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Title: Supply chain performance in transport logistics: An assessment by service providers
Authors: Lai, Kee-hung Mike
Cheng, T. C. Edwin
Subjects: Transport logistics industry
Supply chain
Importance-performance analysis
Performance measurement
Issue Date: Sep-2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: International journal of logistics research and applications, 1 Sep. 2003, v. 6, no. 3, p. 151-164.
Abstract: This study presents an assessment of supply chain performance (SCP) in transport logistics by service providers in the transport logistics industry in Hong Kong. The industry is broadly defined as encompassing firms involved in the business of serving the physical flows of goods from a point of origin, i.e. shippers, to a point of destination, i.e. consignees, in a supply chain. These firms include those in sea transport, freight forwarding, air transport and third-party logistics services. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with firms in the industry to evaluate their perceived SCP in transport logistics and the attached importance from both cost and service perspectives. The study findings provide managerial insights for firms in the industry to understand their SCP in transport logistics and benchmark areas for performance improvement.
Description: DOI: 10.1080/367556031000123115
Rights: © 2003 Taylor & Francis Ltd.
This is an electronic version of an article published in K.H. Lai and T.C.E. Cheng(2003), International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 6(3), 151-164. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com, the open URL of the article: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1367-5567&volume=6&&issue=3&spage=151.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/1147
ISSN: 1367-5567 print
1469-848X online
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