• Electronic Freight Exchanges in Poland

Electronic Freight Exchanges in Poland

  • Autor: Jarosław Sosnowski, Łukasz Nowakowski
  • Wydawca: Difin
  • ISBN: 978-83-8085-130-
  • Data wydania: 2016
  • Liczba stron/format: 188/B5
  • Oprawa: miękka
  • Dostępność: W magazynie

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An excerpt from the review of Professor Remigiusz Kozłowski:

Electronic freight exchanges deserve special attention among electronic systems managing the activity of transport companies. Electronic freight exchanges have revolutionized the transport sector by facilitating and increasing efficiency of the road transport fleet. Electronic freight exchanges, aside from the economic and technological aspects, also significantly improved the protection of natural environment thanks to limiting empty runs and increasing transport capacity.

Global market growth has created new demand on specialists in transport logistics. This book offers the necessary know-how about the modern solutions applied in today’s transport and forwarding enterprises for those studying at the logistics or transport faculties. Undoubtedly, this work will also be of interest to the professionals working in these sectors, illustrating the impact of electronic freight exchanges on other processes occurring in the economy.

Table of Contents:


Chapter I. Electronic freight exchanges as institutions regulating logistics processes

1. Freight exchanges as institutions of the global market
2. How did freight exchanges improve the efficiency of economic processes?
3. Electronic freight exchanges as the main working tool of freight forwarders
4. The influence of electronic freight exchanges on the development of cabotage services
5. Competition among electronic freight exchanges to gain a position on the transport services market
6. Freight exchanges as a reflection of the upcoming changes in the business climate

Chapter II. New value generated on electronic freight exchanges

1. Users’ expectations towards electronic freight exchange
2. How can freight exchanges help eliminate the risk of running a business?
3. New value for the users of logistics channels
4. Electronic freight exchanges as a source of business information
5. The environmental impact of electronic freight exchanges
6. Electronic freight exchanges as viewed by Emaus International Company  

Chapter III. The legal implications of concluding transactions on electronic freight exchanges

1. International conventions and contracts applied in road haulage
2. Legal bases and documentation involved in concluding transport transactions
2.1. Transport Law
2.2. Contract of carriage (transportation order)
2.3. Freight forwarding contract (freight forwarding order)
2.4. OPWS (Polish General Forwarding Rules)
2.5. Road transport insurance
2.6. Consignment note
3. Standards applied in the road transport
3.1. Procedural standards in concluding exchange transactions
3.2. Standards concerning the means of transport

Chapter IV. Transactional procedures applied to electronic freight exchanges

1. Authorization steps for a new user of an electronic freight exchange
2. The procedure of searching for a load
3. Finding the best carrier for the order
4. The procedure of contacting a tenderer
5. Verifying the credibility of a principal
6. Verifying the credibility of a carrier and a freight forwarder
7. Transaction confirmation
8. Procedures of concluding a transaction outside the exchange (based on exchange information)
9. Retrieving outstanding debts for transport (with the assistance of the exchange)

Chapter V. Tele-information technologies used on electronic freight exchanges and their support in managing transport

1. E-tendering platforms that streamline long-term transport contracts
2. Exchange messenger as a service lowering business expenses
3. Archiving freight transactions (sales/purchases)
4. Modules of electronic maps that support fleet management
5. How to evaluate the risk of concluding transactions via electronic freight exchanges
6. Remote monitoring of the order status

Chapter VI. Threats and protection systems of Internet technologies on electronic freight exchanges

1. The Internet as a source of threats for a company
2. Determining risks from the point of view of a company
3. How to manage and measure risk?
4. Techniques that pose a threat to safety on the Internet
5. Safety systems of business operations conducted on electronic freight exchanges
5.1. On-line safety measures
5.2. How to search for information about computer network safety?
5.3. Technical devices that ensure safety
5.3.1. Firewalls
5.3.2. Proxy servers
5.4. Procedural and organizational solutions that will ensure the safety of business operations on the Internet
5.5. Intrusion detection systems and maintaining file integrity




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