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The Role Of The National Transportation Safety Boa

rd In Aviation SafetOverview The movement of millions of passengers over distances thought impossible decades ago is symbolic of the modern air transportation era that is characterized by speed, comfort and personal convenience. The commerce of aviation, both the operation of commercial aircraft for profit and the development of aeronautical systems, is also an important […]

The Implications of Insufficient Funding from Governments into Transportation Infrastructure

In this essay, it will discuss how current freight transportation challenges are presented due to the implication of insufficient funding from governments into transportation infrastructure. Problems such as constructing new infrastructures, maintaining existing infrastructures and shut down of supply chain are raised due to the shift of focus of the government into other urgent sectors […]

The Latest Technology in Transportation

This new state-of-the-art train is operated by magnetic levitation technology. The train is similar to a Disney World monorail with one big difference: it can travel at speeds approaching 300 miles per hour and makes almost no sound. Instead of traveling along rails, this train sits atop a magnetic field, thereby eliminating the effects of […]

Streetcar Suburbs in Amityville

Transportation was one of the industries in the United States that underwent through many stages from horse pulled carriages through trains to present cars. Many towns also grew through phases as roads improved drastically and promoted suburbs to big cities and towns. This paper will navigate through this history of cars, roads, railways and towns. […]

Secretary of Transportation

The Secretary of Transportation is the head of the Department of Transportation and, at the same time, a member of the President’s Cabinet. Since 2006 Mary Peters has been assigned as the Secretary of Transportation. The job of the Secretary of Transportation is to oversee the formulation and development of national transportation policy, to promote […]

Transportation and Distribution

Transportation is a key logistics function. Efficient and effective management of transportation at each stage of the supply chain is crucial for both cost management and service level guarantees. We have already looked at the incidence of transportation costs on overall supply chain performance in chapter 3 when we discussed the design aspects of logistics […]

International Trade and Inland Waterway Transportation

International Commercial Terms, known as “Incoterms”, are internationally accepted terms defining the responsibilities of exporters and importers in the arrangement of shipments and the transfer of liability involved in their international sales. Incoterms do not cover ownership or the transfer of title of goods. It is crucial to know which Incoterm is being used at […]

The Transportation Security Administration

The tragedy of 9/11 increased the level of concern with regards to airport security.  Despite having hi-tech security measures in place, terrorists still found a loophole in the system.

Airline intelligence

Airline intelligence is playing a more crucial role in the airline operations due to increased risks which airlines face in the modern world.  Airline intelligence is advanced information on potential threats and risks which airlines face in the course of their operations.

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