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Halal logistic services, trust and satisfaction amongst Malaysian 3PL service providers

Nur Izatul Irani Binti Selim (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Suhaiza Zailani (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Azmin Azliza Aziz (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Muhammad Khalilur Rahman (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Journal of Islamic Marketing

ISSN: 1759-0833

Article publication date: 9 September 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This study aims to empirically examine a model of the halal logistic services, its impact on manufacturers’ trust and satisfaction.

Design/methodology/approach

This study was conducted through survey questionnaires after an extensive review of the literature. A total of 564 samples of the questionnaire were distributed to logistics management representatives of halal manufacturing companies in Malaysia. This survey was carried out to measure the respondents’ perception of halal manufacturers’ satisfaction with third-party logistic (3PL) service providers in Malaysia. The instruments/survey incorporate halal assurance services, halal service diversity and halal service procedure as the antecedents of halal manufacturers’ trust and satisfaction.

Findings

The findings indicate that halal assurance services and halal service procedure are positively associated with manufacturers’ trust and satisfaction, while halal service diversity is not associated with it. The study also shows that manufacturers’ attitude play a mediator role between the halal logistic service and manufacturers’ satisfaction.

Originality/value

The study provides useful information in understanding the importance of halal logistic services and more particularly aims at facilitating 3PL service providers to offer halal logistic services quality that suits the manufacturers’ needs.

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Citation

Selim, N.I.I.B., Zailani, S., Aziz, A.A. and Rahman, M.K. (2019), "Halal logistic services, trust and satisfaction amongst Malaysian 3PL service providers", Journal of Islamic Marketing, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-05-2018-0088

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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