Logistics Performance Definition and Measurement

Logistics Performance Definition and Measurement Concerns the definition and measurement of performance in logistics research. A review of the literature reveals a variety of constraints which make it difficult to draw broad inferences from the literature about the relationship between a given logistics strategy and performance. Discusses low logistics performance has been and could be conceptualized, operationally defined, measured and utilized. The limitations of alternative research designs and performance measures are revealed. Recommendations are made to improve the quality of future research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0960-0035
DOI
10.1108/09600039410055981
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Abstract

Concerns the definition and measurement of performance in logistics research. A review of the literature reveals a variety of constraints which make it difficult to draw broad inferences from the literature about the relationship between a given logistics strategy and performance. Discusses low logistics performance has been and could be conceptualized, operationally defined, measured and utilized. The limitations of alternative research designs and performance measures are revealed. Recommendations are made to improve the quality of future research.

Journal

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1994

Keywords: Logistics; Performance measurement; Research; Surveys

References

  • Long‐term Channel Member Relationships
    Gassenheimer, J.B.; Sterling, J.U.; Robicheaux, R.A.
  • Logistics Performance in Europe: The Challenge of 1992
    Cooper, J.C.; Browne, M.; Peters, M.
  • The Impact of Formalization on Warehousing Firms
    Daugherty, P.J.; Stank, T.P.; Rogers, D.S.
  • The Status and Impact of Logistics Issues in the Success of Co‐production via Maquiladoras
    Fawcett, S.E.
  • Measuring organizational Performance in the Absence of Objective Measures: The Case of the Privately Held Firm and Conglomerate Business Unit
    Dess, G.G.; Robinson, R.B., Jr

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