Experiences in Supply Chain Quality Management Practices in Vietnam: Studying on Steel Manufacturing Company A and Packaging Manufacturing Company B

  •  Nguyen Thi Duc Nguyen    


Supply chain quality management is receiving the increasing interests of managers not only in Vietnam, but also in over the world, though research to date insufficiently meets the practical needs of business. Taking an advantage, this study aims at providing practical experiences in supply chain quality management practices of companies in Vietnam which effectively effects on their firm’s performance. On the basis of reviewing previous studies, this study is conducted through in-depth interviewing with seven experts of the seven manufacturing companies in Vietnam and researching case study at two typical manufacturing companies in the steel and packaging manufacturing industry in Vietnam. The result finds that there are six critical aspects of supply chain quality management practices having the impact on firms’ performance in Vietnam, specifically top management support, human resource development, internal lean practices, supplier focus, strategic supplier partnership and customer focus. Finally, it provides an interesting reference for supply chain managers in Vietnam in searching the appropriate approaches to increase the performance of the business through supply chain quality management practices.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.