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prof. dr hab. Piotr Banaszyk
prof. dr hab. Piotr Banaszyk
ORCID: 0000-0002-9457-3613

Prof. dr hab. Piotr Banaszyk

Head of Logistics Department at Poznan University of Economics and Business. His research interests are focused in the field of logistics and supply chain management, the strategic management and the history of management thought.

DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2022.6.1
JEL: I30, H12, M11, O32

The aim of the article is to assess the condition and indicate future transformations of international supply chains. The method of analysis and critical assessment of the state as well as a projection of changes in the studied field were used. The COVID-19 pandemic and the military aggression against Ukraine should be considered a major turning point that changes the way people think about shaping and managing international supply chains. The current standard of their management, based on a parasitic pursuit of often undue financial surplus, should be redefined. It is postulated to strive for the formation of symbiotic chains of relationship management that contribute to the socio-economic modernization of less developed countries. To be also expect projects to build a greater degree of resilience of these chains by less stringent treatment of the need to lean the chains and to a greater degree to green them. When also aiming to reduce economic risk, the length of transport corridors should be expected to be minimized, which means the geographical relocation of companies forming supply chains.

Keywords: supply chains; management goals; supply chain models; new supply chain organization and management
DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2021.9.2
JEL: I30, H12, M11, O32

The article carries out an argument justifying the stabilizing role of logistics in achieving well-being in a period of surprising and unexpected changes. The arguments presented are based on time-varying relations between logistics and well-being as well as on the reactivity of logistics to changes in the environment.

Keywords: logistics; welfare; stabiliser; pandemic
DOI: 10.33226/1231-2037.2020.6.1
JEL: M10, L81, F14

The issue of the economic efficiency of any business entity has extensive literature and equally frequent discussions and polemics. The main axis of the dispute is how to measure this efficiency, and specifically the field of reception of its measures. The evolution of views goes from simple financial approaches, by including qualitative events into measurement, to multidimensional approaches with the ambition to comprehensively capture the efficiency. The emergence of supply chains and their increasingly important role in shaping the competitiveness of the companies participating in them has revealed a weakly perceived problem, namely the relationship between the effectiveness of the enterprise and the effectiveness of the chain as a whole. The analysis and assessment of the significance of these relationships is the subject of this study. The research goal is to identify and interpret the basic criteria underlying the management of a single enterprise in confrontation with such criteria related to the supply chain in which the enterprise participates. On this basis, practical conclusions and directives will be formulated. The research method used is deduction based on literature studies and observation of business practice.

As a result of the reasoning, it was found that for enterprises the best criterion for assessing efficiency is their profitability. However, for the supply chain as a whole, the measure of effectiveness should be an assessment of its competitiveness. The company is managed in terms of the maximization of EVA and MVA ratios. The supply chain, instead, is managed with a view to building its competitiveness. There is a positive correlation between these criteria. The more competitive the supply chain as a whole, the greater the possibilities for individual enterprises to maximize their efficiency.

Keywords: supply chain management; business efficiency; competitiveness (zarządzanie łańcuchem dostaw; rentowność; konkurencyjność)
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