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Supply chain integration, just-in-time and logistics performance: A suppliers perspective in automotive industry in Malaysia


Chinniah, Muruga and Sundram, Veera Pandian Kaliani and Bhatti, Mohammad Awais (2013) Supply chain integration, just-in-time and logistics performance: A suppliers perspective in automotive industry in Malaysia. In: 10th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2013, 23rd – 25th August 2013, Hotel Bayview Beach Resort Batu Feringgi, Penang, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper examines whether the supply chain integration, just-in-time (JIT) purchasing and JIT manufacturing could impact the logistics performance of suppliers in the automobile industry in Malaysia.An empirical study was conducted in the Malaysia Automobile Industry and the theoretical model was tested using regression analysis.Data were collected using mail questionnaires which were distributed to suppliers of Malaysian automotive manufacturers.The survey was administered to the management level identified from a list of executive personnel and to those who were actually in charge of logistics operations.Among one hundred respondents, 91 were considered as valid from those who practice supply chain integration for their business operations. The findings reveal supply chain integration, JIT purchasing and JIT manufacturing had direct and significant benefits to logistics performance.The scope of this study was by design limited to participant responded within a particular time frame and was only given a single opportunity to respond. The proposed framework provides significant contribution to the performance of logistics operations automotive manufacturing industry and furthermore enables logistics practitioners to gain better understanding of these factors effecting logistics performance.In addition, till to date, no studies has been conducted on the effect of supply chain integration and just-in-time towards logistics performance mainly in the automotive industry particularly in developing county, Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: Universiti Sains Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Muhammad Awais Bhatti
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 09:19
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 01:42
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12944

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