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The Application of Computer Systems Used in Logistics Centres by Courier Companies

Tomasz Szczepanik, Beata Skowron-Grabowska and Joanna Nowakowska-Grunt
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Tomasz Szczepanik: Czêstochowa University of Technology, Poland
Beata Skowron-Grabowska: Czêstochowa University of Technology, Poland
Joanna Nowakowska-Grunt: Czêstochowa University of Technology, Poland

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Abstract: In the era of pervasive computerization, the need for rapid and uninterrupted transmission and receiving information handling systems is an essential component of business operations. The use of information technology to use the full capabilibe ties of systems supporting the implementation of the basic processes in the logistics centers, ensures proper implementation of tasks. Hence courier companies cooperating with logistic centres have the opportunity to use the information systems used in logistics centres for the execution of the courier business. The purpose of this article is to identify the impact of information systems used in logistics centres for courier companies services. The article presents a class of information systems used in logistics centres and the number of systems used by courier companies. Characterized the impact of information systems to improve the operation of logistics centres and assesses the extent to which the use of the information system of logistics centres affects the information flow in courier companies. The study showed that the use of the IT systems offered by the logistics centres streamlines the efficiency of information flow in the courier service. Research has shown which IT systems logistics centers are use and how their use by courier companies affects the information flow in courier services.

Keywords: logistics centre; courier company; computer systems; information technology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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