Periodicity.: Special Edition IFLOG-2018, August - 2019
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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

Elson Araujo, Ênio Fernandes Rodrigues


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.


Logistics; Indivisible loads; Route; Urban; Traffic

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