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Halal logistics: practices, integration and performance of logistics service providers

Noorliza Karia (Department of Operations, School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Malaysia)

Journal of Islamic Marketing

ISSN: 1759-0833

Publication date: 18 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to examine the halal value creation in halal logistics practices and halal logistics integration in delivering halal products and/or services by investigating the effects of halal logistics practices on halal logistics performance and the role of halal logistics integration as a mediator.

Design/methodology/approach

Partial least square is performed on a survey data of 129 Malaysian logistics service providers.

Findings

The novel findings affirm that halal logistics practices comprising of physical segregation of halal products from non-halal in halal warehousing, halal transportation and halal terminal positively affect halal logistics performance. The most novel finding is that halal logistics integration positively affect halal logistics performance and mediate, significantly the relationship between halal warehousing and halal transportation and halal logistics performance.

Practical implications

Managers/logisticians should aware that halal value creation in halal logistics practices have a positive effect on halal logistics performance and they should appreciate halal logistics practices and halal logistics integration to realize a better halal logistics performance towards halal logistics implementation.

Originality/value

The results draw the novel contributions of halal logistics practices and mediating effects of halal logistics integration between halal logistics practices and halal logistics performance that have never been published.

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Citation

Karia, N. (2019), "Halal logistics: practices, integration and performance of logistics service providers", Journal of Islamic Marketing, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-08-2018-0132

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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