Research Papers/Topics in Transport Management Technology

An Assessment of the Impacts of Logistics Planning on Logistics Firms

ABSTRACT The aim of the study is to develop a logistics performance model incorporating logistics performance as the focal construct with logistics planning strategy as antecedent and organizational performance, both marketing and financial, as consequences. The author proffers that logistics planning processes are dynamic capabilities because of improvement in logistics competitive capabilities and enhanced disaster immunity. Data from a sample of 230 top/middle managers representing differ...

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...

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...

AN ASSESSMENT OF SECURITY ARRANGEMENT IN MURTALA MOHAMMED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, IKEJA-LAGOS

ABSTRACT Over the years, there have been persistent and consistent issues bordering on security in the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. As an International airport as well as the gateway into our Country, it is expected to measure up to international standards in facilities, personnel, services, security, safety etc but unfortunately most of these areas are atimes neglected and consequently fall below acceptable international s...

ANALYSIS OF EFFICIENCY OF AIR PASSENGER SUPPORT SERVICES AT THE AIRPORTS PROVIDED BY FAAN: A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS AIRPORTSPASSENGERS

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background Of The StudyPassengers leaving on a trip normally want to spend as little time  as possible in theterminal. They want to  have baggage carts  readily available, a fast  check-in, and little  timewaiting before and quick boarding prior to a timely departure. Passengers do not appreciate longline-ups, repetitive security checks, crowded departure areas, line-ups for boarding and a delayeddeparture. The rise in terrorist activity req...

Minimizing Haulage Roundtrip Distribution Cost of Manufactured Products

ABSTRACTMinimizing Haulage Roundtrip Distribution Cost of Manufactured Products is a major concern in the haulage industry. The success of each trip requires for a truck owner or fleet manager of a haulage company to assign to the truck driver the resources needed for the job success.However, on close examination, the fuel for the return trip and a tangible percentage of the road expense budget achieves little but to bring the truck back to the yard. These resources are not engaged on the ret...