Managing agility in the downstream petroleum supply chain Online publication date: Tue, 25-Feb-2020
by Ashutosh Sheel; Y.P. Singh; Vishnu Nath
International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), Vol. 20, No. 2, 2020
Abstract: The aim of the current study is to examine the effect of marketing and supply chain orientation under environmental uncertainty on supply chain agility of downstream petroleum supply chain in India. Data was collected from 348 petrol stations in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, India. Path analysis was performed to know the strength of the relationship between the identified variables. The findings show that marketing orientation and supply chain orientation are antecedents of agility. Based on the findings, the study proposes solutions to issues being faced in the downstream petroleum supply chain in India. The current research applies past findings on supply chain agility in the context of downstream petroleum supply chains in India and addresses the lack of academic research as well as provides solutions to the identified issues of downstream petroleum supply chains in India.
Online publication date: Tue, 25-Feb-2020
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