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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Digital maturity of the transport and logistics system of the Russian Federation border region

Vol. 22, Iss. 3, MARCH 2024

Received: 1 June 2023

Received in revised form: 7 August 2023

Accepted: 22 October 2023

Available online: 15 March 2024


JEL Classification: R40, R58

Pages: 404–423


Elena V. BOLGOVA Samara State Transport University (SSTU), Samara, Russian Federation

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Sergei A. BOLGOV Samara State Transport University (SSTU), Samara, Russian Federation

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Marina V. KURNIKOVA Samara State University of Economics (SSEU), Samara, Russian Federation

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Subject. This article discusses the role of the transport system in ensuring the national security of Russia and the prospects for scientific, technical and economic cooperation with neighboring countries.
Objectives. The article aims to comprehensively assess the level of digital maturity of the transport and logistics system of the Samara Oblast.
Methods. For the study, we used the methods of rating and integral analyses.
Results. The article finds that in the Samara Oblast, the level of digital maturity of the transport and logistics system is lower than the target values on average in Russia, which is unacceptable for a geostrategic area.
Conclusions. An increase in the number of personal computers in transport organizations of the Oblast and the active introduction of special software tools that help carry out financial settlements in electronic form are the most important tasks for the development of the transport and logistics system of the Samara Oblast.

Keywords: border region, transport and logistics system, digital maturity, geostrategic border areas, regional economy


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