Enriko Ceko – Canadian Institute of Technology, Street “Xhanfize Keko”, No. 12. ZIP Code 1001, Tirana. Albania

Keywords:                    Logistics;
Supply chain management;
Quality management;
ISO standards

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.189

Abstract: Using regression analysis, the paper aims to clarify the relationship between trade logistics issues, expressed with the logistic performance index, and quality management, expressed with the ISO standards index. The paper opted for an exploratory study using regression analysis to find relations be­tween the logistics performance index and the ISO standards index, using data complemented Logistic Performance Index, and ISO Standards certificates is­sued worldwide, providing statistical insights into the relations between the LPI and QM, and the ISO Standards Index. It suggests that successful business or­ganizations should invest in QM, especially in ISO standards improving their logistics, and competitive advantage. This research addresses a previously stated requirement by doing a regression analysis to investigate how quality management (ISO certifications) and logistics are significantly connected. The study’s findings emphasize the importance of investing in quality management to gain a competitive advantage in logistics, recognizing the importance of the ISO certification process and quality management procedures and processes.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

ERAZ Conference 2023 Conference Proceedings: ISBN 978-86-80194-72-1, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023

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Suggested citation

Ceko,  E. (2023). On the Relationship between ISO Standards and the Logistic Performance Index. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 189-200). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.189


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