Product Traceability and Identification: An Examination of Its Effectiveness at the Coca-Cola Company of Ghana Limited, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016, Pages: 51-60
Received: Feb. 26, 2016; Accepted: Mar. 25, 2016; Published: Apr. 12, 2016
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Charles Akomea Bonsu, Kumasi Polytechnic, Department of Entrepreneurship and Finance, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa
Adwoa Benewaa Brefo-Manuh, Kumasi Polytechnic, Department of Management Studies, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa
Godlove Kyeremateng, Coca Cola PLC Kumasi, Department of Stores, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa
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Abstract
This research sought to examine the effectiveness of product traceability and identification systems in organizations in Ghana using the Coca-Cola Company Limited, Kumasi Plant as case study. The study population included all employees of the Coca Cola Bottling Company as well as distributors for the company. The study was conducted with a quantitative method, executed through questionnaires and interview. The sample size for the study was sixty. The study utilized a quantitative research approach along with a descriptive research design. The quantitative data collected were subjected to statistical analyses using simple linear regression and correlation analysis. Findings indicated that that Coca Cola Company Limited has effective mechanisms in place to oversee the effective implementation of traceability and identification systems. The study also showed that the traceability and identification system by Coca Cola Bottling Company Limited was significantly effective in tracking products in supply chain. This implied that the coca cola traceability system contributes significantly to tracking products in supply chain.
Keywords
Product Traceability and Identification, Tracking and Tracing, Identification Lots, Supply Chain
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Charles Akomea Bonsu, Adwoa Benewaa Brefo-Manuh, Godlove Kyeremateng, Product Traceability and Identification: An Examination of Its Effectiveness at the Coca-Cola Company of Ghana Limited, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa, Science Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 51-60. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20160402.15
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