An Exploratory Treatise on Consciousness and Espousal of Halal Supply-Chain: An Indian Perspective
Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, Vol.4, No.2, pp.69-74. ISSN: 2288-4637. DOI: 10.13106/jafeb.2017.vol4.no2.69
6 Pages Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Date Written: May 30, 2017
The purpose of this research is to be acquainted with the awareness and approval of halal supply chain among Indian manufacturers and distribution network members for haulage and warehousing activities from the perception of respective service suppliers. A total of 20 respondents, which consist of 10 transportation companies and 10 warehousing companies from the State of Andhra Pradesh in India were selected for the study by using purposive sampling method. The principal focal points of the discussions are on awareness and adoption of halal transportation and warehousing services chosen for the study in the comprehensive halal supply chain. A total of 90 percent and 70 percent of respondents from the transportation and warehousing companies respectively agreed that they know only about the concept of halal but do not have any exposure and ken on the halal supply chain. However, findings of this research won’t have extensive validity in the market, gaining an enough familiarity with the halal supply chain in the Indian social context is of immense importance. This is a pioneering attempt aimed to investigate the awareness and adoption levels of halal supply chain among Indian businessmen which are precious for supply chain companies to customize their services in the country as well to the world of academia.
Keywords: Halal, Supply chain, Transportation, Warehousing, India
JEL Classification: L91, M10, N75, Z12
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