Risk management and operational performance of logistics companies in Uganda. a case study of spedag interfreight Uganda limited

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between risk management and operational performance of logistics companies in Uganda. A case study of Spedag interfreight Uganda Limited. Also, to identify the risks faced by l9gistics companies and to determine the impact of operational risk on performance. A sample of 70 respondents was selected from the total population and the questionnaire was distributed in order to collect data to be analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and regression analysis was carried out in order to establish the relationship between the variables and the finding revealed that there was a significant relationship between the variables of the current research. Regression analysis showed that risk management significantly predicted 69% of operational performance of logistics companies. Based on the findings the researcher concluded that Risk management has a positive effect on operational performance of logistics companies in Uganda. This effect was significant at 5% level, B = 0.640, p 0.00 1. Logistics companies were recommended to enrich and embraces risk management practices in order to attain better performance in terms of profitability, dependability, flexibility and costs reduction.
A research report submitted to the college of economics and management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a bachelor’s degree in supply and procurement management of Kampala international university
Risk management, Operational Performance, Logistics, Companies, Uganda, Spedag interfreight Uganda limited