How variables on the morphology of an indivisible load plays an important role on the choice of the set of carriers and transport routes. The transportation of an electric capacitor in city areas

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Elson Araujo
Ênio Fernandes Rodrigues

Abstract

The transportation of an indivisible load also bears the core definition of load transportation in logistics - delivering a load, considering its starting point as far as its destination, the decision upon the best set of carriers and the best transportation route to minimize final transportation costs. This research aimed at describing the issue regarding transportation of indivisible loads in urban areas where the road system might have limited transportation conditions depending on the complexity of the load. All researched books have come up with a number of situations regarding this type of transportation. From the information collected, it was observed that the transportation scenario and its difficulties were similar; a study has been suggested in order to give examples of how this type of transportation works. Results have shown that height, width, length and weight parameters should consider the transportation infrastructure offered, the appropriate set of carriers and the compliance with all legislations.

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Elson Araujo, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo.

Specialist in Logistics and Operations at the Federal Institute of São Paulo - IFSP - (2018). Traffic Manager of the Traffic Engineering Company of São Paulo (CET-SP) linked to Cargo Transport Management - (GTC, Special Transportation Department), responsible for Operational Coordination of activities such as: Special Freight Transport Inspection and Inspection Transportation of Hazardous Products, Urban Traffic Management, Inspection and Monitoring of Urban Infrastructure Works and Adequations of the Road System, Events (Carnival, GP Brazil F1, Marathons...)

Ênio Fernandes Rodrigues, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo.

PhD in Production Engineering with experience in Administration area with emphasis on Production and Operations. Researcher of the themes related to Transport, Quality, Logistics and Information Technology applied to Logistics. Managed manufacturing operations in industries, transportation and warehousing in the provision of services in cargo and passenger area. Undergraduate professor and postgraduate at the Federal Institute of São Paulo (IFSP).

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