Application of the Adapted SCOR Model to the Leather Industry: An Ethiopian Case Study

  • Fasika Bete Georgise
  • Klaus-Dieter Thoben
  • Marcus Seifert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)


Competitiveness and deregulation in the leather industry require new type cooperation among the supply chain members to increase the efficiency and profitability. The leather and leather products industry is a significant part of the developing countries’ economy. Even though the sector contributes a considerable amount of income, the sector has a lot of challenges that can be improved to increase value for the firms. The application of the model is gaining importance in the current literature. The application of the model facilitates the mapping of business processes for better understanding the supply chain members. In this paper, the adapted SCOR model is applied to the leather industry to find processes with higher pains to further improve Ethiopian leather industry. Semi-structured interview and industrial visits have been employed as research methods. The case study has demonstrated how the firms in developing countries can be benefited with application of the SCOR.


Leather industry Model Adapted SCOR Ethiopia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fasika Bete Georgise
    • 1
    • 2
  • Klaus-Dieter Thoben
    • 3
  • Marcus Seifert
    • 3
  1. 1.International Graduate School for Dynamics in Logistics (IGS)University of BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Electromechanical EngineeringHawassa UniversityHawassaEthiopia
  3. 3.Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH—BIBABremenGermany

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