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Application of Specific Theory of Constraints Technique for the Identification of Main Causes of Negative Consequences within Procurement Logistics

Larisa M. Kapustina / Mária Chovancová
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  • University of Žilina, Department of Railway Transport, Univerzitná 1, 010 26, Žilina, Slovak Republic
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Published Online: 2017-06-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0007


The paper presents a concrete example of the selected Theory of Constraints (TOC) technique implementation in order to identify the main causes of undesirable consequences in the context of supply logistics issues. Determining the undesirable consequences of supply logistics is primarily related to the adverse impact on costs, profitability and quality of outsourcing enterprise which provide services in supply chain field. Particularly, this implementation includes individual steps of the process related to the creation of the specific TOC technique. The outcome is to identify the main causes which have the most significant impact on the negative consequences.

Keywords: Theory of Constraints; procurement logistic; supply chain; outsourcing; main causes; negative consequences


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Published Online: 2017-06-12

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Citation Information: LOGI – Scientific Journal on Transport and Logistics, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 56–63, ISSN (Online) 2336-3037, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0007.

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