E3S Web Conf.
Volume 258, 2021Ural Environmental Science Forum “Sustainable Development of Industrial Region” (UESF-2021)
|Number of page(s)||15|
|Section||Sustainable Transport and Green Logistics|
|Published online||20 May 2021|
The analysis of digitalization impact on personnel functions in logistics
Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, 29, Polytechnicheskaya str., 195251, St. Petersburg, Russia
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The article discusses the main types of employment in logistics. The functionality of positions in purchasing, warehousing, transport and information logistics, as well as in external economic activities, is analyzed in sufficient detail. The following positions are considered: purchasing agent, railway transport service agent, car driver, dispatcher, vehicle maintenance engineer, transport organization and management engineer, logist, logistician, foreign economic activity Manager, air transportation Manager, purchasing Manager, logistics Manager, customs Manager, warehouse Manager, operational logistician, vehicle auditor, marine transportation specialist, customs broker, transport planner, freighter, freight forwarder, freight forwarding agent, specialist in the field of digital logistics, specialist of the Contract service. Digitalization is capable of influencing the job responsibilities of logistics personnel in the fact that over time the need for human personnel decreases. In this regard, there is a need to be able to identify such functions that can be replaced by information or automated systems. The main aspects of the impact of digitalization on logistics are indicated: transport logistics, purchasing logistics, information logistics, customs logistics.
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