Studia i Prace WNEiZ US

Previously: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Studia i Prace WNEiZ

ISSN: 2450-7733     eISSN: 2300-4096    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/sip.2017.48/2-30
CC BY-SA   Open Access 

Issue archive / nr 48/2 2017
Strategie logistyki dla przedsiębiorstw rolniczych na bazie koncepcji LSR – case study
(A model of logistics strategy for agricultural enterprises based on LSR concept - case study)

Authors: Karol Wajszczuk
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu
Keywords: logistics strategy LSR concept agricultural enterprises
Year of publication:2017
Page range:12 (351-362)
Klasyfikacja JEL: Q50
Cited-by (Crossref) ?:


The paper presents the results of pilot studies conducted in selected agricultural enterprises in order to identify the strategies in logistics taking into account the idea of the LSR concept. The study was conducted at Farm Frites Poland Two Sp. o.o. (FFPD), specializing in the cultivation of potatoes and seed potatoes on an industrial scale and in several small family agricultural enterprises in Wielkopolska region. The study used an adapted methodology for measuring the sustainability of the logistics in agricultural enterprises, taking into account the fi ve main areas of the LSR concept. These are: purchasing social responsibility, sustainable transportation, sustainable packaging, sustainable warehousing and reverse logistics. The results showed a considerable degree of implementation of the LSR concept already in the FFPD company as opposed to family businesses.
Download file

Article file


1.Carter, C.R., Jennings, M.M. (2002). Logistics Social Responsibility: An Integrative Framework. Journal of Business Logistics, 23 (1), 145–180.
2.Carter, C.R., Jennings, M.M. (2004). The Role of Purchasing in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Structural Equation Analysis. Journal of Business Logistics, 25 (1), 145–186.
3.Ciliberti, F., Pontrandolfo, P., Scozzi, B. (2008). Logistics Social Responsibility: Standard Adoption and Practices in Italian Companies. International Journal of Production Economics, 113, 88–106.
4.Iakovou, E., Vlachos, D., Achillas, Ch., Anastasiadis, F. (2014). Design of Sustainable Supply Chains for the Agrifood Sector: A Holistic Research Framework. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal, Special Issue: Agri-food and biomass supply chains, 1–10.
5.Murphy, P.R., Poist, R.F. (2002). Socially Responsible Logistics: An Exploratory Study. Transportation Journal, 41 (4), 23–35.
6.Robinson, J. (2004). Squaring the Circle? Some Thoughts on the Idea of Sustainable Development. Ecological Economics, 48 (4), 369–384.
7.Wajszczuk, K. (2016a). Metodyka pomiaru zrównoważenia logistyki dla przedsiębiorstw sektora gospodarki żywnościowej na bazie koncepcji LSR – ujęcie procesowe. W: Zarządzanie procesami w teorii i praktyce (w druku).
8.Wajszczuk, K. (2016b). The Role and Importance of Logistics in Agri-Food Supply Chains: An Overview of Empirical Findings. Logistics and Transport, 2 (30), 47–55.
9.World Commission on Environment and Development (1987). Our Common Future. New York: Oxford University Press.