Research Papers/Topics in Transport Management Technology

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...

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...

An Analysis Of Inland Freight Distribution From Nigerian Seaports

ABSTRACT This study is designed to examine the cargo traffic from Nigerian seaports, using the Calabar and Port Harcourt port complexes as case study. The objective being to identify the function for assessing cargo movement from the aforementioned seaports to different towns in the country. This culminated in a model depicting the functional relationship which exists between the variables used in the study. A chronological review of related studies by different scholars was carri...

SERVICE QUALITY MEASUREMENT OF NIGERIAN AIRLINES

This study investigates airlines level of service to domestic passengers in Nigeria using process stages with a number of service quality attributes each. These attributes represent points where the passenger experience varying kind of services. Data were collected from passengers waiting for their flights using a well-structured questionnaire on a five-point likert scale regarding passenger's expectations and perception of service offer. The data was encoded int...

Assessment of Emergency Response Plan and Management Strategies in Nigeria Airlines

ABSTRACT Emergency Plan and Response Management is one of the most important determinants which affect global competitiveness of the aviation industry. The study examined Nigerian airlines’ emergency planning and response management services, including seven dimensions of services defined by Gronroos t-test model with 95 percent confidence. Satisfaction of airlines customers was measured and we observed that passengers were not satisfied within ...

The Contributions of the Concessionaires to the Efficiency of a Efficiency of Apapa Ports, Lagos

ABSTRACT The study investigated the contributions of the concessionaires in the efficiency of Apapa port, Lagos.The paper x-rays the performances of the Apapa at two points in time, as pre - concession era, from 2000-2005 and2006 – 2012 as post concession era.The research identified the problems that have bedeviled the ports of Nigeria before the concession as corruptive tendencies, high tariffs, congestion, long waiting time for vessels berth, v...

INVESTIGATING THE PROSPECT OF INTRODUCING TIDAL FLOW OPERATION BETWEEN GLOBE-INTERCHANGE AND KASARANI SECTION OF NAIROBI-THIKA ROAD

Most cities in Africa characteristically experience peak time traffic due to the commuter lifestyles of urban area residents. Therefore, in the morning roads leading to the central business district of most towns experience congestion while those leading out tend to have free flows. Traditional methods of solving this congestion problem such as additional roadway capacity have proved to be ineffective and overly expensive. Therefore, Solution of this kind of traffic congestion problem calls f...

Bus Operation in Metropolitan Lagos (The Case of Iyana-paja Ikotun Traffic Corridor)

This Paper has examined the structure of bus operation in metropolitan Lagos. The primary aim of this research work was to assess and examine the stucture of bus operation in iyanapaja-ikotun road corridor. However the following objectives where pursued Examine the total bus stop capacity along the corridor; Examine the bus and passenger adequacy the corridor, examine the passenger profile along  the corridor examine the structure of the bus operation along  the corridor. Relevant...