International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(15) (2020)

  • Issues & Challenges Faced by Warehouse Management in the FMCG Sector of Pakistan

    Asad Ali Qazi (Department of Business Administration, Sukkur IBA University, PAKISTAN).

    Disciplinary: Business and Logistic Management.

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.300

    Keywords: Warehouse Efficiency; Warehouse Planning; Labor Management; Stock Keeping Unit (SKU); Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG); Warehouse Management; Third-party logistics (3PL).

    The effectiveness and efficiency of warehouse management directly influence organizational performance. Currently, most of the businesses moving to third party logistics (3PL) concept to minimize the cost and increase the product flow. There are several types of research available for 3PL but in the Pakistani scenario, no past research has been conducted on the problems and challenges of 3PL warehouses. Exploratory research has been used in the qualitative approach. The phenomenology research design has been used to reveal the inner thought of perception in certain situations. Research reveals multiple challenges like fast movement inventory flow, space utilization, abnormal and non-seasonal trends, expire and slow-moving inventory, etc. These issues and challenges are directly affected by warehouse management and their KPIs. The study will help warehouse managers, strategic planners to overcome these issues. The 3PL business may plan their strategies according to the outcome of this study. Papers imply supply chain officials to get a competitive advantage in their effective and efficient warehousing.

    Paper ID: 11A15L

    Cite this article:

    Qazi, A. A.(2020). Issues & Challenges Faced by Warehouse Management in the FMCG Sector of Pakistan. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(15), 11A15L, 1-11.


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