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Purchasing and logistic management: The challenges in coordinating the logistics activities within and among purchaser and the supplier


Lim, Ming Tian and Mohamed Ismail, Risyawati (2013) Purchasing and logistic management: The challenges in coordinating the logistics activities within and among purchaser and the supplier. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK IV), 14-16 Mei 2013, Foyer Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah UUM.

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Abstract

Nowadays, logistics management is regarded as a strategy on its own.Logistics in many companies remained a crucial element that could disrupt the operation if unfittingly handled.One of the main problems is the difficulty to measure logistics success.There are also issues in indicating the contribution of logistics to the company and the value-added created by means of logistics.The purpose of this paper is to examine the issues and challenges faced by the purchasers as well as the relevant parties involved in the industry.These issues have been the hindrance for logistics effectiveness in Malaysia. Purchasers faced this problem for a very long period, which will lead to the problem between purchasers and the suppliers. This paper attempts to open up various issues surrounding this complex and fragmented industry. It thus, provided a base for future researchers to examine any aspects of logistics and supply chain management between supplier and purchaser in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Penyunting Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Chong Khai Lin, Faizatul Akmar Abdul Nifa & Suria Musa. e-ISBN 978-983-2078-77-7 Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) dengan kerjasama Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri (CUIC) Diterbitkan oleh: Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Logistic management, procurement , Just in time (JIT)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Risyawati Mohamed Ismail
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2014 03:07
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 01:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11604

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