Poznań, Poland

Transport and Spedition

Transport i spedycja

Language: Polish Studies in Polish
Subject area: engineering and engineering trades
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University website: www.wsb.pl/english/poznan
Transport
Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline and space. The field can be divided into infrastructure, vehicles and operations. Transport is important because it enables trade between people, which is essential for the development of civilizations.
Transport
The anthropologists are busy, indeed, and ready to transport us back into the savage forest, where all human things... have their beginnings; but the seed never explains the flower.
Edith Hamilton The Greek Way (1930) Ch. 1
Transport
The essence of air transport is speed, and speed is unfortunately one of the most expensive commodities in the world, principally because of the disproportionate amount of the power required to achieve high speed and to lift loads thousands of feet into the air. This is strikingly illustrated by the fact that while an average cargo ship, freight train and transport aeroplane are each equipped with engines totalling about 2,500 H.P., the ship can carry a load of about 7,000 tons, the train 800 tons and the plane only two and a half tons.
J. R. D. Tata 'On November 2, 1943, J.R.D. Tata spoke to the Bombay Rotary Club.
Transport
Like music my drawings transport us to the ambiguous world of the indeterminate.
Odilon Redon, quoted in: Jean-François Guillou (2000) Great Paintings of the World. p. 190
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