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Container traffic organization on an International Level

Student: Kseniia Zheleznikova

Supervisor: Alexander Mayevskiy

Faculty: St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management

Educational Programme: Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Bachelor)

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2019

The main tool for improving the competitiveness of any company operating in the field of transportation is to optimize the transportation process. The research is aimed at studying the problems of finding the optimal route and the choice of logistics intermediaries. The study examines the characteristics of container traffic and their legal regulation in international traffic. The practical part of the work demonstrates the algorithm for constructing the optimal route for the delivery of cargo from Krasnoyarsk, Russia to Brasilia, Brazil. The methods used are theoretical analysis and mathematical methods. This paper describes the choice of logistics intermediaries, including the analysis of qualitative and quantitative parameters. The results of the study show the relevance of mathematical methods for practical application to optimize transport processes. The considered optimization algorithm can be used by organizations working in the field of international cargo transportation. Keywords: international shipping, container shipping, optimization, choice of intermediaries

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