Technological Innovation for China’s Logistics Industry

  • Chieh-Yu Lin Chang Jung Christian University
  • Yi-Hui Ho Chang Jung Christian University

Abstract

China’s logistics industry has started to pay attention to adopt more efficient logistics technologies to provide better services for their customers. This paper employes the questionnaire survey to study the factors influencing the adoption of technological innovations by logistics service providers in China as well as the influences of technological innovation on supply chain performance. Technological innovations are categorized into data acquisition technologies, information technologies, warehousing technologies, and transportation technologies. The results show that the adoption of technological innovations is significantly influenced by technological, organizational and environmental factors, and adopting innovative technologies will increase supply chain performance for the logistics industry in China.

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Author Biographies

Chieh-Yu Lin, Chang Jung Christian University
Chang Jung Christian University
Yi-Hui Ho, Chang Jung Christian University
Chang Jung Christian University
Published
2008-01-23
How to Cite
Lin, C.-Y., & Ho, Y.-H. (2008). Technological Innovation for China’s Logistics Industry. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 2(4), 1-19. Retrieved from https://www.jotmi.org/index.php/GT/article/view/art61
Section
Research Articles