Supply chain management in the logistics industry: the case of Hong Kong
by Kee-Hung Lai, T.C.E. Cheng
International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (IJLSM), Vol. 1, No. 1, 2004

Abstract: This paper has three main objectives: to examine supply chain management (SCM) in the logistics industry in Hong Kong; to identify the potential problems to the industry of practising SCM; and to provide recommendations on the implementation of SCM for the industry. These objectives have been achieved in this paper by a review of the related literature, a survey administered to over 1,100 companies in the industry, and a panel discussion with a group of logistics academics and industry practitioners. The implications of the findings are discussed and recommendations for the development of SCM in the industry are provided.

Online publication date: Tue, 19-Oct-2004

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