Meaning, Advantages and limitations of human transport
Human transport.- Human powered transportation included carrying goods on their backs, heads and shoulders.- Africans were used as porters during the slave trade.- Human porterage still goes on in the modern society.Advantages of human transport.- It is not limited to time.- It is cheaper than road transport.Limitations of human porterage.1. Human porterage was cumbersome, slow and tiresome.2. Humans carry limited amount of goods at a particular time.3. It is not convenient over long distances.