Give any four reasons why most business people prefer to transport their finished products via road transport.

Why road transport is preferred.

  • Its cheaper and faster for short distances
  • All areas including remote areas can be accessed by road.
  • Suitable for delivering perishable goods like vegetables
  • Handling is minimal hence cuts down breakage and pilferage
  • Its flexible hence goods may be sold on route.
  • Insurance charges are lower compared to sea transport
  • Convenient since vehicles need not run on scheduled time like with rail transport.



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