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Advantages of Pipeline transport

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Advantages of Pipelines
(a) No delay as there is a constant supply of commodity.
(b) Convenient in that amounts of commodity can be transported within a short period.
(c) There are low operating costs in that minimal labour is required in operating pipelines and also the cost of maintenance of pipelines is lower than for other means.
(d) They aren’t affected by bad weather like other means of transport.
(e) It doesn’t pollute the environment like other means of transport except in cases of leakages which are rare.


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