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Economy & Business, Volume 8, 2014

IT SUPPORT FOR LOGISTICS IN BIG SLOVENIAN COMPANIES
Matjaz Stor
Pages: 1243-1249
Published: 26 Sep 2014
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Abstract: The development of IT has increased in the last decade which reflected the rapid computerization of logistics processes within the organizations. The importance of IT in logistics is nowadays continuously growing as logistics management expects relevant information in every moment. Organizationally logistics is nowadays overgrowing in the strategic function of the company as it faces new challenges in everyday’s business. This paper presents the problem of the information which will have modern logistics in the organization to provide for the needs of management. To the end of last year we conducted a survey among managers of the largest Slovenian companies, the purpose of which was to show relevant information in the management of goods and information flows in organizations, furthermore, it is a very important area of exchange of information throughout the supply chain. We conducted a survey among 200 Slovenian companies and data analyzed using statistical methods (chi - square test and rank correlation) that have made new findings and conclusions. The highest level of IT support in logistics processes and in supply chains will undoubtedly linking individual information systems in integrated information systems.
Keywords: computerization of logistics, information systems, logistic processes, supply chain, strategic management
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