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Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC (Attribution-NonCommercial)Logforum. 2016. 12(1), article 4, 37-46; DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2016.1.4


Maciej Stajniak1, Adam Koliński2

1Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poznan, Poland
Poznan School of Logistics, Poznan, Poland


Background: During continuous market competition, focusing on the customer service level, lead times and supply flexibility is very important to analyze the efficiency of logistics processes. Analysis of supply chain efficiency is one of the fundamental elements of controlling analysis. Transport processes are a key process that provides physical material flow through the supply chain. Therefore, in this article Authors focus attention on the transport processes efficiency.

Methods: The research carried out in the second half of 2014 year, in 210 enterprises of the Wielkopolska Region. Observations and business practice studies conducted by the authors, demonstrate a significant impact of standardization processes on supply chain efficiency. Based on the research results, have been developed standard processes that have been assessed as being necessary to standardize in business practice.

Results: Based on these research results and observations, authors have developed standards for transport processes by BPMN notation. BPMN allows authors to conduct multivariate simulation of these processes in further stages of research.

Conclusions: Developed standards are the initial stage of research conducted by Authors in the assessment of transport processes efficiency. Further research direction is to analyze the use efficiency of transport processes standards in business practice and their impact on the effectiveness of the entire supply chain.

Keywords: supply chain efficiency, transport efficiency, operational controlling
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MLA Stajniak, Maciej, and Adam Koliński. "The impact of transport processes standardization on supply chain efficiency." Logforum 12.1 (2016): 4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2016.1.4
APA Maciej Stajniak, Adam Koliński (2016). The impact of transport processes standardization on supply chain efficiency. Logforum 12 (1), 4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2016.1.4
ISO 690 STAJNIAK, Maciej, KOLIńSKI, Adam. The impact of transport processes standardization on supply chain efficiency. Logforum, 2016, 12.1: 4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2016.1.4