Assessment of supply chain agility in the Indian garment industry
Siddharth Shankar Rai and
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Siddharth Shankar Rai: Assistant Professor; Logistics Management, Rajeev Gandhi South Campus, Banaras Hindu University, Barkacha, India & Research Scholar, SMVD University Katra, J&K
Sunil Girib: Associate Professor; Operations Management, Management Development Institute, Murshidabad, India
Asian Journal of Empirical Research, 2019, vol. 9, issue 10, 265-280
The research aims to provide a supply chain agility framework with stage-wise holistic assessment of the performance and binding relationships. The study considers agility at three stages: supply, manufacturing, and distribution. It applies structural equation modelling to examine the impact of major determinants as strategic partnership, information sharing, resilience, sourcing flexibility, and order fulfillment flexibility on stage-wise agility in the supply chain. The analysis has uncovered that manufacturing agility is affected by all the determinants while supply agility is not affected by any constructs of flexibility of sourcing and order fulfillment in the Indian garment industry. Distribution agility is significantly affected by all the determinants but information sharing and resilience, which can be caused by infrastructure constraints in the Indian conditions. The research provides important implications for practitioners and researchers.
Keywords: Supply chain agility; Supply agility; Manufacturing agility; Distribution agility; Garment supply chain; India (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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