Enhancing Supply Chain Performance through Effective Transportation

Vipul Chalotra

Abstract


Effective transportation management is vital for successful operations of any firm as transportation now-a-days accounts for major cost of distribution. Product manufactured at one place is globally required, so role of transportation becomes indispensable. The present study highlights the transportation modes and strategies used in 44 small scale units operating in district Udhampur of J&K State. The research framework was examined by empirical analysis of primary data collected. Validity and reliability of the scales in the construct were assessed through BTS and Cronbach-alpha. The results of ranking tables revealed that transportation cost is the main factor that influences transportation mode and vehicle cost is the main cost that affects transportation decisions.

Keywords


Transportation;Supply Chain;SSIs

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