The Role of Supply Chain Transparency among Supply Chain Analytics Capabilities

Elif Canbaz, Sümeyye Çiçek Vural, Cemil Çelik, Murat Çemberci


Nowadays, to take advantage the huge amounts of data collected, companies have started to adapt analytics tools to useful insight their operations and their service level. Such companies attempt to learn from collected data about current and historical processes to define future operational decisions. Even though the importance of supply chain analytics and data-driven decision-making capabilities is recognized by companies, there is a lack of empirical studies. This study demonstrates the role of supply chain transparency (SCT) in the relation between analytics capabilities. The data were gathered from the online survey and were analyzed with partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) using smart-PLS. The results suggest that the existence of significant relation between analytical capabilities in plan, source and make and the mediating effect of supply chain transparency.


Supply Chain Analytics Capabilities, Supply Chain Transparency, Big Data Analytics

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