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A Study on the Performance Evaluation of Third-Party Logistics Enterprises Based on DEA

  • Xu Zhang
  • Weixin Luan
  • Quande Cai
Conference paper


As an important part of the transportation industry, the third-party logistics plays an important role in national economy and foreign trade of our country. It is one of the basic industries with strategic meanings in the economic construction of China’s socialism market. Based on the research findings of enterprise performance evaluation and combining with concept, characteristics and definition of third-party logistics, this paper discusses the business performance evaluation of third-party logistics enterprises. On this basis, a performance evaluation system of third-party logistics enterprises is established. Through the research on process of business performance evaluation of third-party logistics enterprises, the author introduces DEA theory to the specific evaluation of business performance of third-party logistics enterprises. Problems such as construction of input and output indicator system, choice of DEA model and analysis of evaluation, etc. are solved according to the methods and contents of DEA.


Third-party Logistics Performance DEA Evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Transportation Management CollegeDalian Maritime UniversityDalianP.R. China

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