Halal Sustainable Supply Chain Model: A Conceptual Framework

Irwan Ibrahim, Mohamad Dzulhaizat Mohamad Zawahair, Bibi Masliyana Makhbol Shah, Siti Balqis Roszalli, Sharifah Farah Syed Abdul Rani, Afizan Amer


The purpose of this research paper is to introduce an optimised framework halal supply chains management, called the “Halal Sustainable Supply Chain Model†(HSSCM). In this research the main logistics business processes are defined, which are the determinants for the halal sustainable supply chain performance. The research used an extensive literature review to identify halal sustainable supply chain determinants focusing on halal policy, moral responsibility, global ethics, environmental purchasing, and sustainable packaging; and sustainable supply chain activities. The findings show that halal policy, moral responsibility, global ethics, environmental purchasing, and sustainable packaging determine the sustainable halal supply chain activities. More empirical research is needed to further refine the  HSSCM for different product–market combinations. This research shows that halal sustainable  supply chain management is different from supply chain management, which requires a halal policy, halal logistics control and halal supply chain resources. The  HSSCM can be an important instrument to design and manage halal food supply chains in extending halal integrity from source to point of consumer purchase. As there is an evident scarcity of academic research in the field of  halal sustainable supply chain management, it provides an important reference for supply chain management and halal logistics.



Halal sustainable supply chain; global ethics; environmental purchasing; sustainable packaging

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