Author:

Katarzyna GRONDYS

email: katarzyna.grondys@wz.pcz.pl

Czestochowa University of Technology

Faculty of Management

Abstract

Logistics centers are an important element of the logistics infrastructure of each country. Their quantity and modernity is a factor of economic development, which contributes to the continuous increase in the efficiency of logistic channels and, as a result, to the development of cities and regions. Choosing the location of a logistics center is one of the most important investment decisions in terms of infrastructure. The article presents the most important definitions and criteria for the location of centers. The literature analysis was supplemented with the identification and analysis of the conditions of the location of logistics centers in selected EU countries. The purpose of the article was to identify key factors in the expansion of the logistics centers network.

Keywords

management, logistics center, distribution process

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