Postal Network Reorganization with Implementation of Information Technology

Authors

  • University of Maribor, Mariborskacesta 7, 3000 Celje
  • University of Maribor, mariborskacesta 7, 3000 Celje

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18311/sdmimd/2014/2662

Keywords:

Distribution Hierarchy, Information Technology, Logistics, Postal Logistics Centre, Postal System, Self-learning Algorithms.

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the possible improvement in logistics solution of Post of Slovenia through reorganisation of the hierarchy of the postal system with the introduction of regional postal centres and parcel post and based on that through improvement of the transportation between the post units and new solutions in informatics. The hypothesis is that by changing the spatial hierarchy and allowing retention and transhipment of parcels among hubs at different levels of economies of distribution costs can be achieved. Additionally, the article proposes the exploration of self-learning automated algorithms to be used in the postal information systems, which could dynamically look for optimums for additional resource management cost reduction opportunities.

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Published

2014-09-01

How to Cite

Levicar, S., & Lisec, A. (2014). Postal Network Reorganization with Implementation of Information Technology. SDMIMD Journal of Management, 5(2), 13–22. https://doi.org/10.18311/sdmimd/2014/2662