Sustainable Supply Chain Management in the Automotive Industry: A Process-Oriented Review
Author(s)Masoumi, S. Maryam; Kazemi, Nima; Abdul-Rashid, Salwa Hanim
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The holistic shift from traditional supply chain to sustainable supply chain has been practiced in different industries for many years. The automotive industry, as one of the largest and most influential industries in the world, could have a substantial effect on the movement toward a sustainable society. Despite the growing body of literature in the field of sustainable supply chain management, there is no review article that comprehensively synthesizes the state-of-the-art research in the automotive industry. To cover this gap, this paper reviews the sustainable supply chain management literature in the automotive industry published between 1995 and 2017. A systematic review and content analysis were conducted to collect the studies and analyze their content. The content analysis was structured based upon a set of key business processes following the Integration Definition Function (IDEF0) method, which is a structured approach of analyzing business processes. The study provides a practical guideline for designing a sustainable automotive supply chain and culminates with the outlined research gaps and recommendations for future research.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Transportation & Logistics
Masoumi, S. Maryam et al. "Sustainable Supply Chain Management in the Automotive Industry: A Process-Oriented Review." Sustainability 11, 14 (July 2019): 3945 © 2019 The Authors
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