Европейская логистика: на пути к универсальной интермодальной транспортной единице?
The article demonstrates that the evolution of the Intermodal Loading Units (ILU) gives new opportunities for the supply chains development. The characteristics of particular ILU's used on the European transportation market. The tendencies of the ILU design evolution are analyzed as well as the prospects for their use on the transport services market
The article analyzes the business models of combined transport, used in the transport service of continental (not including a sea) supply chains. Described are the common characteristics of business models as well as fundamental differences specific to the transport systems of the North America and Europe. Based on a comparison of structural and functional analysis the article reveales the most significant parameters of the business models of both types, as well as the conditions under which they can be sustainable. Examples of business models implementation in the North American and European practices are given and the mechanisms the final logistic product within different models are revealed.
The article examines various options for building a distributed fleet management system for transport firms, which is closely linked with business processes specific enterprise, organizational structure and other factors.
The questions of improving the management of transport enterprises. held comparative analysis of the implementation of fleet management systems in Russia and the countries of Western Europe and the U.S.
The article examines the evolution of the intermodal freight transportation systems in terms of goods flows management.. Various definitions of synchromodal transportation are presented disclosing different aspects of this activity. The special features, potentials and the pre-conditions of the effective implementation of the synchromodal concept are analyzed to provide the maximal flexibility of transport and commodity flows management
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