SAJMS - South Asian Journal of Management Sciences

Transportation Outsourcing and Supply Chain Performance: A study of Pakistan’s Pharmaceutical Industry

Recent times have witnessed that transportation outsourcing of logistics functions is a key business strategy to augment the feat of supply chain performance. Heap of empirical literature showed significant impact of transportation outsourcing on effectiveness and efficiency of supply chain management of firms. This paper investigated the impact of transportation outsourcing on supply chain performance for the 30 pharmaceuticals companies operating in Pakistan. Results confirmed that transportation outsourcing by outlined industry do not only improve SCM performance but also provide a significant influence on supply chain effectiveness and efficiency for the Pharmaceutical sector of Pakistan.

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