Supply Chain Manufacturing Practices (SCMP): An Approach to Become Global Dairy Leader

Supply Chain Manufacturing Practices (SCMP): An Approach to Become Global Dairy Leader

Rajeev Kumar (Rajiv Gandhi South Campus (RGSC), Banaras Hindu University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2867-9.ch010

Abstract

The chapter attempts to find out the relationship between the supply chain manufacturing practices (SCMP) and organizational performance, which are identified as financial and market performance. In the context of SCM, the financial and market performance factor is operationalized in terms of market share, return of total assets to firms, profit margin annuals sales growth, frequency of stock out, backorder rate, etc. Multiple regression analysis statistical technique has been used for the analysis of the adoption continuum questions in order to find the predictor variables for various performance measuring variables. The findings suggest that of supply chain manufacturing practices (SCMP) play a crucial role in enhancing the performance of the dairies companies in the form of increase in performance matrix indicators (i.e., level of supplier's defect-free deliveries, inventory turnover, frequency of stock out, backorder rate, sales growth, profit margin, return on investment, return on assets to firm).
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Role Of Supply Chain Manufacturing Practices (Scmp) In The Indian Dairy Industry

In the dairy industry, supply chain manufacturing practices (SCMP) play a significant role as they set the guidelines to assure that food products are manufactured and stored under safe and sanitary conditions. Good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines are established to satisfy regulatory requirements as well as maintain high quality standards of the products supplied to your customers. Good manufacturing practices should be followed by dairy plant owners, operators and employees in order to maximally assure the production of safe and sanitary products at all times. In order to maintain high quality of milk and milk products, the Indian dairy industry needs good manufacturing practices (GMP’s), so that it can assure that milk and milk products are manufactured and stored under safe and sanitary conditions. There are some guidelines of GMP which offer suggestions for measures and precautions that should be taken regarding employee health, food handling practices, appearance, personal hygiene, plant procedures, plant and equipment design, maintenance, and sanitation. It is important that every employee be made knowledgeable and aware of the necessity of adhering to these guidelines at all times, that the guidelines be re-emphasized on a regular basis and that regular assessment and review of how well the guidelines are being followed is conducted by management. There are various guidelines for good supply chain manufacturing practices (GMPs) given by Smith et al (1995) for dairy processing plants, which help in enhancing organizational performance, which are categorized into six factors briefed below:

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