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Running head: LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAINLogistic and Supply Chain(Literature Review)Name of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor’s NoteTable of Contents
2LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN1. Introduction:................................................................................................................................32. Components:................................................................................................................................42.1 Problem formulation:.................................................................................................................42.2 Literature search:.......................................................................................................................52.1.1 Overview of the concept:........................................................................................................52.2.2 Related theories and concept..................................................................................................62.2.3 Impact of supply chain process on the overall organizational performance..........................82.3 Data evaluation:.........................................................................................................................92.4 Analysis and interpretation:.......................................................................................................93. Definition and purpose:.............................................................................................................103.1 Overall summary.....................................................................................................................103.2 Previous literature review........................................................................................................103.3 Literature gap...........................................................................................................................113.4 Future scope.............................................................................................................................11Reference List:...............................................................................................................................12
3LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN1. Introduction:With the rapid progress of globalization, organizations have to face innumerablechallenges in maintaining image and reputation amidst competitors’ market threat. Maintainingthe superior quality of products as well as services is not the primary aim of a businessorganization. The business experts focus on supply chain management very efficiently so that theproducts can be reached to the proper destination within time. The overarching concept, supplychain management implies a set of rhythmic flow both upstream and downstream of productsand services based on which the organizational managers associated with supply chaindepartment delivers the product to proper destination.The current business scenario of global trend is going to be more challenging where thecustomers have increased their level of expectation while receiving the services. Customers inpresent scenario get innumerable substitutes before purchasing a particular product. Therefore,the role of business experts is to make the entire operation process systematically. In order to runa business in theairline industrythe supply chain department has to be very much systematicfor maintaining entire transportation system effectively. As per the global trend, airline industryis aiming to expand their business wings in different multinational countries. In order to maintainthe international business trends organizations are facing challenges in managing their entiresupply chain process.
4LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN2. Components:2.1 Problem formulation:Tako and Robinson (2012) stated thatthe entire success of business in the airline industryis highly dependent on supply chain management. Recently it has been observed that thisspecific industry is facing innumerable challenges in collaborating with their workers withinsupply chain department due to several reasons. The number of workforce strength within supplychain process is not very high.Operation managers of supply chain division have to facedifficulties in maintaining entire transportation system effectively. Large number of businessorganizations belonging to airline industry deal with international customers in order to expandtheir business in the global market.Prajogo and Olhager (2012) opined thatwhile shipping anyproduct to the proper destination the supply chain managers have to be dependent on servicesprovided by the employees. However, this specific problem has become a major concern withinthis department.Employees associated with this very specific department are facing challenges incommunicating with the organizational managers effectively due to cultural barriers as well aslinguistic barriers. Due to the communication gap, the customers would not get effective serviceswithin stipulated time. Ultimately, it affects on the overall productivity of the organization. Inaddition, one more crucial problem has been identified within the supply chain process of thisvery specific business industry.Themodern air transport industryintends to operate theirbusiness within a liberal market context. Government controls over fares, taxes,, market entry aswell as capacity that is continued in numerous small countries. Recently it has been observed thatthe organization faces challenges in maintaining equal rapport with suppliers due to gap of
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