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Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC (Attribution-NonCommercial)Logforum. 2017. 13(4), article 9, 495-506; DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2017.4.9


Leonid Shvartsburg1, Tadeusz Zaborowski2, Piotr Cyplik3

1Moscow State University of Technology STANKIN, Moscow, Russia
Poznań University of Technology, Poznan, Poland 3Poznań School of Logistics, Poznań, Poland


Background: Costs in the logistics process play an important role. Searching for opportunities to reduce them, leads to improved management and innovative solutions. That is why it is so important to record them and then to analyze them in detail. The aim of this research was to find an answer whether there are common determinants having influence on costs of logistics processes in companies, operating on markets of different countries. The research was conducted in Poland and in Russia.

Methods: The research was carried out in selected Polish and Russian companies based on questionnaires, sent to these companies. The results of the study were analyzed by statistical analysis using Excel.

Results: The comparison of indicators in such areas like the availability of products, the value of customer service, the quality of customer service, logistics costs as well as inventory of finished goods in surveyed companies such a lot of similarities between Polish and Russian companies but also different approaches to some areas of business processes.

Conclusions: The strategy for managing and managing an enterprise can be different, but it requires constant analysis of generic costs to ensure that the company goes in the right direction. Research has shown that, despite many differences in the way they drive and choose the right decisions, the companies can be a profitable one.

Keywords: logistic processes, costs, cost analysis, profitability
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MLA Shvartsburg, Leonid, et al. "Situation of costs in the logistic process of enterprises ." Logforum 13.4 (2017): 9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2017.4.9
APA Leonid Shvartsburg, Tadeusz Zaborowski, Piotr Cyplik (2017). Situation of costs in the logistic process of enterprises . Logforum 13 (4), 9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2017.4.9
ISO 690 SHVARTSBURG, Leonid, ZABOROWSKI, Tadeusz, CYPLIK, Piotr. Situation of costs in the logistic process of enterprises . Logforum, 2017, 13.4: 9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2017.4.9