THE CONDITIONS FOR LOGISTICS IN THE METALLURGICAL COMPANY

1 KADŁUBEK Marta
Institution:
1 Czestochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Management, Czestochowa, Poland, EU, martakadlubek@wp.pl
Conference:
24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, June 3rd - 5th 2015
Proceedings:
Proceedings 24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1798-1804
ISBN:
978-80-87294-58-1
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
12th January 2015
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

The paper presents the identification and analysis of the most important conditions for logistics in the selected company, particularly, taking into account the field of procurement, production and storage, distribution and sales, transport and costs. The empirical studies covered one of the Silesian metallurgical companies. On the basis of the analysis of the literature data, the interviews carried out in the company and the examination of the enterprise internal materials, the theoretical approach of logistics in the company was transferred to its practical use in the business activity. The determinants of logistics, identified in the metallurgical company and analyzed in the paper, referred to the activities of movement and storage, which are to allow the flow of products from their destinations to the locations of the end consumption, as well as the information connected with them to provide customers with the appropriate level of service at reasonable costs. Particularly, they referred to spatial and time allocation, status and flow of goods being the subject of these processes and, therefore, people, material goods, information and financial resources. Referring to the concept of logistics as the basis, whose achievements were analyzed in different conditions of the entity management, aims at the aspect of development of the organization.

Keywords: logistics, procurement, storage, distribution, transport

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