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Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC (Attribution-NonCommercial)Logforum. 2015. 11(2), article 1, 129-138; DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2015.2.1


Jadwiga Żurek

Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland



Background: The aim of this publication is to address the changes in retail trade, which have a direct influence on the development of e-commerce which in turn causes modifications to logistics chain management strategies and methods of flow control.

Materials: The article has been written on the basis of an analysis of subject literature together with determining the influence of e-commerce to changes in logistics processes. The publications included in this study have been selected in order to present the subject of e-commerce development as well as evaluate changes in methods of flow control. The analysis has been prepared based on the author's experience and available reports and publications.

Results: As a result of the conducted analysis, an assessment of the proficiency level of the changes in logistics processes on the local and international market as well as of the trends for these changes has been made.

Conclusions: With the development of e-commerce, a new logistics chain management strategy began to appear, which covered both the process of handling the online and offline sales channel. Therefore, it can be concluded that properly adapted flow control methods will be the means for achieving the goal. Tasks will include: streamlining flow processes, improving the efficiency of logistic processes as well as adjusting them to market requirements.


Keywords: e-commerce, online sales, logistics
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MLA Żurek, Jadwiga. "E-commerce influence on changes in logistics processes." Logforum 11.2 (2015): 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2015.2.1
APA Jadwiga Żurek (2015). E-commerce influence on changes in logistics processes. Logforum 11 (2), 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2015.2.1
ISO 690 ūUREK, Jadwiga. E-commerce influence on changes in logistics processes. Logforum, 2015, 11.2: 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2015.2.1