The Effects of Transaction Attributes on Logistics Performance: Empirical Study on Sudanese Food and Beverage Companies

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of logistics and Transport Management, International Maritime College Oman, Sohar, Oman

2 Ahfad university of women, School of management studies, supply chain management, Khartoum, Sudan


Logistics performance is considered one of the most prominent topics in the logistics management area, which logistics scientists have been testing and developing different measurement and performance criteria. Therefore, drawing upon the resource-based view theory of the firm, a model is developed for investigating the relationship between transaction attributes and logistics performance. It also examined the company size as a control variable. Therefore, the survey was used for data collection from a convenience sample of (241) respondents from Sudanese manufacturing companies. Depending on the path analysis through using AMOS Structural Equation Modeling demonstrates empirical supports to the framework of this study. The results reported a positive relationship between transaction attributes (suppliers' relationship and top management beliefs) and manufacturing companies' logistics performance (cost performance).
Furthermore, the findings confirmed that (suppliers' relationship and top management beliefs) and logistics Performance (delivery); also, the results predict that company size positively affects cost performance. The findings have been discussed, and the theoretical, practical implications were figured out. In addition, the limitations with future research suggestions.
Keywords: management belief, Supplier relationship, transaction attributes, logistics performance


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