INCREASING COMPETITIVENESS OF THE ENTERPRISE BY IMPROVING LOGISTIC STRATEGY OF DISTRIBUTION OF PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY OF RAW MATERIALS
SCIENTIFIC BULLETIN OF POLISSIA
Urgency of the research. In modern conditions, functioning of the business is one of the main components of increasing the competitiveness of the enterprise not only optimization of production costs without deteriorating the quality of the manufacture of products, but also the definition of optimal logistic routes of transportation from the point of manufacture to the place of consumption of products, taking into account the capacity of the market, purchasing power of consumers and the costs of
... transportation. Target setting. Any strategy to increase the competitiveness of goods and enterprises, in general, should be based on the development and definition of an optimal logistics strategy for the distribution of products and supplies of raw materials. Actual scientific researches and issues analysis. The works of B. Burkynskyi, T. Burtsev, S. Klymenko and other scholars research various aspects of theory and practice of competitiveness as an element of management of the enterprise. Uninvestigated parts of general matters defining. Still unresearched and unpublished in periodicals, there are issues related to the definition of optimal transportation routes. The research objective. Systematize the views of the domestic and foreign scientific community and provide recommendations for improving the logistics strategy of distribution of products and supply of raw materials as a component of increasing the competitiveness of the enterprise. The statement of basic materials. The article defines the factors and criteria for assessing the competitiveness of enterprises. The analysis and trends in the dynamics of changes in the volume of cargo transportation at the macro level were revealed. The work analyzes the activity of enterprises of Kherson region and gives recommendations on improvement of logistic operation. Conclusions. The work substantiates methodical approach to the determination of optimal routes of distribution of production and supply of raw materials. It was proved the need for more reliable studies on the purchasing power of potential consumers.