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JSS3: BUSINESS STUDIES - 1ST TERM

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  1. Office Procedures | Week 1 & 2
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  2. Imprest Account | Week 3
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    1 Quiz
  3. The Role of Wages and Salaries Unit | Week 4
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  4. Store Records | Week 5
    4Topics
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  5. Office Equipment | Week 6
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Advertising | Week 7
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Transport | Week 8
    6Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Communication | Week 9
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Transportation by Water
Transportation by Water.

Water transportation is concerned with the conveyance of goods and passengers, on national and international waters, using a ship, boat, canoe, etc.

On international waters, the following ships are commonly used:

1. Ocean liners: The ocean liners are ships that convey large cargoes and passengers, on the high seas and oceans of the world.      

2. Coastal liners: The coastal liners are used for collecting goods from the coastal water to the major port, for ocean liners.

3. Tramp liners: These are ships that do not operate on definite routes.

cargo liner
A ship can haul heavy equipment and goods.

On National waters, the following are commonly used:

1. Engine Boats.

2. Canoes.

3. Ferry Boats.

canoe
Canoes are mostly used by fishermen in coastal or riverine areas.

Advantages of Water Transportation:

1. Rivers do not require building or maintenance.

2. It is a cheap means of carrying goods from one place to another.

3. Heavy equipment and goods are usually carried by sea.

4. Water transportation is friendly to the environment.

Disadvantages of Water Transportation:

1. It is very slow, sluggish, and time-consuming.

2. Water transport is not ideal for delivering perishable products, due to the length of time required to reach the destination.

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