Strategic Supply Chain Management Theory

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The resource-based view (RBV) theory has a strong history of usefulness in strategic supply chain management and logistics (SCML). The model applied to develop a reverse logistics competency are survey development and sample, measurement of variables, measurement of model, and reliability and validity. In the first method, a survey was managing the employees involved with supply chain relationships. In this research stated that Dillman (2000) proposed a survey design procedure which is the selection of questions were based on a review of previous literature and in some cases adjustments were made. This is to prior scales in order to fit the specific context of this study. The final survey was conducted through Zoomerang, an Internet research…show more content…
There are some benefits of adopting reverse logistics. Firstly, (Tibben-Lembke, 1998) research article mention that reverse logistics can increase the total cost of ownership. Secondly, (Rogers and Tibben-Lembke, 2011) mention that a good reverse logistics practices can reduce the customer’s risk when buying a product and also increase the customer value to make a firm more competitive. The researchers use CLSC model to manage the recycling and recovery process of end-of-life (EOL) products. Recycling and recovery process considers collecting the packages at the point of sale and transporting them to a recovery center to be conditioned before sending to recyclers (Mario Manuel Monsreal Barrera, Oliverio Cruz-Mejia, 2014). It is including product acquisition, reverse logistics, inspection and disposition, reconditioning and distribution and selling of the recovered products. However, there are some possible user alternatives for handling EOL products. The authors also utilized qualitative methods to examine a proposed reverse logistics system for EOL products to describe the external factors affecting reverse logistics activities (A. Michael Knemeyer, Thomas G. Ponzurick and Cyril M. Logar,…show more content…
Resources commitment are essential for reverse logistics capabilities. Information as a sources of reverse logistics becomes essential because investing in information technology can help retailers develop a sustainable competitive advantages. Information systems (IS) capabilities are recognized as playing an important role in managing RL processes.
The fourth hypotheses is contractual arrangements are positively related to reverse logistics capabilities. Contractual arrangements are part of a socialization process with other channel members that involves arranging relationships that intentionally promote goal consistency. Firm can minimize the risk of opportunism from supply chain partners through implementation of governance mechanisms that could reduce the amount of opportunistic behaviour. Formal contracts is one of the method for reducing the risk. It outline the goals, responsibilities and benefits of the supply chain partner

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