The Case Study of International Transport by the Freight Forwarder in France

https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.4.A256-A263

Keywords: forwarder, logistics, chain, costs, carrier

Abstract

The article presents an analysis of the freight forwarder and carrier costs on transport in chosen country of Western Europe. Costs of transport point out to several existing problems in this part of Europe. The case study is given that deals about chosen transport in France. The article contains a review of transport routes during 2019, which were performed by an international forwarding company. These sessions were carried out in problematic areas in France. These are the transport of refrigerated and frozen perishable goods. The shipments are realized between logistics centres in France. The high problem is with carriers, with qualifications of their drivers, the number of drivers and seasonality of the goods. The article describes these problems as dependences of the forwarder´s costs on individual transport routes. The article deals about more solutions, which could be used in this part of Europe.

Author Biographies

Iveta Kubasáková

Department of Road and Urban Transport, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovak Republic

Jaroslava Kubáňová

Department of Road and Urban Transport, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovak Republic

Patrícia Kollárová

Department of Road and Urban Transport, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovak Republic

Published
2021-10-01
How to Cite
Iveta Kubasáková, Jaroslava Kubáňová, & Patrícia Kollárová. (2021). The Case Study of International Transport by the Freight Forwarder in France. Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina, 23(4), A256-A263. https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.4.A256-A263
Section
Operation and Economics in Transport