Evaluation of Freight and Goods Transportation ‎Systems in order to Manage and Control Export Costs ‎‎(Case Study of Shazand Petrochemical)‎

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

2 MSc, Faculty of Management & Accounting, Payame Noor University, ‎Tehran, Iran,


‏ ‏Organizations and companies need to continuously and purposefully evaluate the ‎previous methods in their field to improve their performance, in order to strengthen ‎their strengths to eliminate existing shortcomings and eliminate or reduce additional ‎costs. Given that today a major part of the total cost is transportation costs, and ‎companies and organizations are looking for ways to minimize these costs. For this ‎purpose, the present study was conducted with the aim of evaluating and ‎prioritizing methods of transporting goods and goods in order to manage and ‎control export costs (studied by Arak Petrochemical‏(‏‎.The data collection tool in this ‎research will be a self-made matrix questionnaire in the field of research variables. ‎To check the validity of the questionnaire, content validity will be used using the ‎opinion of experts. The present study is based on the purpose of an applied ‎research. Based on the nature of the method, it is a descriptive-analytical research ‎and in terms of data collection method, it is a survey (field) research‏.‏‎ A sample of ‎‎28 experts was selected. According to the study and analysis of the data obtained ‎based on the output of Topsis software, the most optimal method for transporting ‎Arak Petrochemical products according to the criterion is the road transport method ‎and respectively rail and air transport methods in The next categories are placed.‎


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