Advertisement

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)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Leather industry Model Adapted SCOR Ethiopia 

References

  1. Audy JF et al. (2011) A SCOR-based framework to portray wood supply systems—preliminary results from the United-States, France and Chile, 34th Council on Forest EngineeringGoogle Scholar
  2. Bolstorff P, Rosenbaum R (2003) supply chain excellence: a handbook for dramatic improvement using the SCOR model. AMACOM, American Management AssociationGoogle Scholar
  3. Di Martinelly C, Riane F, Guinet A (2009) A Porter-SCOR modeling approach for the hospital supply chain. Int J Logistics Syst Manage 5(3–4):436–455. doi: 10.1504/IJLSM.2009.022506 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Georgise FB, Thoben K-D, Seifert M (2013) Implementing the SCOR model best practices for supply chain improvement in developing countries. Int J u- e- Serv Sci Technol 6(4):13–26Google Scholar
  5. Golparvar M, Seifbarghy M (2009) Application of SCOR model in an oil-producing company. J Indus Eng 4(2009):59–69Google Scholar
  6. Goyal P (2012) SCOR implementation in E&TC compaies. Int J Res Eng IT Social Sci 2(5):99–117Google Scholar
  7. Irfan D, Xiaofei X, Shengchun D (2008) A SCOR reference model of the supply chain management system in an enterprise. Int Arab J Inf Technol 5(3):285–295Google Scholar
  8. Mulubrhan F (2010) Integrating supply chain for improved export market of Ethiopian leather product, Graduate project (unpublished), Addis Ababa UniversityGoogle Scholar
  9. Persson F, Bengtsson (2010) Construction logistics improvements using the scor model—tornet case. In: Vallespir B, Alix, T (ed) Advances in production management systems, 2009. Bordeaux, France, 21–23, 211–218. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-16358-6_27
  10. Salazar F, Caro1 M, Cavazos, J (2012) Final review of the application of the SCOR model: supply chain for biodiesel castor—Colombia case. J Technol Innovations Renew Energy 1:39–47Google Scholar
  11. Salman M, Iqbal SA, Khalid R (2012) Implementing SCOR (Supply Chain Operation Reference) model in manufacturing firm of a developing country, 978-1-4673-2460-1/12, IEEE, 465–469. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38445-5_108
  12. Seifbarghy M, Akbari RM, Sajadieh MS (2010) Analyzing the supply chain using SCOR model in a steel producing company, computers and industrial engineering (CIE), 40th international conference on 25–28 July 2010, pp 1–6. doi:  10.1109/ICCIE.2010.5668328
  13. Sonobe T, Akoten JE, Otsuka K (2007) The development of the footwear industry in Ethiopia: how different is it from the East Asian experience? prepared for the global development network annual conference. Beijing, China, January 2007Google Scholar
  14. Tegegne G-E (2007) Impacts of Chinese imports and coping strategies of local producers: the case of small scale footwear enterprises in Ethiopia. J Modern African Studies 45(4)Google Scholar
  15. UNIDO (2002) A blueprint for the african leather industry a development, investment and trade guide for the leather industry in Africa, 2002Google Scholar
  16. UNIDO (2011) Technical assistance project for the upgrading of the Ethiopian leather and leather products industry, progress report covering January–December 2011Google Scholar
  17. Xia LXX (2006) Supply chain modelling and improvement in telecom industry: a case study. In: (ed) Industrial informatics, 2006 IEEE international conference on 2006, pp 1159–1164Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

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

Personalised recommendations