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Recent Developments In The Practice Of Supply Chain Management And Logistics In India


  • Celik Parkan

    () (Long Island University)

  • Rameshwar Dubey

    (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies – CMES,Dehradun)


The Indian manufacturing and service industries are at a defining moment of rapid advancement and explosion, which is expected to take the country to the next level of global competitiveness. This paper reviews the recent events that have shaped the country’s economic and business landscape and argues for the urgency of a significant modernization of its logistics and supply chain management practices.

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  • Celik Parkan & Rameshwar Dubey, 2009. "Recent Developments In The Practice Of Supply Chain Management And Logistics In India," Portuguese Journal of Management Studies, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa, vol. 0(1), pages 71-88.
  • Handle: RePEc:pjm:journl:v:xiv:y:2009:i:1:p:71-88

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    retail supply chain management; TPS (Tata Production System);

    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology


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