Title: Financial performance measurement framework of automotive supply chains

Authors: Masoud Rahiminezhad Galankashi; Farimah Mokhatab Rafiei

Addresses: Department of Industrial, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Buein Zahra Technical University, Buein Zahra, Qazvin, Iran ' Department of Industrial Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract: This study develops a framework to assess financial performance of automotive supply chains. Financial supplier relationship management (FSRM), financial internal supply chain management (FISCM) and financial customer relationship management (FCRM) perspectives and their measures and metrics are considered to develop the framework. An expert-based questionnaire is designed to prove its applicability and importance. According to the results, most important and applicable metrics of FSRM is cost of raw materials/components. Regarding the FISCM, production cost is the most important and applicable metric of manufacturers. Additionally, the most important and applicable metrics of distributors are distribution/freight cost and pickup/warehouse place cost, respectively. Regarding FCRM, the most important metric of customers' measure is number of new customers while the most applicable metrics are product after sale service and customer loss rate. Following, the most important and applicable metric of collector is transportation cost. For recyclers, the most important and applicable metrics are holding and warehouse costs, and transportation costs, respectively.

Keywords: supply chain management; SCM; financial performance measures; reverse logistics; automotive industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPM.2022.123185

International Journal of Procurement Management, 2022 Vol.15 No.4, pp.522 - 556

Received: 22 Nov 2020
Accepted: 02 Feb 2021

Published online: 01 Jun 2022 *

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