The competitiveness researching of the logistics system of the Dnepropetrovsk region based on STEP and SWOT analysis

Olga Viktorivna Kuchkova


Introduction. To create a favorable competitive economic climate in Dnepropetrovsk region it is necessary to investigate the logistics system.

The purpose of this article is substantiation of the theoretical and methodological approaches to increase the competitiveness of logistics system in the market environment. The article also deals with elaboration of the practical recommendations for improving the efficiency of industry enterprises.

Method (methodology). It is used a systematic approach, STEP-analysis and SWOT-analysis.

Results. It is inquired into matter of the category of “competitiveness” of the logistic system. Disclosing the problem of development and operation of regional logistics system in a competitive environment, the main priorities of the professional warehouse real estate are defined. The basic priorities of the professional warehouses development have been defined.

On the basis of received results of this analysis there have been done the conclusion that the strategy is directed on the decision of the following objectives:

–         the formation of available sustainable logistics system as a infrastructure basis for providing socio-economic increasing and ensuring of conditions for the realization of citizens  transportation needs;

–         the reduction of total transportation costs, including the reduction due to increasing of functioning efficiency of the region’s logistic system;

–         the increasing of the region’s investment attractiveness.

The region’s logistic system has a significant potential for further development and successful overcoming of the economic crisis effects on condition of the effective management anf complete usage of the existing economical, technological and organizational resources.


competitiveness; logistics; logistics system; STEP-analysis; SWOT-analysis; strategy

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