Potential Application of P-Graph-Based Workflow in Logistics

Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 2)

Abstract

The free movement of goods and the liberalization of the markets in Europe resulted in heavy transport and overloading of motorways and public roads, definitely putting an obstacle to economic growth in the European Union. The further construction and reconstruction of such roads cannot keep pace with the increasing demand, furthermore, puts a heavy burden on the states’ budget. Since traffic cannot be increased further more some other solutions must be found. Such an alternative solution could be to develop optional models for logistics. This paper examines the possible usage of the P-graph-based workflow for modeling logistical problems. The application of P-graph-based workflow is justified by the fact that it has already been applied successfully in other fields of industry. Further, the paper will examine the opportunities of P-graph modeling in a specific field of logistics Supply Chain Management, and will also introduce a new term the P-graph based Supply Chain Model.

Keywords

Business Process Supply Chain Management Business Process Management Business Process Modeling Notation Supply Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Óbuda UniversityBudapestHungary

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