Montenegrin Journal of Economics

Organization Of Outsourcing In Logistics Partnership Between The Seaports Of Montenegro And Slovenia

Mimo Draskovic

2013, vol. 9, no. 1, p. 93-114

The scientific problem and the subject of research consists of the explanation and analysis of organizational outsourcing possibilities of regional logistics partner cooperation between Slovenian seaport of Koper and Montenegrin seaport of Bar. This paper elaborates an original idea about how to attract Chinese investors, shippers, logistics providers, bankers and other business entities by usin the strategy of organizational outsourcing in order to expand the port of Bar, modernize its infrastructure, increase the depth of its draft for receiving the largest ships and the creation of intermodal logistics and distribution centers in the closer and wider hinterland. This would allow huge amounts of Chinese goods to be partly shipped to the closer and wider region whereas the rest would be shipped through the port of Koper to Europe. Its hypothesis is that the creation of integrated logistics supply chain, using the organizational outsourcing strategy, would attract a significant portion of China's import of goods to Europe and increase the competitiveness and advantages of the ports of Bar and Koper, in the part of economy of scale, increase of quality of logistics service, reduction of total logistics costs and achievement of higher added value of all port and logistics services in these seaports.

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Mimo Draskovic. "Organization Of Outsourcing In Logistics Partnership Between The Seaports Of Montenegro And Slovenia." Montenegrin Journal of Economics. vol. 9, no. 1, 2013, p. 93-114

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