Measuring Sustainability of The Malaysian Halal Warehouses Using Analytic Hierarchy Process Technique

Nik Mohd Fikri Nordin, Harlina Suzana Jaafar, Nur Farizan Tarudin, Nasruddin Faisol


Limitation of resources, global warming, and greenhouse gases (GHGs) have been the main concern all over the world. Due to that, sustainable business practices has been called to be one of the major turning mechanism to the betterment of the world ecology. Halal concept has increasingly attracting firms widely and leads to the emergence of halal logistics. The purpose of the study is to measure and rank the three components sustainability dimensions, namely economic, environmental and social in aspect of halal warehousing. Two case studies from halal certified warehouses were selected to obtain qualitative data.  The data was analyzed using the Analytic Hierarchy Process Technique (AHP).  Findings shows that in economic perspectives, cost is the most important indicator with 72%, in the environment perspectives, emission & waste with 65% is highest and lastly for social perspectives, halal assurance is the highest with 75%  This study fills in the gap through the development of sustainable performance measurement tool that can be used to measure the sustainability of halal logistics companies. It highlights the importance of measuring the sustainability weightage among the halal logistics certified companies. 


halal logistics, analytic hierarchy process, sustainability, warehousing, halal warehouse

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