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ICT modelling solutions for 3PLs' decision making process in global transport and logistics environments


Omotayo, Adebare and Melan, Mustakim (2018) ICT modelling solutions for 3PLs' decision making process in global transport and logistics environments. In: 2nd Conference on Technology & Operations Management (2ndCTOM), February 26-27, 2018, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia,. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

There are many obstacles, challenges and associated matters related to the logistics, supply chain management and transportation system. These includes, among others, safety, cost and quality the necessitate real solutions and enhancement.In the process of evaluating the efficiency and the quality of the solutions, the notions and inputs from the expert is significant most important when there is limited means and restrictions.Despite the growth of the third party logistics service providers (3PLs) unsuccessful logistics decision making is still a growing concern in the transport and logistics sector. However, the introduction of ICT modelling solutions for enhancing the process of decision making by the 3PLs in the business of logistics outsourcing has been seen as a step in a good direction.The advancement and management of logistics and transportation system is germane in the economic and social growth of a country, hence, the need for decision-making procedure that must be founded on realistic method. Based on this background, this study adopt the ICT model solutions to propose a series of variable factors that influence the logistics decision making process in the context of Malaysia.It also looks at the benefits of each factor that is considered good in the process of decision making of 3PLs. The aim of the study is to offer assistance to 3PLs practitioners operating under the factors involved in the logistics outsourcing decisions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT modelling solution, 3PLs, decision making; global transport and logistics environment.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2018 00:38
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2018 00:38
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24203

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