JAKARTA (beritatruk) – Distribution activities by ship is more efficient from the cost side if the distance is more than 1.100 kilometers, meanwhile for transportation by truck is also more efficient if the distance is less than 400 kilometers.
For activity of distribution with the distance 400 kilometers until 1.100 kilometers will be more efficient if using by train transportation
“Truck is the most efficient of logistic distribution and cheaper for the distance less than 400 kilometers rather than using train and ship,” said Deputi General Chairman Assosiation of Indonesia Truck Enterpreneurs (Aptrindo) Coordinator Jakarta, Dharmawan Witanto on Saturday (6/6/2020).
He said that the trucking company need to utilize information system and technology (IT) for their bussiness activity to be more efficient.
The Director of PT Karya Abadi Sejati (PT KAS) added, truck’s transport sector run into very dinamic challenges along with over dimension and overload (ODOL) and road condition are getting better, so that it impact on the bussiness of the transport service
“Orientation of trucking bussiness must be changed from handling a lot of carrying to speed up the product,” he explained.
Based on Aptrindo’s data, the percentage of volume movement of product or inter-island distribution (Java and Sumatera) is still dominated by land transportation or truck.
Today, distribution activity of intra-Java is 60 percent by using truck, Java to Sumatera 15 percent, Sumatera to Java 5 percent, and Sumatera to Sumatera 20 percent. (Amanda FA)