The goal of research is to perform a cluster analisys of the Bulgarian meat industry from the point of view of the logistics development. In order to study the state and development of the meat industry logistics in Bulgarian meat processing organizations, a wide range of statistical and analytical methods are used (comparison, group average, graphical method, cluster analysis and others). The date processing in done by a computer program for statistical date processing ? SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences). The object of the industry is the meat processing companies in Bulgariq. According to the MFA Agro statictics for November 2010, the meat processing industry includes 65 factories for cutting red meat, 30 white meat slaughterhouses, 283 meat processing factories and the minced meat factories ? meat preparations and mechanically separated meat, making a total of 378 companies in the industry.
The result of the study show that logistics plays a vital role for the meat processing organizations, because of the growing demand for quality, price and speed of delivery of products. Successful management of logistics allows time saving through faster movement of information, details and products from one process to another.
CLUSTER ANALYSIS OF BULGARIAN MEAT PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Research in Logistics & Production to kwartalne, interdyscyplinarne, międzynarodowe czasopismo naukowe, w którym prezentowane są recenzowane artykuły. Czasopismo obejmuje wszystkie aspekty logistyki i produkcji.