International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Analysis of Aspects of Logistics Used by Group Mime: A Study of Distribution and Network of Fuel Stations
Adriane Schimainski dos Santos, Ubiratã Tortato

The subject of this paper is to analyze aspects of logistics used by the oil distributor and gas station chain controlled by Grupo Mime. We used qualitative techniques and document analysis. The study population was composed by the group managers. The article details aspects such as modal, amount of inventory, number of customers, strategic partnerships, etc. The chain of stations began in the city of Jaraguá do Sul, SC, Brazil, in 1977. The Group started with only one gas station and today it includes the headquarters and 22 branches. The Oil Distribution activities started in 2002 and now it supplies products to nearly 500 gas stations. The Group is controlled by the four partners. The results show that the organization has efficient logistics and creates competitive advantage. The study concludes that the Group has competitiveness strategies, seeking integration, speed, flexibility, service quality and cost management.

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