Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Electronic Logistics Management Information Systems


  • Catherine Armah and Emmanuel G.K. Duncan


eLMIS Adoption; Logistics Information Systems; Supply Chain Technology; Organizational Change Management; Data Security in Logistics


This article delves into the multifaceted landscape of Electronic Logistics Management Information Systems (eLMIS) utilization and the pivotal factors that shape their successful integration within organizations. As technology continues to redefine logistics operations, understanding the dynamics influencing the adoption and implementation of eLMIS becomes paramount for efficient supply chain management. The factors explored in this article include technological infrastructure, user training and competence, data security and privacy, cost considerations, integration with existing systems, organizational culture, change management, and regulatory compliance. A comprehensive analysis of these elements provides insights into the challenges and opportunities organizations face when embracing electronic logistics management systems.

In conclusion, the successful implementation of eLMIS relies on a robust technological infrastructure, necessitating organizations to invest in advanced IT frameworks for seamless integration. User training is identified as a critical factor, highlighting the importance of comprehensive training programs to ensure competence among stakeholders. Data security and privacy concerns underscore the need for building trust and implementing robust security measures. Cost considerations play a pivotal role, with organizations seeking cost-effective solutions and a clear return on investment. Integration with existing systems is crucial for smooth information flow, while organizational culture and change management are identified as influential factors, emphasizing the importance of fostering an innovative and adaptive work environment. Regulatory compliance is a key consideration, especially in industries with stringent regulations. In navigating these factors strategically, organizations can foster a holistic approach to eLMIS utilization, optimizing logistics operations and maintaining a competitive edge in the evolving global marketplace. As the logistics industry evolves, addressing and overcoming these influencing factors will be imperative for long-term success.



How to Cite

Catherine Armah and Emmanuel G.K. Duncan. (2024). Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Electronic Logistics Management Information Systems. SJIS-P, 36(1), 1–14. Retrieved from http://sjisscandinavian-iris.com/index.php/sjis/article/view/767