Logistics quality management practices and performance of international distribution centre operators

Ching Chiao Yang, Christina Wong, Ting Yu Liao

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This study quantitatively examines the enabler and performance outcomes of logistics quality management in the context of international distribution centre operators based on absorptive capacity theory. A total 110 usable surveys were collected by the questionnaire survey and a two-step structural equation modelling (SEM) approach including confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was subsequently employed to evaluate the values of logistics quality management. The results of SEM show that logistics information integration is positively related to the implementation of logistics quality management, which in turn has a positive impact on logistics services and organisational performance. Findings also confirm the mediating roles of logistics quality management and logistics service performance in this study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-326
Number of pages27
JournalInternational Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021


  • Absorptive capacity theory
  • Logistics information integration
  • Logistics quality management
  • LQM
  • SEM
  • Structural equation modelling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Transportation
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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