Возвратные товарные потоки в розничной интернет-торговле: пути сокращения и способы эффективного управления
The article is devoted to the one of the topical issues in internet retail – reverse product flows. The author reviews typical reasons for product returns made by the customers. Using garments and footwear as an example (due to the fact that they are characterized by the greatest number of returns), the author suggests measures aimed at the reduction of the product returns rate. Moreover, the article includes recommendations on the efficient and effective management of the reverse product flows in the e-tailers supply chains.
The development of Internet retailing implies the presence of competing interests among the participants of the supply chain and requires regulation of vertical restraints. As government regulation of the vertical restraints due to their possible anticompetitive effects, then the change in the nature of competition requires a review of applicable regulations, which were adopted on June 1, 2010 in the EU. The new rules of regulation on the vertical restraints will remain in place until 2022.
The article discusses specifics of storage and material handling processes of e-tailers’ goods at the 3PL’s warehouse considering in the first place fashion retail. The authors outline major steps of the processes in question as well as requirements for their fulfillment. Possible methods of order picking and packing operations, that constitute the most complicated part of material handling process, have been reviewed along with the comparative analysis of their benefits and disadvantages. The article features essential requirements for a 3PL’s logistics infrastructure when it comes to providing services to e-tailers. In addition the authors examine specifics of warehouse services tariffication in case of internet retailers.
Smoking is a problem, bringing signifi cant social and economic costs to Russiansociety. However, ratifi cation of the World health organization Framework conventionon tobacco control makes it possible to improve Russian legislation accordingto the international standards. So, I describe some measures that should be taken bythe Russian authorities in the nearest future, and I examine their effi ciency. By studyingthe international evidence I analyze the impact of the smoke-free areas, advertisementand sponsorship bans, tax increases, etc. on the prevalence of smoking, cigaretteconsumption and some other indicators. I also investigate the obstacles confrontingthe Russian authorities when they introduce new policy measures and the public attitudetowards these measures. I conclude that there is a number of easy-to-implementanti-smoking activities that need no fi nancial resources but only a political will.
One of the most important indicators of company's success is the increase of its value. The article investigates traditional methods of company's value assessment and the evidence that the application of these methods is incorrect in the new stage of economy. So it is necessary to create a new method of valuation based on the new main sources of company's success that is its intellectual capital.
портовый менеджмент, показатели деятельности, анализ эффективности, система учета, распределение издержек, методы анализа деятельности портовой системы
At present many industries reveal tendency for setting up of vertically integrated companies (VIC) the structure of which unites all technological processes. This tendency proved its efficiency in oil industry where coordination of all successive stages of technological process, namely, oil prospecting and production -oil transportation - oil processing - oil chemistry - oil products and oil chemicals marketing, is necessary. The article considers specific features of introduction of "personnel management" module at enterprises of oil and gas industry.
vertically integrated companies; personnel management