Scientific paper - review paper
Influence of new customs procedures and logistic security standards on companies competiveness – a Croatian company case study

Erceg, Aleksandar (2014)
Language English
Title (English)Influence of new customs procedures and logistic security standards on companies competiveness – a Croatian company case study
AuthorErceg, Aleksandar
Abstract (English)
In today’s global market, companies are constantly confronted with the competition on the local, national and international level. Companies therefore use a variety of strategies and tools to become and/or remain competitive. Potential areas for cost reduction in companies are supply chain management and logistic and customs procedures. Implementation of various logistic standards in supply chain management can provide significant cost savings for the company’s daily operations and thus reduce overall costs and improve the competitiveness. Using different customs procedures and logistic standards to reduce their costs and become more competitive in the market is necessary for Croatian companies. The method of using these tools is not a one-time process and requires constant efforts. Companies therefore have to be ready to improve daily to be and remain competitive. Using a variety of modern customs procedures can save their money and time, not only through these procedures, but also through better use of their employee’s time, their own vehicles and other equipment. The paper analyzes various customs procedures and logistic standards that can help companies save time and money and improve their competitiveness. In the example of Croatian company, which uses various available procedures and standards the benefits of their use are shown. Apart from bringing savings in operations, all these procedures and standards allow the company to be better, cheaper and more attractive to buyers.
Keywords (English)customs procedure logistic standards supply chain management savings competitiveness
Publication typescientific paper - review paper
Publication statuspublished
Peer reviewpeer review
Journal titleEkonomski vjesnik : Review of Contemporary Entrepreneurship, Business, and Economic Issues
Numbering2014, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, pp 447-458
Datepublication: 24.12.2014.
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Scientific fieldSOCIAL SCIENCES