Research Papers/Topics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Contract Management Practice and Operational Performance of State Corporations in Uganda. A Case Study of Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra)

ABSTRACT The aim of the study was to establish the effect of effective contract management practice on the operational performance of state corporations in Uganda using the Uganda National Roads Authority as a case study. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the extent to which the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) practices effective contract management; to identify the challenges that hinder effective contract management practice in state corporations in Uganda, and t...

The Effect of Record Keeping On Procurement of Goods and Services in Century Bottling Company

ABSTRACT  This study sought to find out the impact of record-keeping on the procurement of goods and services of a century bottling company. The study was guided by the following objectives; to investigate the different procurement procedures used in century bottling companies, to identify the different record-keeping methods used in century bottling companies and to find out the impact of record-keeping on the procurement of goods and services of century bottling company. The study adop...

Supplier Evaluation and Organization Competitiveness: A Case Study of Tororo Cement

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to assess the relationship between supplier evaluation and organizational competitiveness. The objectives were to determine the various supplier evaluations at Tororo cement, to examine the effectiveness of the evaluation and to assess the relationship between supplier evaluation and organisational competitiveness at Tororo cement. The study was conducted based on 60 respondents were the data was collected through closed-ended questionnaires. The researc...

The Impact of Procurement Practices On the Performance of Local Governments in Uganda: A Case Ofbugiri District Local Government

ABSTRACT This study investigated the effect of procurement practices on the performance of Local Governments in Uganda with specific reference to Bugiri District Local Government and it was guided by the following objective; i) to determine the level of customer orientation. ii) to determine the use of strategic supplier partnerships and, iii) to determine the level of information sharing as lectors influencing the performance of Bugiri District Local Government This study used a descriptive...

The Effects of E-Sourcing On Cost Reduction in A Manufacturing Firm a Case Study: Century Bottling Company Ltd

ABSTRACT The study aimed at determining the impact of c—sourcing on cost reduction. It further looked at various specific objectives which include; benefits of implementing c—sourcing and current procurement practices. To determine the various c—sourcing tools used by manu thcturing firms. i-\nd to examine the various costs incurred by manufacturing firms. And to find the relationships between e—sourcing and cost reduction. The study also investigated the challenges of implementing c...

The Challenges Faced by Koboko Transporters Limited in Their Logistical Service Provision. Case Study: Koboko Transporters Limited (Koboko District).

Abstract The research was carried out to investigate the challenges faced by logistics in service provision in KK transporters .this was because koboko transporters mostly provide logistical services to their clients within the area. This research was mainly carried out in both the head quarter in Kampala and koboko branch which was located in koboko. The aim of the study was to investigate the challenges facing koboko transporters in their service provision, and how the distribution channel...

Service Delivery and Customer Satisfaction in Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Uganda Case Study of Lead Logistics Uganda Limited

ABSTRACT The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between Service delivery and Customer satisfaction and establish marketing strategies needed to attain maximum customer satisfaction at Lead Logistics Uganda Limited. In order to achieve this goal the objectives of the study were to investigate the customer service activities carried out by the Lead Logistics Uganda Limited branch offices in Kampala, Uganda. The company is located at Kitgum house, plot I access road near shell...

Supplier Selection and Procurement Performance of Organizations in Uganda; A Case Study of Mukwano Group of Companies, Kampala

ABSTRACT The research established the effect of supplier selection on the performance of organizations, a case study of Mukwano Group of Companies. The study was guided by the following specific objectives, to determine the effect of pre-qualification on procurement performance of public institutions, to establish the effect of tendering on procurement performance of public institutions and to investigate the effect of multiple sourcing on procurement performance of public institutions. The ...

The Impact of Inventory Management On Sales Volume in Smes: A Case Study: Byenkya Investments

ABSTRACT The Study a at Inventory management and sales volume with the objectives of the study including; establishing the importance of inventory management, examining the factors affecting sales volume and finding out the relationship between inventory management and sales volume in SMEs. The researcher used a quantitative cross-sectional research design during data collection and Secondary Sources such as Text Books, journals, Magazines, Internet, Reports and Conference proceedings. The s...

Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction in the Manufacturing Sector; The Case of Lweza Clays Ltd Kajjansi

ABSTRACT With the increasing pressure to remain competitive in this era of globalization, companies are now rethinking of incorporating quality aspects in their operations. This examined the impact of quality management on customer satisfaction at Lweza Clays-Kajjansi. The objectives of this study were to: identify& the quality management dimensions, assess the benefits of quality management and, to establish the relationship between quality management and customer satisfaction. A descriptiv...

Sales Promotion and Productivity of an Organization: A Case Study of Century Bottling Company Limited Namanve- Mljkono (U).

ABSTRACT The research presents the impact of sales promotion on the productivity of the organization in particular Century Bottling Company Limited. The research that was undertaken was conducted to identify sales promotion activities use din Century Bottling Company Limited. The research was also conducted to examine the relationship that exists between sales promotion and productivity. It was also conducted to establish other factors other than sales promotion that leads to productivity in ...

Outsourcing And Service Delivery By Commercial Banks In Uganda. A Case Study Of Equity Bank-Mubende Branch.

ABSTRACT This report is a result of an academic research titled outsourcing and service delivery of commercial banks in Uganda with a case study of Equity bank Mubende branch. The objectives of the study were: to assess the relationship between outsourcing and service delivery at equity bank Mubende branch, to find out how outsourcing improve efficiency at Equity Bank Mubende branch, to examine the different outsourcing strategies used by Equity bank Mubende branch. To answer research questio...

The Impact Of Outsourcing On Organisational Performance: A Case Study Of Nile Breweries.

TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPACT OF OUTSOURCING ON ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NILE BREWERIES ................................................................................................................................. i DECLARATION ..................................................................................................................................... ii APPROVAL ............................................................................................................

Impact Of Centralised Purchasing On Organisa Tjonal Performance. A Case Of Mukwano Group Of Companies

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS. CP AR . . . .. . Company Procurement assessment Report WHO ....... World health Organization MRP ......... Material Requirement Planning. PPDAA ...... Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Asset authority CPD ....... Central Purchasing Department IMF ......... International Monetary Fund V TABLE OF CONTENTS. DECLARATION ....................................................................................................................... I APPROVAL ....................


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