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What are the 5 basic modes of transportation?
W A R P H

Water
Airplane
Railway
Pipeline
Highway
What is anything that is being transported (solids, liquids, gases) that is not a person called?
Cargo
Freight is also called.....
Cargo
What are the 2 basic types of cargo? This depends on how the cargo is handled.
Bulk

Break Bulk
Cargo that is loose is called....
Bulk Cargo
Cargo that comes in separate units like (TV sets, Books, Bicycles) is called...
Break Bulk Cargo
What is a type of water transportation that is used to transport people and water called...
Ship
What is the type of transportation called that transports cargo on water called....
Barges
Barges are pushed by what in the water?
Towboats
On-site transportation devices are used to move people. Name 3.
M E E

Moving Walkways
Elevators
Esclators
A simple type of conveyer that works by gravity is called....
Chute
A word that describes the basic way of transporting passengers and cargo.
Mode
Transportation devices are called...
Vehicles
When people are being transported from one place to another, they are called....
Passengers
A small package is called a ....
Parcel
A type of "loose cargo" like grain is called....
Bulk Cargo
When value is added by making a product avaliable in a different location. An example is Florida Oranges.
Place Utility
Conveyors, cranes, hoists and industrial trucks are examples of ....
materials-handling equipment
Transportation for hire is called...
Commercial Transportation
Industrial trucks...
are vehicles used as on-site transportation
The 3 types of transportation are:
P C G

Personal
Commercial
Govermental
When 2 or more "modes" of transportation work together to deliver cargo, the service is called...
Intermodal
A cableway is sometimes called a ...
tram or tramway
A standard cargo container is ....
--made of metal
--8'w, 8'h, 40'long
--used in 3 of the different mode of transportation
The main advantage of containerization is...
reduce cargo handling
A person or company that collect many small shipments and consolidates them into 1 large shipment is called...
freight forwarder
The movement of people within a building is an example of ...
on-site transportation
Like all companies, transportation companies are in business to make a ...
profit
When you travel by air, this saves...
time
Riding a bicycle is an example of which type of transportation?
Personal