Title: Supply chain agility information systems with key factors for fashion industry competitiveness

Authors: Mustafid; Sarrah Ade Karimariza; Ferry Jie

Addresses: Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia ' Study Program of Information Systems, School of Post Graduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia ' School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Western, Australia

Abstract: The fashion industry has attained fast growth in the world with competitive market under conditions of uncertainty as a result of innovations in information technology and the fast changing needs of consumers. This paper develops supply chain agility information systems for fashion industry to support achievement of supply chain performance. The systems is designed theoretically and based on case study of a specific fashion industry. The finding proposes the framework of supply chain agility information systems for fashion industry within the framework of integrated information systems involving the influence of agile characteristics on each chain to improve supply chain performance. The supply chain performance comprised of three dimensions and 13 factors of the three dimensions which obtained from experts of fashion industry. The analysis using fuzzy DEMATEL ANP confirm the dimension of makes market sensitiveness and factors of customer satisfaction are key factors for fashion industry competitiveness.

Keywords: supply chain; supply chain agility; SCA; information systems; integrated information systems; supply chain performance; agile characteristics; fashion industry; market sensitiveness; materials flow; transaction flow; fashion industry competitiveness; fuzzy-DEMATEL-ANP.

DOI: 10.1504/IJASM.2018.091352

International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 2018 Vol.11 No.1, pp.1 - 22

Received: 31 Jan 2017
Accepted: 20 Jul 2017

Published online: 19 Apr 2018 *

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