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Effect of Supply Chain Management on Organizational Performance of selected Fast Moving Consumer Goods in Karu, Nigeria

Volume: 108  ,  Issue: 1 , September    Published Date: 07 September 2022
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 41  ,  Download: 30 , Pages: 145 - 168    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001081920223856

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# Author Name
1 Emmanuel Odiba Anaja
2 Esther Yimi Bagobiri

Abstract

The study examined the effect of supply chain management on organizational performance of selected fast moving consumer goods in Karu local government area. The study has a general objected of ascertain the effect of supply chain management on organizational performance with specific objective to; investigate the effect of strategic supplier partnership on organizational performance of selected FMCGs in Karu L.G.A, assess the effect of information sharing on organizational performance of selected FMCGs in Karu L.G.A and evaluate the effect of customer relationship on organizational performance of selected FMCGs in Karu L.G.A. The study employed a survey research design and data used was primary data. The questionnaire was the data collection instrument used in collecting primary data and it was worded in a positive tone. The population of the study was the employees in charge of supply chain management decisions in the selected fast moving consumer goods manufacturers in Karu L.G.A which was six hundred and thirty two (632) that is four hundred and forty one (441) water factories and one hundred and ninety one (191) bread factories. The sample size was gotten by way of Taro Yamane formula and was 245, but 30% was added in the event of wrongful filling, unreturned questionnaire and response bias, which brought the total number of questionnaires distributed to 319 with 300 returned. Data was presented via tables and analyzed by way descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and regression analysis. The result from the study showed that the independent variable could predict 88% of variation in the dependent variable while 12% of variation could be explained by other factors not captured by the study. The study also found that strategic supplier partnership, customer relationship management and information sharing all have a statistically significant effect and relationship on organizational performance, with information sharing being the highest contributor. The study concluded that supply chain management had a positive and significant effect on organizational performance of selected fast moving consumer goods in Karu L.G.A. the study recommended that the organizations should emphasize and be consistent with these supply chain management practices as they are critical in increasing organizational performance in an effective and efficient manner.