Supply Chain Innovation and Sustainability: Literature Review


  • Akintokunbo, O. Odunayo (PhD) Southwestern University Nigeria, Km 20, Sagamu-Benin Expressway, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
  • Aaron Chileobu Rivers, State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria



This paper examined supply chain innovation and sustainability in the oil and gas sector in Rivers State. The study used literature review as method of gathering opinions of several scholars. The study explored views of scholars on the meaning and definitions of supply chain innovation and sustainability. The study defined supply chain innovation as improvements in the way that supply chains operate, and more specifically, in the way that products, information, work, and funds flow throughout supply chains. Sustainability was viewed as that which was materialized from concerns regarding the running down of natural resources for imminent generations. Based on the various scholars view, this study concluded that supply chain innovation is very significant in enhancing the sustainability; supply chain innovation is critical to achieving sustainability in any sector. The study therefore, recommended that oil and gas companies should employ the optimum supply chain innovative practices to enhance sustainability.

Keywords: Supply Chain Innovation, Sustainability, Oil and Gas Sector.

Author Biographies

Akintokunbo, O. Odunayo (PhD) , Southwestern University Nigeria, Km 20, Sagamu-Benin Expressway, Okun-Owa, Ogun State

Department of Business Administration

Aaron Chileobu, Rivers, State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, PMB 5080, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Doctoral Student, Department of Maritime Science, Faculty of Science


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How to Cite

Akintokunbo, O. O. ., & Chileobu, A. . (2022). Supply Chain Innovation and Sustainability: Literature Review. Journal of Procurement & Supply Chain, 6(1), 76–82.