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Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research (JMLSR)

About the Journal :

The International Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research, published quarterly on behalf of the Scientific Institute of Advanced Training and Studies is a referred scientific journal, which is supervised by a group of scholars who are specialized in heritage, museums, and library studies in the Arab and international universities.

The objectives of this journal are: – To spot light on our memorable history to inspire a brighter future; – To stimulate the minds of researchers and adorers of heritage; -To exert efforts for the purpose of mobilizing skills and capacities in gathering various cultural, thoughtful, and heritage backgrounds; -To interact with the important aspects of our bountiful heritage, by and with which we live and move forward to the achievement of innovation, invention & development; -To fight alienation of relations with heritage; – To interact with masterworks of heritage to dedicate them to researchers to serve as a platform for achieving development.

The journal seeks to promote technical and educational services in view of international standards through distinguished and specialized qualifications, use of modern technology, loyalty and devotion to work, and achieving excellence to provide researchers and students with the best services. This will create a professional encouraging environment for the excellent creative ideas and talents who are committed to team work values, spirit of respect, authenticity of vision, and excellence in objectives.

The journal concerns with public intellectuals, persons interested in heritage and manuscripts, text editors, graduate researchers, researchers of manuscripts, librarians and information centres, in support of being a pioneer journal that seeks to make heritage a deep rooted science, art, entertainment, and education within an attractive framework of knowledge, as a leading journal in the field of heritage, documentations, and manuscripts studies at the national and international levels. Furthermore, the journal publishes authentic and distinguished scientific, technical and applied researches in an attempt to become a significant and added value journal in the field of electronic media, which takes advantage of the valuable components of manuscripts to regain its original beauty and the identity of Arabs and Muslims since they represent national, historical, ideological identities. In addition to this, manuscripts are regarded as a source of pride of the heritage left by our parents and ancestors including sciences, cultures, knowledge, and arts.



TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN SCM A STUDY IN SAUDI ARABIA

ABSTRACT

Performance of the business is concerned with the maintenance of the supply chain performance in the country that determines the profit and revenue generation for the operating organizations. In this research, the concern is maintained towards the country, Saudi Arabia and the supply chain management of business in that country. The research aim is associated with the study of technology driven SCM practices in the country. The literature findings have indicated that the supply chain models have been applied in the operating market to deal with the issues and demand of the market. The application of RFID is accepted in the country for the tracking process and the information technology to manage the information related to supply, demand and accounting process. Based on the findings positivism research philosophy, deductive approach and exploratory design; quantitative data collection has been applied. Survey method has been applied in this context and based on that 50 employees of four renowned companies such asAl Tuwairqi Group , Almarai , Nadec and Al Safi  has been approached for the respond in closed-ended questions. In addition, the research has determined the various technologies applied in the SCM of Saudi Arabia. This research has highlighted the impact of the technologies in the supply chain management. Apart from that, the research has identified the associated challenges and issues with the applied technologies in SCM. Based on the findings recommendations have been generated for the research to apply the modern ERP system to control the cost of the organization and limit the technology related issues.

Keywords: SCV, Technology, RFID, ERP, E-SCM, TMS, Communication technology.