This project work examine the â€œimpact of transportation cost on customer goods retail processâ€.
The population addressed were the wholesaler each was drawn. Data were collected using questionnaire that was distributed to the wholesales and retailers of Afor Awkuanaw market (Garriki) in Enugu South Local Government Area Enugu State whom the researcher believed were more informed about the topic.
The data generated were analyzed using descriptive statistical tool, mainly frequency distribution with accompanying comments.
The major findings made include:
1.Cost of transportation affects agricultural goods retailers than manufacture goods retailers.
2.Profit maximization was not always the desire for most dealers particularly those who have retired and set no retail business in order to avoid being ideal. The reported recommended that:
dealers should strive to procure goods from the one source in order to develop transporters.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF STUDY
THE GARRIKI MARKET
TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS
YAM MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
NATURE AND OPERATION OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION
MODULE FOR PRICE
DEFINITION OF TRANSPORT
YAM PRODUCING AREAS
SOURCES OF DATA
PRIMARY SOURCE OF DATA
SECONDARY SOURCE OF DATA
POPULATION OF THE STUDY
DETERMINATION OF SAMPLE SIZE
PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
SUGGESTED AREAS FOR FURTHER STUDY