publication . Article . 2009

New Trends in Logistics as Retail Support

Sanda Renko; Dejan Ficko; Kristina Petljak;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Business Logistics in Modern Management, volume 9, pages 155-170
Abstract Informatisation, internationalisation and globalisation have dramatically changed retail sector; speeding up the retail processes, creating new sale formats, fastening the increase of income etc. During the last decade, logistics influenced the development of retailing by cutting down costs and increasing the service quality level. The main purpose of this paper is to give a comprehensive review of market trends that affected logistics and directly caused changes in Croatian retailing and global market as well. Among the given trends there is a shorter product life cycle that induces some changes among supply chain members in order to keep profitability...
free text keywords: logistics, logistic technologies, logistic trends, retail
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