Determinants of selection of full-service airlines and low-cost carriers—a note on business travellers in south africa.
Carrier selection determinants: price transit time and reliability capability accessibility security the transport selection decision 51 this preview has intentionally blurred sections. Mode and carrier selection across multiple industries transportation is typically viewed as the “most important single element in logistics costs for most firms” (ballou, 2004 pp 164. Keywords: carrier selection decision, carrier selection criteria the purpose of this chapter is to review past literature that has been made available regarding the subject of carrier selection the first section of this chapter will begin with global maritime overview.
In addition to physical constraints in the mode/carrier selection, the mode choice in china is further complicated due to the inflexible customs regulations and government policies on tax rebates considerable research has been done on mode and carrier selection for bulk cargo in western countries. The carrier selection decision: various modes of transportation should be considered choose a carrier or carriers within the selected mode, if there is a choice carefully examine the service capabilities of the carrier as services can vary widely between carriers. His study identified 21 relevant carrier selection determinants in areas such as reliability, security, user satisfaction, availability, transit time, costs and others as he expected, due to the regulatory environment and joint rate publications, transportation cost was found to be less important than other service related characteristics.
Carrier selection criteria before a shipper can move its goods to market, special care must be taken to carefully scrutinize and select an appropriate method of transportation and a reliable carrier, or transportation provider, to move the goods quickly, safely, and at the best rate with minimal risk of damage, loss or theft. 4 determinants of carrier selection during the past 40 years as the carrier selection has been on the research agenda, and a significant number of researchers have addressed the research question during the past years, the topic has experienced a long development process, which has created a lot of variability.
Ing which transportation modes and carriers to select by providing data on relevant factors and trends that have and will affect the overall level of value the firm realizes from these transportation choice decisions.
The important carrier selection determinants are carrier costs and service performance transportation cost was the predominant carrier selection determinant, and includes the factors of the rates, minimum weights, loading and unloading facilities, packaging and blocking, damage in transit, and special services available.