The IT Tools Supporting Controlling of Logistics in Polish Process-Oriented Production Companies
Purpose: The main purpose of the article is to present the essence of controlling of logistics and the results of own research on the use of IT tools supporting controlling in Polish process-oriented production companies. The results presented in the study constitute a fragment of a broader study, also including, conditions of controlling of logistics processes and cost analysis in the assessment of logistics processes. Approach/Methodology/Design: The undertaken research issues and the set goal determined the choice of research methods, such as, critical literature review and questionnaire research of Polish production companies. Findings: Decisions made by process-oriented production companies in the area of logistics are aimed at using the potential of the organization and assessing the effectiveness of logistics processes. Practical Implications: A helpful tool is logistics controlling, supported with IT tools. The most frequently used IT solutions supporting the controlling of logistics processes in Polish production companies are spreadsheet, own programs and databases. Originality/Value: The proposed solutions are to contribute to the development of Polish production companies.