THE USE OF CIVIL DRONES IN FOREST DISTRICT LOGISTICS

  • Konrad Michalski Department of Logistics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW
  • Michał Gębicki Department of Logistics, Faculty of Economics Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

Abstract

This article concerns a relatively new technology used in logistics, namely, civilian drones. The experience of various industries shows that drones can be treated as an important element of the organization’s logistics support system (LSS).


It is forest districts that were adopted as the research environment. Drones are used in forest areas where research on a wider use of drones in forest management processes is conducted. In the article, a forest district is considered in the categories of a logistics system. The role of drones and their influence on the functioning of a forest district in which activities require to be coordinated and can be treated as logistics processes is also presented.


The main aim of this article is to determine the functionality of drones in terms of acting as one of the essential elements of a forest district system. Processes that can be improved by additional support of drones are identified. Conclusions regarding the integration of drones with the information system of the whole organization are universal and may also apply to other sectors of human activity, including those of a business nature.

Published
Mar 6, 2019
How to Cite
MICHALSKI, Konrad; GĘBICKI, Michał. THE USE OF CIVIL DRONES IN FOREST DISTRICT LOGISTICS. Transport Economics and Logistics, [S.l.], v. 78, p. 133-146, mar. 2019. ISSN 2657-6104. Available at: <http://www.znetil.ug.edu.pl/index.php/etil/article/view/272>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26881/etil.2018.78.11.
Section
Modelling of logistics processes and systems (English version)