Title

Process-based common supply chain management practices in manufacturing firms

Source of Publication

International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management

Abstract

Copyright © 2020 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Present study explore common supply chain management practices (SCMPs) and investigate how these practices facilitate the development of supply chain capabilities. The study adopts an exploratory case study approach with the content analysis of the data collected through semi-structured interviews, followed by site visits to 14 Australian manufacturing firms. The findings show six common SCMPs in the case study firms. Findings also demonstrate how these practices promote and further develop inter-organisational and intra-organisational integration, coordination for increased responsiveness and delivering valued services to customers in supply chain. The practices explored can be used as a supply chain framework for the manufacturing industry which can provide an effective tool for developing increased responsiveness in the supply chain through capabilities of integration, coordination and valued services delivery. Moreover, this study for the first time explores how supply chain capabilities emerge from SCMPs and how do both differ.

Document Type

Article

Publisher

Inderscience Publishers

First Page

371

Last Page

388

Publication Date

1-1-2020

DOI

10.1504/ijlsm.2020.111388

Scopus ID

85097028386

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