Consolidation of Cargos in the Road Transport as a Key Method to Success

https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.1.A54-A61

  • Zbigniew Łukasik
  • Aldona Kuśmińska-Fijałkowska
  • Jacek Kozyra
  • Sylwia Olszańska
Keywords: cargo transportation, costs of transport, efficient transportation, system transport planning, consolidation

Abstract

The problem of consolidation of goods for the provider of logistic services, which is a third part that delivers goods from many suppliers to one business client in time horizon was analysed in this article. Every parcel has a fixed date of reception in the source and delivery schedule in a destination. In the age of highly developed economy, time pressure and costs, outsourcing is a condition necessary to improve the functioning of enterprises. New logistic chains, networks of terminals and intermodal connections are built every year to reduce the transport costs and improve the whole process. In this article, the authors presented the benefits resulting from consolidation of cargos in the road transport. Special emphasis was put on determination of the role of the transport costs reduction using the cargo consolidation services.

Author Biographies

Zbigniew Łukasik

Faculty of Transport, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kazimierz Pulaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Radom, Poland

Aldona Kuśmińska-Fijałkowska

Faculty of Transport, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kazimierz Pulaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Radom, Poland

Jacek Kozyra

Faculty of Transport, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kazimierz Pulaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Radom, Poland

Sylwia Olszańska

Chair of Logistics and Process Engineering, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, Rzeszow, Poland

Published
2021-01-04
How to Cite
Zbigniew Łukasik, Aldona Kuśmińska-Fijałkowska, Jacek Kozyra, & Sylwia Olszańska. (2021). Consolidation of Cargos in the Road Transport as a Key Method to Success. Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina, 23(1), A54-A61. https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.1.A54-A61
Section
Operation and Economics in Transport