Exploring the Most Efficient Transportation Mode for Cement Industries: A Case Study from Bangladesh Perspective

Md. Golam Kibria


Cement industry of Bangladesh is the 40th largest cement market in the world. The current capacity of the cement industry of Bangladesh is about 20 mn tons (MT) per year. The top 13 players of the market control over 78% of the total industry capacity. The major players in this industry are Shah, Lafarge Surma, Holcim, Cemex, Heidelberg, Premier, Akij, and Scan cement. This paper reviews that considering all factors, river transportation is the most efficient distribution channel for cement industry in Bangladesh.

Keywords: Supply chain management, transportation, river transportation, cement industry.

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