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Title: Factors influencing supply chain management in soft drinks industries, a case study of crown beverages ltd, Nakawa Kampala
Authors: Naggita, Lynate
Keywords: supply chain
management
soft drinks industries
crown beverages
Issue Date: Apr-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: This study assessed the factors influencing supply chain management in soft drinks industries, using Crown Beverages Ltd, Nakawa as the case study. The study specifically sought to (1) to examine the factors affecting the supply chain; (2) to examine the problems faced in supply chain management; (3) to find solutions to the problems faced in supply chain management; and (4) to evaluate the contribution of supply chain management in organizations. The study of the literature revealed critical information as regards to the research objectives. In order to achieve the objectives, both qualitative and quantitative methods were used is this study. Data was got from both primary and secondary sources. Primary data was collected using questionnaires that were administered to a sample size of 40employees of Crown Beverages Ltd. Interviews were also carried out by the researcher on across the sampled size ranging from top management official, and employees of Crown Beverages Lt. Secondary data was gathered from; publications, internet, and other published documents. Data was analyzed and presented both in tables and graphical forms. The findings of the study revealed the factors affecting the supply chain, the problems faced in supply chain management, the solutions to the problems faced in supply chain management and the contribution of supply chain management in organizations. Major factors, problems, solutions and contributions are highlighted as shown in chapter four. It was recommended in the study that; the way to better the operations and business performance in the organizations is by considering the factors influencing supply chain management and making sure that it is implemented and promoted in all the transactions and functions of the organization in order to yield substantial results in boosting the supply chain in organizations. Supply chain management should be made a part of the decision making criteria for the organization since mangers seek to adopt the most appropriate techniques that will aid the entire organization to achieve its objectives and the most important decisions about supply chain structure are likely to concern the shape of the chain in terms of its width and length, the number of distinct facilities, their function, transport arrangements, relations between organizations, and so on.
Description: A research report submitted to the College of Economics and Management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelors Degree of Supplies and Procurement of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/12857
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