International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Importance of Warehouse Layout in Order Fulfilling Process Improvement

    Yu Zhang, Syed Abdul Rehman Khan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 49-52
    Received: Oct. 02, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017
    Published: Nov. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: The warehousing layout has strategic importance in the firms’ supply chain management strategy and service level. Usually, firms design their warehouse, which can increase service level, reduce order fulfilling process time and cost. This research discussed the warehouse layout for improvement in order fulfilling process time. Researchers discussed... Show More
  • Mode Choice Behaviour Analysis and Exploring Public Preferences for Introducing Bicycle: A Case Study in Rajshahi City

    Akanda Md. Raihan Gafur, Sabrina Sharmin, Sherazum Monira, Hossain Mohiuddin, Nazia Hossain

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 53-61
    Received: Aug. 20, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2017
    Published: Nov. 23, 2017
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    Abstract: In public transport planning and management system, mode choice behavior analysis of the people is an important element. Public demand and preferences for different modes of travel can be identified through it. This paper gives a detail description about mode choice behavior of the people for the selected para-transit modes like rickshaw, auto-rick... Show More
  • Linear Variable Differential Transducer (LVDT) & Its Applications in Civil Engineering

    Sarthak Joshi, Shrikant Madhav Harle

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 62-66
    Received: Sep. 27, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2017
    Published: Nov. 30, 2017
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    Abstract: The presented report discusses the study of LVDT and its various applications in civil engineering. LVDT is the most preferred choice for the measurement of displacement, pressure, force, level, flow, and other physical quantities in engineering applications and in industries. Measuring displacement, settlements, deformations of slopes is a critica... Show More
  • Effect of Bagasse Ash on the Properties of Cement Stabilized Black Cotton Soil

    Ahmad Batari, Adamu Umar Chinade, Saeed Modibbo Saeed, Ibrahim Abdulkarim Ikara, Nasir Kabir, Abubakar Mamuda

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 67-73
    Received: Sep. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2017
    Published: Dec. 05, 2017
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    Abstract: When proximate and locally available materials to be used for road pavement construction are deficient to meet the nominal requirements of the intended flexible pavement layer; then stabilization becomes necessary. Therefore, this paper presents the results of laboratory experiments undertaken to assess the effect of sugarcane Bagasse Ash (BA) as a... Show More
  • Transportation System Analysis at the Major Road Intersection in the CBD Area of Rangpur City, Bangladesh

    Jakirul Islam Jony Prothan, Marazul Islam, Atikur Rahman, Ashrafuzzaman Pramanik

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 74-82
    Received: Sep. 27, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2017
    Published: Dec. 14, 2017
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    Abstract: Traffic and transportation management is a major challenge for a city in Bangladesh. Moreover, this challenge is so critical to managing of traffic and transport at a Central Business Area (CBD) in a city like Rangpur. The main objectives of this study are to find out the present problems of traffic and transportation and discussion on way of an ef... Show More
  • The Performance of Marine Insurance Firms in Nigeria: An Augmented SWOT Analysis

    Donatus Eberechukwu Onwuegbuchunam, Chinemerem Igboanusi, Innocent Chuka Ogwude

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 83-90
    Received: Aug. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 25, 2017
    Published: Dec. 27, 2017
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    Abstract: The performance of Nigeria insurance industry has been ranked below global standards and which ranking has implications on risk management in the maritime shipping sector. In this paper, the performance and operating environment of a sample of insurance firms (with marine risk portfolios) were empirically examined. Secondary data on earned premium ... Show More