Volume 3, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Page: 38-44
A Research Framework of Supply Chain Management in Ready Made Garments Industry of Bangladesh
Md. Farhan Shahriar, Customer Services, Avery Dennison Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bishwajit Banik Pathik, Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md. Mamun Habib, School of Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Received: Sep. 29, 2014;       Accepted: Oct. 5, 2014;       Published: Dec. 11, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.s.2014030601.16      View  3755      Downloads  1339
Abstract
This exploratory study addresses a conceptual supply chain management (SCM) model for ready-made garments (RMG) industry of Bangladesh. As different parties i.e. the suppliers, manufacturers, buyers etc. are involved in different phases of supply chain of this industry, every stage (procurement, manufacturing, replenishment, customer order) is conflicting with its next stage with the goals and objectives. In this conceptual model, attempts have been taken to create the layout and design of the procurement of raw materials, work-in-process, inventory and finished goods from various sources to the ultimate consumer in this garment business. This framework provides the opportunity to integrate and optimize the supply chain process of RMG industry of Bangladesh. The proposed conceptual framework for the RMG industry provides a novel approach for decision makers of supply chain components to review and appraise the performance toward fulfillment of ultimate goals, i.e. producing high-quality garments product, and reducing the wastage of human labor, time and money.
Keywords
Supply Chain Management, SCM Model for RMG, Ready-Made Garments (RMG), Supply Chain (SC)
To cite this article
Md. Farhan Shahriar, Bishwajit Banik Pathik, Md. Mamun Habib, A Research Framework of Supply Chain Management in Ready Made Garments Industry of Bangladesh, International Journal of Business and Economics Research. Special Issue: Supply Chain Management: Its Theory and Applications. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 38-44. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.s.2014030601.16
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