Transport is an essential element in sales transactions as it gets the goods to the final consumer.Fast, safe and efficient transport systems have greatly contributed to the growth of trade. Over the last thirty years, there have been many important changes related to transporting goods. Perhaps, the most important modification has been the introduction of standardised packing units, such as the container. This has enabled more integration between modes of transport (intermodal transport), such as train, ship, aeroplanes and trucks. As a result, transport time and cost have been reduced. Many factor need to be considerer before choosing an appropriate means of transport. The most important are: type of goods, size, quality, urgency, distance and cost.