Supply chain management practices in Asia Pacific today

Amanda McMullan (Logistics and Business Operations, KPMG, Melbourne, Australia)

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

ISSN: 0960-0035

Publication date: 1 December 1996


Examines the state of supply chain management practices in the Asia Pacific region and presents results of a survey distributed to some of the region’s biggest companies, representing, for example, the chemical, food, transport, communications and automotive industries. Identifies key supply chain management issues such as information technology, inventory, internal and external infrastructures, studies, and roles and responsibilities. Explores the competitive strategies adopted by management to improve supply chain management performance, and examines the means by which companies evaluate the performance levels of critical components of the supply chain management function.



McMullan, A. (1996), "Supply chain management practices in Asia Pacific today", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 26 No. 10, pp. 79-95.

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Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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