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transport

[trans′pȯrt (verb), ′tranz‚pȯrt (noun)]
(computer science)
To convey as a whole from one storage device to another in a digital computer.
(engineering)
Conveyance equipment such as vehicular transport, hydraulic transport, and conveyor-belt setups.
(naval architecture)
A ship designed to carry military personnel from one place to another. Also known as troop ship.

transport

To move or copy from one location to another. Same as "transfer." In the physical world, "to transport" means "to move" (take this from here and put it there). In the electronic world, "to transport" means "to copy" the data to another location. The original data are still intact in the first location until they are purposely deleted. See transport layer and OSI model.
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"We need to provide more facilities for Iranian and Afghan truck drivers to facilitate transportation of goods between the two countries," Betash told reporters on Friday.
Cyprus ranked second from 28 countries in its dependence on shipping for the transportation of goods at 80 per cent after Portugal at 81 per cent.
Tartous, SANA -- Tartous Governor Safwan Abu Saadi discussed with the Belarusian Ambassador in Damascus Alexander Ponomarev issues related to facilitating the transportation of goods and reaching agreements to enhance the exchange of goods between Syria and Belarus.
"It will introduce a single tariff for the transportation of goods and simplify the registration of contracts to suppliers."
Besides, the sides agreed to take measures on organization of container transportation of goods along the route China-Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey using the new railway Zhezkazgan-Beineu, capacities of the seaport of Aktau and Ahalkalaki-Kars railway which is presently under construction.
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Lakes state MP Shadrack Bol Machok, who represents Wulu county's Domuloto and Makundi constituency, confirmed that poor state of roads was affecting the transportation of goods and hurting the business community.
In a move to organise transportation of goods by heavy vehicles, the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) is planning to set up a closely-held company dedicated towards this end, and using vehicles not exceeding three-tonnes.
Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Best, head of crime at Cleveland Police, said: "I know the vast majority of those involved in the transportation of goods around the UK are law abiding people who have a vested interest in keeping our transport hubs and links safe.
Both domestic and international transportation of goods registered increases of 4.8% and 12%, respectively.
The terms of the agreement cover, in its first stage, the transportation of goods destined to Iraq from UAE ports, moving in a second stage to transporting goods by land from Iraq's southern seaports into neighbouring countries, utilising 60 to 100 trucks per day, Abdul Karim Al Zuhairi, the official spokesperson for the ministry, was quoted as saying in an Al Hayat newspaper report.
The transport ministry said it has decided not to extend the waiver, which many truck drivers have taken advantage of to avoid paying tolls in their operations other than transportation of goods to the disaster-hit region.

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