Hr.A. Krachunov, Eu.O. Maruniak, S.K. Ovcharova. LOGISTIC POTENTIAL FOR ENSURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF BULGARIA AND WESTERN BALKANS

https://doi.org/10.15407/ugz2021.04.039
Ukr. geogr. z. 2021, N4:39-47
Authors: 

Hr.A. Krachunov - Technical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria;
Eu.O. Maruniak - Institute of Geography of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine;
S.K. Ovcharova - Varna Free University, Varna, Bulgaria.

Abstract: 

Today efficient logistics is an important component of sustainable development of countries and regions. Transport networks have a significant impact on the environment. At the same time, the optimization of their use, the introduction of new technologies allows not only to mitigate the existing and potential consequences of such an impact, but also to reduce the whole range of costs, social, economic and environmental. The article analyzes the main problems of the functioning of transport-logistics systems in Bulgaria, the tasks are identified, the implementation of which will improve the current situation and create conditions for their further development based on the principles of sustainable development. Particular attention is paid to the project “Three Seas Initiative”, its opportunities for Bulgaria related to raising standards in the field of logistics, strengthening cooperation within the Western Balkans and the Black Sea region.

Key words: 
logistics system, supply chain, sustainable development, economic growth, the Three Seas Initiative
Pages: 
39-47
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