Transportation is an important industry and the backbone to for growth of any country’s economy. Transportation is known as the biggest business in India.Transportation plays role in connecting people together and also in supply of goods and products across the nation.
The complete process of transferring goods from producer to consumer defines the transportation process. In India transportation is second largest industry after agriculture. Transportation consists of road, rail, navy and air transport. In India, transportation through air and water ways is usually made to and from other nations, while rail and road transportation is used majorly for within the nation. Road and rail transportation are mainly used for goods transport and are major economic inducers for the country.
A method of transport is a solution that makes use of a selected type of vehicle, infrastructure, and operation. The transport of a person or of shipment may also involve one mode or several of the modes, with the latter case being known as intermodal or multimodal shipping. Each mode has its own advantages and disadvantages, and can be selected for a ride on the premise of price, capability, and direction.