The Influence of Logistics Management Practices on Supply Chain Performance in Energy Sector in Rwanda: A Case of Engie Energy Access Rwanda

Authors

  • Milithia UMUTONI University of Kigali, RWANDA
  • Joseph Akumuntu University of Kigali, RWANDA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53819/81018102t7001

Keywords:

Logistics Management, Supply Chain Performance, Energy Sector, Engie Energy Access.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of logistics management practices on supply chain performance in the energy sector in Rwanda, with a case study of Engie Energy Access Rwanda. Specifically, the objectives aimed to determine how transport management, warehouse management and information management impact the performance of Engie Energy Access Rwanda. The study was guided by a descriptive and explanatory research design, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The study targeted 118 staff from various working units of Engie Energy Access Rwanda. Due to the small population size, universal sampling technique was employed, and data were collected using questionnaires and interview guides. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was utilized to analyze the data, and the findings were presented using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study concludes that logistics management practices significantly influence supply chain performance, as indicated by the multiple regression analysis revealing a statistically significant regression model with a p-value of less than 5%. Additionally, the resulting R2=0.699 suggests that variations in logistic management practices contribute to the performance of the supply chain in manufacturing companies. This study recommends investing in information management, as the flow or movement of materials or money is often triggered by information movement.

Author Biographies

Milithia UMUTONI, University of Kigali, RWANDA

Master of Science in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, University of Kigali, Rwanda

Joseph Akumuntu, University of Kigali, RWANDA

Senior Lecturer, University of Kigali, Rwanda 

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2024-02-26

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UMUTONI, M., & Akumuntu, J. (2024). The Influence of Logistics Management Practices on Supply Chain Performance in Energy Sector in Rwanda: A Case of Engie Energy Access Rwanda. Journal of Procurement & Supply Chain, 8(2), 48–66. https://doi.org/10.53819/81018102t7001

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