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Transport modes

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A mind map about types of transport.
Filippo Franchetto
Mind Map by Filippo Franchetto , updated more than 1 year ago
Filippo Franchetto
Created by Filippo Franchetto almost 5 years ago
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Transport modes
  1. Air transport
    1. Advantages: -very fast -suitable for perishable goods
      1. Disadvantages: -very expensive -only for limited weights -need other means of transport
      2. Sea transport
        1. Advantages: -unlimited weights and sizes -cheapest -suitable for long distances
          1. Advantages: -slow -additional means of transport
          2. Road transport
            1. Advantages: -door-to-door delivery -fast -cheap -flexible
              1. Disadvantages: -not economical for long distances -traffic -fuel price
              2. Rail transport
                1. Advantages: -heavy and bulky goods -long distances -low environmental impact -cheaper -it's safe
                  1. Disadvantages: -slow -fixed stop -need additional mode of transport
                  2. Piplines
                    1. Advantages: -cheaper -effective
                      1. Disadvantages: -expensive to build -routes are fixed -only for certain types of goods
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