Possibility of Applying Business Process Management Methodology in Logistic Processes Optimization

  • Diana Božić University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Vukeliceva 4, 10 000 Zagreb
  • Ratko Stanković University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Vukeliceva 4, 10 000 Zagreb
  • Kristijan Rogić University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Vukeliceva 4, 10 000 Zagreb
Keywords: logistic processes, Business Process Management, optimization, logistic process simulation,

Abstract

Raising the service level and developing new logistic services require better understanding of logistic processes and possibilities of optimization. Different methodologies have been used for that purpose, while the application of Business Process Management (BPM) methodology is outlined in this paper. Identifying parts of logistic processes that could be optimized is facilitated by applying BPM methodology. It also enables more accurate quantification of impacts of the changes introduced in a particular process or activity on the processes as a whole and to other interacting processes. The application of BPM methodology is demonstrated in the case study, where a solution for logistic processes optimization is suggested and the prospective outcomes are simulated. The results of the logistic process comparative analysis have indicated a synergic effect of different improvements in sub-process on the effectiveness of the process as a whole, both on the operative and managerial level. The respective changes in workload distribution among interacting logistic processes have been quantified according to the same methodology.

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Published
2014-12-30
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Božić D, Stanković R, Rogić K. Possibility of Applying Business Process Management Methodology in Logistic Processes Optimization. Promet [Internet]. 2014Dec.30 [cited 2023Feb.3];26(6):507-16. Available from: https://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/1610
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