THE SOFT SYSTEMS METHODOLOGY ON THE IMPLEMENTING OF A GPS SYSTEM, IN THE TRUCKING COMPANIES

Adrian Elizalde-Medrano, Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Oswaldo Morales-Matamoros, Jorge Mendez-Diaz

Abstract


The identifying of the complex systems of the real world not only require of the participating and the interpretation of the different actors in the society with several Weltanschauung, but also of participative and holistic methodological process of planning-action with a feedback that confront and articulate to the set of subjective visions of each social actor that is involved in the whole process. The trucking face recurrent problems as the empty trips, delays in times for delivering-receiving of merchandises, trips out of route, insecurity of the charging, lack of logistical planning, and high costs of operation, among them. That´s why, as a result of the applying of the soft systems methodology SSM, the system Global Positionment System GPS of localization, monitoring and control of vehicle units is a logistical technique that can convert by itself in a model to support the enhancing the levels of productivity in the trucking transportation industry.

Keywords


SSM, Weltanschauung, GPS, logistical, trucking

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