The Effect Of Information System On Supply Chain (The Case Of Moha Soft Drinks Industry S.C.)

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Addis Ababa University


Effective and efficient supply chain performance (SCP) has become a potentially valuable way of securing competitive advantage through enhancing SC and improving firm performances since competition is no longer between organizations, but among supply chains.(Qrunfleh and Tarafadar, 2006) The present study made an effort to investigate the effect of information systems (ISs) on supply chain From sample design of 109 respondents questionnaires were distributed and 105 were returned from which 1 was not correctly filled and rejected. Therefore, 104 were effectively used for analysis that shows response rate of 95%. A total of 39 statements were presented to workers in the MOHA SOFT DRINKS S.C through the structured questionnaire to measure their degree of agreement or disagreement over company’s Information system, supply chain performance and organizational performance. IS for efficiency, flexibility and comprehensiveness decision has a positive significant correlation with supply chain performance. The correlation between supply chain performance and firm performance has been tested. There is a medium positive relationship between Supply chain performance and organizational performance. The causal relationship were analysed using regression analysis and the result of the analysis shows information system has influence on SCP and SCP also has influence on organizational performance. Therefore in order to achieve better organizational performance it is better for the organization to give due attention to further support the supply chain management by application advanced information technologies



Information System, Supply Chain Performance, case study