MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 134, 201718th International Scientific Conference - LOGI 2017
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||08 November 2017|
Principles of Logistics Applied to Railway Passenger Transport
University of Žilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Department of Railway Transport, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
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Main challenge of logistics is delivering right assortment of products in exact amount, to exact place, in exact time, ecologically and for exact price. Logistics deals with freight transport but when the word ‘products’ is changed to ‘passengers’, then many principles can be applied to passenger transport. Railway passenger transport is the key part of passenger transport system, so it is necessary to optimize it on logistics philosophy at first.
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