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Improvement Strategy for Supply Chain Performance of the Garment Industry to Decrease Logistics Costs and Enhance Competitiveness

Ina Primiana, Yudi Azis, Juanim, Akhmad Yunani, and Aldrin Herwany
Department of Management and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia

Abstract—The competitiveness of Indonesian product is low due to high logistics cost. The other emerging problem related to logistic is delivery time. Those are affected by conventional logistics facilities such as port and connectivity that relating between production center and consumption center. Textile Industry is national priority industry which is prospecting to develop. The aims of this study are (1) Knowing SME garment profile, (2) Identifying logistics cost (3) Identifying logistics activities (4) Knowing the barier factors on supply chain (5) Defining the strategy to increase supply chain performance of SME's Garment. This study was undertaken to SME garment in Bandung City, Bandung Regency and Cimahi City. The number of sample are 72 respondent. The results of this study are (1) The logistics cost is in range 22%-32%, (2) The highest cost are warehousing cost included rent cost, security and logging service, (3) The barier factors are raw material availability, human resources restriction, expensive transportasion cost, road damaged and traffic jam. Recommendation to reduce logistics cost are (1) Providing cheap warehousing and transportation facilities, (2) Providing logistics services for SME garment industry (3) Improving infrastructure and connectivity by local government (4) Improving on planning activities to determine target and supplier management.

Index Terms—SMEs, garment industry, logistics, supply chain management

Cite: Ina Primiana, Yudi Azis, Juanim, Akhmad Yunani, and Aldrin Herwany, "Improvement Strategy for Supply Chain Performance of the Garment Industry to Decrease Logistics Costs and Enhance Competitiveness," Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 121-124, March 2016. doi: 10.18178/jiii.4.2.121-124
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