The Reflections of Supply Chain Management Practices on R-D


  • Mert KiliƧ Faculty of Business, Department of Management - Organization, Kocaeli University



Logistics, Supply Chain Management, R-D, Competitive Advantage.


The globalization of the world brings lots of interferences and relationships for the firms to have competitive advantage. As the logistics services has a very important role for both reducing the direct costs and the customer satisfaction, Supply Chain Management increases its importance by the large area of its effect for both inbound and outbound processes of logistics. R-D is also very critical for the firms to sustain themselves in the age of competition. The customers always desires the best and the most brand-new products on the cheapest price. So examining the relationship between these two very important factors is inevitable. In this paper, it is examined that what is the reflections of supply chain management practices on R-D.