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Material Economy and Logistics 12/2019

ISSN: 1231-2037
Pages: 52
Publication date: 2019
Place publication: Warszawa
Binding: paperback
Format: A4
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.1

The  sharing  economy,  co-creation,  the  fourth  industrial revolution  are  the  slogans  describing  the  modern environment of people's lives. In these concepts, the potential to  satisfy  consumers'  needs  is  hidden.  Logistics  faces  the challenge  of  meeting  the  requirements  set  by  these  new conditions. In the article, the authors wonder about the place of logistics in the new reality and its possible changeability.

Keywords: economy of sharing; Industry 4.0.; Logistics; stability of logistics
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.2
JEL: M21, L21, L22

The study is devoted to the finance supply chain. Due to the controversial treatment of the financial stream in the supply chain  as  the  object  of  interest  of  logistics  managers,  an attempt was made to identify and disclose the relationship between the finance supply chain and the competitiveness of this chain as a whole. The approaches to understanding the finance  supply  chain  was  characterized  and  the  use  of various financial methods influencing the competitiveness of the chain was indicated. Problems and dilemmas resulting from the search for compatibility between the objectives of enterprises participating in the supply chain and the chain as  a  whole  were  also  pointed  out.  The  applied  research method is the identification, interpretation and development of the current state of knowledge in the subject area.

Keywords: finance supply chain; supply chain management; supply chain management goals; supply chain competitiveness
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DOI: 33226/1231-2037.2019.12.3
JEL: M20, Q56

The purpose of the article is to define the main directions of sustainable logistics development and to present a research model. The basis for the application process was a thematic review of English-language literature using the world  resource  catalog  for  resources  from  1996-2019.  Five main  directions  of  sustainable  logistics  development  were identified,  such  as  conceptualization  and  modeling,  policy and law, efficiency and costs, environmental measures and indicators as well as forces, determinants and development aspects.  A  model  for  conducting  research  on  sustainable logistics was proposed covering three layers: research fields, value creation and changes in logistics theory, which is open and can be applied to any field.

Keywords: sustainable logistics; development models; sustainability
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.4

In  the  era  of  modern  knowledge-based  economy,  it  is  not usually  an  important  task  to  constantly  assess  the effectiveness  of  education.  Therefore,  the  purpose  of  the article is to present the vocational education system for the transport and logistics at the high school level along with its assessment  of  the  effectiveness  of  education  in  terms  of achieved  effects  by  students  /  learners  in  the  form  of  pass rate exams confirming professional qualifications. The clash of  these  two  elements  allowed  for  the  formulation  of  a number of important conclusions. The article was based on the analysis of formal and legal documents and normative acts applicable in the area described.

Keywords: Vocational training in Poland; financing of vocational education in Poland; exam confirming qualifications in the profession
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.5
JEL: R1, R10

One  of  the  main  functions  of  the  city  is  to  provide  the residents of the area for recreation, rest and strengthening social  ties.  Currently,  the  rapid  development  of  urbanized areas hinders the creation of friendly public spaces. A way to create  them  can  become  tools  and  solutions  developed  as part  of  the  city's  logistics,  which,  as  one  of  the  objectives, welcomes  the  needs  of  residents,  emphasizing  the importance of the city as a social organization.

The  aim  of  this  study  is  to  identify  the  role  of  logistics  in creating public space in an urbanized area.

Keywords: city logistics; public space; city functioning
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.6

The article presents the results of the strategic analysis of the transport company. A SWOT/TOWS analysis and point assessment  of  the  sector's  attractiveness  were  made.  The first  part  of  the  article  contains  the  characteristics  of  the methods  and  a  brief  description  of  the  enterprise.  In  the research  part,  a  SWOT/TOWS  analysis  and  a  point assessment of the sector's attractiveness were made.

Keywords: analiza strategiczna; analiza SWOT; punktowa ocena atrakcyjności sektora; transport
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DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2019.12.7
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Manufacturing  and  logistics  process  in  conditions  of  the contemporary  market  must  be  multidimensional  and multicriterial.  Activities  associated  with  production  and logistics  are  closely  related.  Improvement  of  the manufacturing process and logistics areas in enterprises has a  great  importance  and  can  bring  a  lot  of  benefits.  Each optimization  of  the  manufacturing  and  logistics  proces should be analyzed, adapted to needs of the given enterprise and  successively  implemented.  The  article  describes proposals  to  improve  the  manufacturing  and  Logistics process  in  researched  enterprise,  through  identification  of functional  problems.  In  addition,  indicates  important possible  benefits,  resulting  from  the  use  of  tools,  systems and techniques to optimize production and logistics areas in the organization.

Keywords: improvement; manufacturing process; logistics; IT systems; Lean production
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