THE COST AS THE MAIN DETERMINANT OF THE LOCATION OF LOGSTICS CENTERS

Agnieszka Tłuczak, Sabina Kauf

Abstract


Apropriate location of the logistics center allows entrepreneurs to significantly reduce the costs of transport. On the other hand, it has a positive impact on the development of the transport infrastructure of the region.

This paper presents the practical aspects of the localization problem of logistics center with the use of a geographic information system. It shows differences between theoretical models, the needs of decision-makers, and the data available to make the necessary calculations. The results of computational experiments were introduced to illustrate the effects of this approach.


Keywords


costs, center of gravity method, localization, logistics centers

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