Vol. 63 No. 3 Special Issue

Costs Comparison and the Possibilities of Increasing the Transport Capacity with a Selection of the Appropriate Railway Wagons

The paper is focused on the possibilities of increasing the transport capacity of the selected train (train number 51712) with more appropriate selection of wagons and cost analysis using the wagons, irrespective of their advantage, and after application of the new proposal. The transport capacity of the selected train was characterized through the transport indicators…

Appropriate Strategies of Transport Companies for More Efficient Management with the Aim of their Further Assessment Using the Operations Research Methods

This article is aimed to present the basic characteristics in evaluating the real economic and operational activity which may lead to streamlining of the transport company´s management. The basic materials which can be used for evaluation include the balance sheets and the profit and loss accounts. Last but not least, the author included his own…

Future in Marine Fire-Fighting: High Pressure Water Mist Extinguisher with Abrasive Water Jet Cutting

This paper is dealing with the problem of extinguishing fire on ships and off-shore equipment characterized by high degree of danger caused by presence of explosive or life threatening substances. Special device Cold Cut System Cobra combining cutting possibility and production of water mist is presented. Its advantages and application possibilities are discussed. This fire…

Gear of Hydraulic Pumps for Ship Equipment

The aim of this article is to analyse the involute gear of a ship´s gear pump. The gear applied in a direct gear is usually designed to comply with requirements for sustainability, reliability and operability under unfavourable working conditions. These requirements can be achieved by adjusting the axis distance, angular correction, as well as by…

Application of Break-Even Point Analysis

The determination of Break-even point represents the important information for the enterprise because it defines the minimum amount of products that enterprise needs to produce for cover their fixed and variable costs. Knowing the Break-even point allows enterprise to properly estimate revenues necessary to ensure profits. In this paper, authors deal with the identifying Break-even…

The Cycle of Abrasives in the Process of Cutting of Materials Abrasive Waterjet Technology within the Logistics Companies

Today, stalked company is defined as an industrial. Technologies are developed and refined, and this leads to innovation in the field of environmental protection and logistics. Environmental protection as a concept is quite lengthy and includes several areas. This article deals with the life cycle of materials technology at cutting water jet from the award…

Logistic Approach of Building and Development of Production Systems

The paper presents a complex of information aimed at automated production systems structures and simulation. For production systems intergrated structures formation it uses logistic principles for making the internal material flow among various logistic nodes more precise and effective, including respective information flow, here e. g. with use of integrable and compatibile handling and technological…

The Application of the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) to Logistics Enterprises

Today´s world is reflected in words such as globalization, economic crisis, market economy and competitiveness. All these influence business entities. An enterprise that does not keep pace with current trends, innovates, seek improvements in quality or assess the effectiveness of its activities, is at risk of stagnating. Similar trends also prevail in logistics enterprises in…

Brief Report on Public Spending on Inland and Maritime Waterways in Particular Country in Certain Period of Time

This paper is focused on the public financing of inland and maritime waterways in the Czech Republic. Text clarifies which public budgets are the most important for inland and maritime waterways. It also concentrates on regions where Czech public expenditures are located. The paper describes the importance of municipal and regional budgets in this sector.

Methodology for Measuring the Customer Satisfaction with the Logistics Services

The article deals with the proposal of methodology for measuring the customer satisfaction with the logistics services. The methodology reflects mostly the subjective quality evaluation which is based on the directly and indirectly measurable characteristics. Researched characteristics result from the customer feelings, wishes, requirements and the experiences of experts which studied the answers from the…

Proposal for Optimization of the Inventory Level Using the Appropriate Method for its Procurement

This paper deals with the optimization of the inventory level through determining and applying the appropriate way for the procurement of the inventory. It is important to determine the optimization criteria which are proposed on the basis of defining the factors affecting the determination of the procurement method. The criteria are proposed in such way…

Draft Method for Determining the Number of Checking Devices Utilized within the Regional Passenger Transport

The transportation purpose represents the most important objective of regional passenger transport. The decision on determining the way of the passengers checking is one of the attributes that needs to be considered in relation to the passengers transportation. This issue may be solved by utilizing the checking devices and their appropriate placement. Applying the checking…

Foreign Direct Investment and Transport Serviceability – a Prerequisite for the Development and Stability of National and Regional Economies

This article focuses on the development and impact of foreign direct investment (hereinafter referred to as “FDI“) in the V4 countries and in particular Slovakia, with a primary focus on the automotive and electronics industries. A detailed analysis is carried out in the Žilina Region, where the positive impact of FDI on the economic growth…

This contribution focuses on the issue of the evacuation of people during emergency situations. The study of the logistics processes for a selected object were based on the layout of the administration building, namely that of the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice. The evacuation model, PathFinder, was utilized for the calculation and preparation of the logistics processes for the evacuation of people.

This paper is focused on the application of descriptive geometry methods on the construction of several types of communications. Project solution in designing communications and routes for fieldwork is illustrated on examples. The examples are presented by figures and description of procedure. In the paper there is presented construction of horizontal, straight rising communication, horizontal…

Virtual Concept of a Symbiotic Environment for CBL and CBT Methods Based Education in Aircraft System

The contribution is informing the reader on the current potentials of improving efficiency in aviation education based on the use of available means of simulation and computer assisted methods of teaching such as the Computer Based Training a Computer Based Learning, which also enable realization of integrated systems assisted by modern educational methods and potentials…