in Port Harcourt and its relative impact on the Nigerian economic development. Relevant literatures on road infrastructure development and its impact on Rivers State were reviewed. A time-series data (2004 - 2016) on road infrastructure quality index (RIQI), GDP per capita, cost of cargo haulag...


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