Vol. 62 No. 3 Special Issue

Model to Predict Survival of Transportation and Shipping Companies

The article focuses on the issue of evaluation of economic sustainability of transportation and shipping companies. The economic crisis, which is currently abating in many world’s countries, has affected all industries, including transportation and shipping. This important sector of national economy with a multifunctional character has been influenced by the economic recession very significantly and…

Quality Evaluation in Regional Passenger Rail Transport

The article presents themethodology proposalof comprehensive evaluation of the providedservices quality inregional passenger rail transport. The proposed methodology of the quality evaluation can be used for comparing the integrated transport systems by the quality level. It can be utilized as an evaluation of the provided services in the relationship with the submitter and the supplier…

The Identification and Development of Talents in the Environment of Logistics Companies

This paper focuses on the identification of talents as a strategic investment of logistics companies to increase their competitiveness in the future. The paper represents partial result of research aimed the identification of talents as the potential key managers in the specific conditions of logistics companies. Research question is how we can optimize the identification…

Methodology for the Calculation of Functional Elements in Warehouses of Public Intermodal Logistics Centers

This article deals with the design of functional elements in the warehouses of public logistics centers. The methodology focuses on the determination of the minimum area required for operating a warehouse, the resulting dimensions and internal organization of the warehouse (especially individual sectors within warehouses) and the calculation of the operational requirements for the handling…

Crisis Staff Exercise – Aviation Accident

Safety at the airport has been current and frequently discussed topic. To ensure safety at the airport in case of an extraordinary event, crisis staff participates. Based on this fact, there follows necessity to train members of crisis staff. The article describes phases and modules of education process, software for scenario creation and then follows…

Plant Simulation as an Instrument of Logistics and Transport of Materials in a Digital Factory

The competition of international manufacturing networks creates pressure to increase the efficiency of manufacturing systems. In addition to this, indicative for the present period is the fact that the number of technical components in many products is increasing, and at the same time the requirements are growing for corresponding assembly, transport and logistical processes. These…

Flight Planning with Respect to Meteorological Conditions

The paper “Flight planning with respect to meteorological conditions” describes how flight planning in commercial air transport depends on meteorological conditions. In first part, the article describes satellite products for meteorological analyses such as IR technologies. In next parts authors are talking about thunderstorm, icing and volcanic ash detection methods in atmosphere. In the last…

Roles of Logistics in Air Transportation

Article discusses about the implementation of logistics principles into the airport operations, the activities of air carriers and organization of airport processes. The airport is under review comprehensively, as an integrated logistics system, using elements of partnership collaboration (/Collaborate Decision Making /CDM) which is based on the common sharing of information by various elements of…

Construction and Safety Aspects of Glass Used in Aviation Transport

Glass is an essential component of several sectors which significantly form our present-day economy. These include machining, the chemical industry, the electrotechnology industry, construction, the automobile industry, the aviation industry and many others. The aim of this article is to provide some detail about and explain the technology used for manufacturing glass which is subsequently…

The Comparison of Multilateral, Bilateral and Global Alliance Cooperation of Airline Operations

The article is describing the possibilities of cooperation among airline companies, its influence on their development and economic growth. The central focus of the text is to clarify the history of collaboration between airliners, comparing advantages and negative factors of strategic cooperation. It goes into details about trade cooperation air carriers resulting in new multilateral…