Evaluation of Logistical Operations in the Distribution Center of the Bahamas Group in the City of Juiz de Fora – MG, Brazil

Fabio Roberto Costa de Carvalho, Abner Fortunato de Souza, Wellington Reginaldo de Souza, Luciana Penna Bellini


The present work consists of a descriptive-analytical study in the distribution center of the Bahamas Group, a retail company in Juiz de Fora (MG), which currently has locations distributed throughout the Zona da Mata and Triângulo Mineiro. The paper aims to answer the following question: Are the receiving, addressing, storing, separating and shipping logistics operations at the Bahamas Group’s distribution center in line with conventional theoretical standards? Starting from the main objective, which is to portray the participation of logistics in the distribution center of the Bahamas Group, this study outlines the following specific objectives: to describe the operations of distribution and storage in the Bahamas Group; to identify the qualities and shortcomings of distribution and storage operations. The work was compiled on the theoretical bases of renowned authors in the area, focusing in particular on the aspects related to logistics, in addition to the methodology of descriptive-analytical research, in order to fulfill the objectives of the study. Subsequently, the distribution and storage operations within the Bahamas Group have been described. Then, before arriving at the final considerations, a pairing with the theoretical framework was made, in line with the theory put into practice. As a conclusion, significant growth was identified as a result of the creation of the distribution center.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v12n2p15

International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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