Information Aspect of Choosing the Organizational Development Strategy of Companies Operating in The Container Shipping Market

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MAGAZINE №5 (82) October 2017

AUTHORS  

GRIGORIAN M.G. 

ZHURAVLEVA N.A. - Doctor of Ec.Sc., Professor, Director, Institute of Applied Economics and Accounting of Railway Transport, Emperor Alexander I ST. Petersburg State Transport University (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

KLIMENKO Y.V. - Business Development Manager, «United Arabian Shipping Agency Company (Rus)» LLC (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

CATEGORY  Analysis in logistics and SCM Logistic service providers

ABSTRACT

The article is devoted to the research of the information aspect of choosing the of organizational development strategy of logistics companies that involved in maritime container transportation. The rational choice of strategic reference points for companies operating in the container shipping market under the conditions of limited demand for transport services with increasing competition is connected with a problem of obtaining valuable information. Ensuring the value of information by indicating the type of its user and by specifying of values that are taken by such a user into account is considered as a basic condition for a rational choice of organizational development strategy.

The typical factors, the nature and the strength of influence of which provides an informational basis for choosing (adjusting) the organizational development strategy of a company are determined. Article proposes the signs of differentiation of the list of factors representing valuable information that is used by the interested parties (users) when developing and making decision on the choice of a logistics organization development strategy.

The example of the practical adjusting of the logistics company strategy is presented. It proves the necessity of information support of decision-making. Stages of the organizational strategy development adjusting for some organizations in the container shipping market are described depending on the structure, character and strength of influence factors. The article suggests methods of processing the information, which is necessary for making decisions of choosing the organizational development strategy of logistics companies.

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