oa CSIR Science Scope - Bad roads impact on consumers and hamper economy : transport logistics
|Article Title||Bad roads impact on consumers and hamper economy : transport logistics|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Hilda Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||9 - 11|
The increase in internal logistics costs due to inadequate road conditions is experienced by most, if not all transportation companies. This figure can potentially add up to a massive increase in the logistics costs of a country. As the logistics costs increase, the costs of products in the global marketplace increase, placing an added burden on the consumer and having devastating effects on the global competitiveness of that country.
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