AN EVALUATION OF THE INLAND TRANSPORTATION AND ITS EFFECT ON LOGISTICS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT

The Lagos State Waterways Authority was used in this study to assess the use of inland transportation and its impact on the Nigerian logistics system. To accomplish this goal, four research questions and three research hypotheses were developed to guide the study. The information was gathered from both primary and secondary sources. The primary data were gathered using a well-structured two-section questionnaire distributed to Lagos State Waterways Official staff and management. To analyze the research questions, tables and simple percentages were used, while the Chi-square statistical tool was used to test research hypotheses. According to the findings, there is a significant relationship between the impact of transportation and logistics systems in Nigeria. The research concluded with Some recommendations include encouraging the establishment of inland waterways companies to participate in a specialized shipping venture and combining their operations with coastal shipping within West Africa, and involving governments at various levels in the formulation and implementation of policies and measures that will effectively promote enhanced accessibility through increased road network development.

 

 

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