Level of satisfaction among industrial customers in relation to logistics service provider in Sabah

Al Nasrie Weli and Sidah Idris and Abdul Rahman Yaakob (2020) Level of satisfaction among industrial customers in relation to logistics service provider in Sabah. Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal, 12 (4). pp. 466-476. ISSN 1947-5667

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Abstract

To investigate the relationship between operational logistics service quality (OLSQ) and relational logistics service quality (RLSQ) towards customer satisfaction among industrial customer in Sabah. self-administrative survey and online survey questionnaire were used to collect the data for this study. List of 180 industrial customer provided by the express bus companies. Purposive sampling techniques was used in this study. The data was analyzed using SPSS 26.0 and SmartPLS 3.0. Results support the hypothesis developed in this study confirming that service perceptions lead to customer satisfaction among industrial customer in Sabah. The current study is limited to east Malaysia which is Sabah where it excluded the respondent from peninsular of Malaysia. Besides, present study focusing only on land logistics transportation and excluded the air and ocean logistics transportation. Those involved in logistics especially express bus managers can find new methods to make their customers satisfied and place their trust on the service provided. Not only that, as the express bus was used to send parcels within the various districts in Sabah, this present study can be used as a reference tool by the policy makers to revisit and improve the existing policies in the future. For the record, this study is the first of its kind ever conducted in Sabah. It shows that OLSQ and RLSQ is an important indicator in satisfying industrial customers in the express bus sector.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: OLSQ , RLSQ , Industrial customers , Satisfaction , Logistics service provider
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
D World History and History Of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Etc. > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2021 03:43
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2021 03:43
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27160

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