HALAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN HALAL INDUSTRY: A REVIEW

Nor Wazirah Radzman Shah

Abstract


The emergence of Halal industry in Malaysia has a positive relation with Supply Chain Management. Logistics activities play a significant role as one of the important element throughout the supply chain process. In logistics activities, those industry players that were involved in the process are the manufacturers/suppliers, the mode of transportation, the storage/warehouse, the clients/customers and the third-party logistics (3PL) or sometimes known as the logistics service providers (LSP). This study attempts to review the surface of implementing Halal transportation providers especially for the Halal food industry in Malaysia. According to Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC, 2009), among the elements of controlling ‗Halal‘ in logistics activities is monitoring Halal performances in transportations activities that should comply with the Shariah principle. Malaysia has all the necessary infrastructure that aid the growth of the Halal industry, the concern lies in the operational practice by industry players in understanding the knowledge and related issues pertaining to the Halal supply chain in order to stay competitive in the growing business market.

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