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Analysis of the Risk Impact of Implementing Digital Innovations for Logistics Management

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Department of System Analysis and Finance, West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin, 70-310 Szczecin, Poland
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Faculty of Engineering and Economics of Transport, Maritime University of Szczecin, 70-500 Szczecin, Poland
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Department of Logistics, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, 02-554 Warszawa, Poland
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Processes 2019, 7(11), 815; https://doi.org/10.3390/pr7110815
Received: 3 July 2019 / Revised: 2 October 2019 / Accepted: 17 October 2019 / Published: 5 November 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Supply Chain Management)
The emergence of digital technology is a paradigmatic historical change. As a process of transforming social engineering structures, digitization has had a ubiquitous impact on the organization of structures and business logic, as well as on economic principles and rules. The fertile ground for digital technology applications is logistics management, which manifests itself in the dynamic development of logistics 4.0. Increasingly, it is pointed out that digital technology has some distinct features that have fundamental implications for innovation. The aim of the present study is to determine the impact of the risk of implementing digital technologies for logistics management. The study was conducted using the standardized questionnaire interview method with representatives of the management of enterprises. The attempt was random. The sampling was made up of micro, small, medium, and large enterprises from the production and services sectors, having a logistics unit or a logistics division, located in the “Bisnode Poland” database. In total, 360 full interviews were carried out. For the study, we defined macro-environment, operational, functional, and microenvironment risks. The basic conclusion is that between each type of risk and the type of digital technologies used in the studied entities and their partners in the supply chain, there is a high and very high dependence in the case of three-dimensional printing (3D printing), artificial intelligence, blockchain, drones, augmented reality, and self-propelled vehicles. View Full-Text
Keywords: logistics management; digital technologies; innovation; risk logistics management; digital technologies; innovation; risk
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Barczak, A.; Dembińska, I.; Marzantowicz, Ł. Analysis of the Risk Impact of Implementing Digital Innovations for Logistics Management. Processes 2019, 7, 815. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr7110815

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Barczak A, Dembińska I, Marzantowicz Ł. Analysis of the Risk Impact of Implementing Digital Innovations for Logistics Management. Processes. 2019; 7(11):815. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr7110815

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Barczak, Agnieszka; Dembińska, Izabela; Marzantowicz, Łukasz. 2019. "Analysis of the Risk Impact of Implementing Digital Innovations for Logistics Management" Processes 7, no. 11: 815. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr7110815

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