SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF NOODLES FIRMS IN SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA.
Keywords:Information sharing, decision synchronization, on time delivery, customer satisfaction.
This paper looked into the connection among supply chain integration and organizational performance, using noodles industry in South-South as organization of interest. Supply chain integration was decomposed into information sharing, and decision synchronization while organizational performance had on- time delivery and customer satisfaction. Four objectives, four research questions, and Four hypotheses were formulated. Questionnaire who administered to 169 respondents of fifty major dealers of noodles 161 copies were usable. Cross sectional survey design was adopted. Description statistics were generated with the aid of SPSS version 22.0, while Pearson product moment correlation was deployed to test the measurement and structural aspects of the model. Four hypotheses were tested, and all result were rejected. The study concluded that supply chains integration significantly and positively influence organizational performance. The study recommends that information on channel of distribution should be made available to supply chain members for effective organizational performance.