THE TREND OF LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING (3PL) IN SLOVENIAN ORGANIZATIONS Print

Franc Brcar

Abstract

The purpose of this research study is to determine the current situation in logistics outsourcing in Slovenian organizations and to determine the trend of future development. The data was collected using a questionnaire with 500 largest organizations. The data was analyzed using frequency statistics and Wilcoxon signed-rank test. The most important finding was that the level of logistics outsourcing will grow in Slovenia. The growth will be higher in: (a) production organizations compared to service ones, (b) large organizations compared to medium-sized organizations and (c) domestic owned organizations compared to foreign owned organizations. The results are similar with global trends. Logistics outsourcing is important for management, namely because of improved effectiveness and efficiency. The results of the study also are important for management of logistic suppliers to better prepare them for future demands.

Key words: 3PL, Third-Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, Logistics, Business Process Outsourcing

PhD Franc Brcar is an assistant professor at Faculty of Industrial Engineering Novo mesto (franc.brcar (at) fini-unm.si)

Cite this article:
Brcar Franc. THE TREND OF LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING (3PL) IN SLOVENIAN ORGANIZATIONS. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.9, no.1:77-90, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2016-no1-art05

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2016-no1-art05

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