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HUMAN RESOURCES IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAINS: CURRENT STATE AND TRENDS

DOI: 10.7708/ijtte.2019.9(3).01


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Milorad Kilibarda - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Serbia -

Vukašin Pajić - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Serbia -

Milan Andrejić - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Serbia -


Abstract

This paper presents the results of the research of human resources in logistics and supply chains. The analysis covered different researches in developed and developing countries. The needs and problems with labor shortage, required logistics competencies and skills, as well as problems and solutions related to employment and retention of the labor are considered in detail. The results of the research conducted by authors in the Serbian market are presented. Also results showed that there is a large fluctuation caused by salaries, inability to progress and lack of vision of the company. The research was carried out on a sample of 314 respondents of mainly highly trained logistics specialists in different positions and in different industries. The results of all researches have shown that there is an evident lack of logistics experts in all positions and in all countries and regions. The situation is similar in the Serbian market.


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Acknowledgements:

This paper was supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, through the project TR 36006.


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