publication . Article . 2016

Supply chain design approaches for supply chain resilience: A qualitative study of South African fast-moving consumer goods grocery manufacturers

Theuns G. Kotze; Assilah Agigi; Wesley Niemann;
Open Access
  • Published: 29 Jan 2016 Journal: Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, volume 10 (issn: 2310-8789, eissn: 1995-5235, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
Orientation: In today’s globalised and complex business environment, firms are ever more vulnerable to supply chain disruptions, originating both internally and externally from the supply chain. Supply chain resilience minimises the impact of a disruption through design approaches, which allows the supply chain to respond appropriately to disruptive events. Research purpose: This article investigated the supply chain risks faced by grocery manufacturers in the South African fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry and explored supply chain design approaches that enable supply chain resilience. Motivation for the study: South African grocery manufacturers are f...
Subjects
free text keywords: supply chain risks, supply chain resilience, supply chain design, fast moving consumer goods, grocery manufacturers, Shipment of goods. Delivery of goods, HF5761-5780, Transportation and communications, HE1-9990, Manufacturing, business.industry, business, Supply chain, Value chain, Supply chain management, Marketing, Fast-moving consumer goods, Supply chain risk management, Service management, Demand chain
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