THE IMPACT OF TRANSPORTATION ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS FROM DEPORT TO SALES OUTLET
Transportation plays a key role in the development of a nation. This factor has long been seen as a major element helping the Economy to grow rapidly. It has recently been observed that transportation assist other sectors of the economy in carrying out their functions. In the course of this research work, it was discovered that much needed attention is not been given to transportation. In the course of this research work, NNPC depot is chosen as a case study for the research work. A theoretical analysis, backed by observations, oral interview at depot and review of so many authors contributed to the successful of this research work after which hypothesis were formulated and tested with response from the sample size.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) depot Apata was established in 1979. It is controlled by the products and pipelines marketing company (PPMC). This Company is a subsidiary company of the NNPC while NNPC is a Federal Government Corporation.