Transport (from Latin: trans, "across" and portare, "carry") is the movement of people and goods from one place to another. Railway, waterway, ordinary roads, airlines, pipelines etc. transport is used for this purpose. Transport is one of the major economic sectors and in order to function we need a specialized transport infrastructure, vehicles and organization of overall activity.
The transportation is carried out in several basic modes, each of which uses special vehicles, infrastructure and organization. Transporting a passenger or goods can include a combination of several of these basic modes - intermodal transport. Each of the modes of transport has its advantages and disadvantages, and the choice between them shall be made based on the value, capacity and speed.