Transportation is a term used to refer to the conveyance of people and goods from one point to another. There are different modes of transport available depending on the nature of the commodity being transported, urgency and cost. The advancement in transport infrastructure and modes of transport has increased the convenience and ease of transport over the years. The main transportation channels are road, rail, pipelines, maritime and air. Essentially, each mode of transportation has unique characteristics that differentiate it and makes it more preferable than other options.