Logistics as a competitive strategy analysis of the clothing industry in terms of logistics


Eryürük S. H. , Kalaoğlu F. , Baskak M.

Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe, vol.84, no.1, pp.12-17, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe
  • Page Numbers: pp.12-17
  • Keywords: logistics, Turkish clothing industry, competitive strategy

Abstract

The clothing industry is one of the most competitive and highly value-added sectors in the world; however, in recent years the industry has suffered difficult times. Logistics is a very important strategy to gain competitive advantages like time, cost and customer satisfaction. This paper presents logistics as a strategic solution and investigates important problems as well as necessary solutions according to the needs of the Turkish clothing industry. In the first section of the article, a profile of the clothing industry in Turkey and the world is presented. Then the situation of the logistics sector in Turkey and the world is explained. Finally, an evaluation of logistics as a global strategy in the clothing industry is presented.