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    Malaysia Institute of Transport (MITRANS), located in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), is Malaysia’s leading centre of excellence in the field of transport, including logistics and supply chain and the Halalan-Toyyiban supply chain or simply Halal Supply Chain (HSC). For over three decades, MITRANS has maintained a threefold mission of research, services (consultancy and training) and education.

    MITRANS academic staffs, research fellows, researchers and postgraduate students work in a multitude of multidisciplinary research areas using variety of methods and approaches for problem solving and innovation that are significance to the government, private sectors, public, professionals and the practitioners in related industries.

    In 2009, MITRANS has been awarded a RM6 million research grant by the Malaysian Logistics Council (MLC), a body which is now defunct, but contributed in the form of the Malaysian Logistics and Supply Chain Council under the joint-chairmanship of both Ministry of International Trade and the Ministry of Transport.

    Halal Supply Chain or HSC is a niche area established under MITRANS-UiTM upon recognition as High Impact Centre of Excellence (HICoE) by the Ministry of Education Malaysia on 9th October 2014. HSC-MITRANS provides cutting-edge services including research, training and consultancy associated to halal supply chain that are important in the development of the halal industry locally and worldwide. HSC-MITRANS is also established with the aim to provide excellent quality education for postgraduates and professionals in the area of halal supply chain.

     

    For more details, please contact:
    Prof Madya Dr. Adibah Shuib
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    Recent Projects:

    1. Performance Optimization in Halalal Toyibban Supply Chain - Halal Warehousing
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (1/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Datin Dr. Noor Habibah Hj. Arshad

    2. Efficiency of Halalan Toyyiban Risk Management Plan (HTRMP) Implementation on Food Products Handling After Unload at Warehouse
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (2/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Aida Firdaus Muhammad Nurul Azmi

    3. Assessing The Effect of Store Equipment, Technology and Visual Merchandising Display on Halal Supply Chain Compliance - A Case of Food Stores
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (3/2015
      Head of Project: P.M. Dr. Anizah Zainuddin

    4. The Halal Supply Chain of Halal Animal Feed in The Malaysia Livestock Industry
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (4/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Fadilah Abd Rahman

    5. Determining The Financial Implication of Halal Logistics Practice by Using Activity Based Costing
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (5/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Harlina Suzana Jaafar

    6. Developing A Halal Trade Supply Chain Framework
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (6/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Harlina Suzana Jaafar

    7. Developing The Halalan Tayyiban Supply Chain Framework For Logistics Industry
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (7/2015)
      Head of Project: Prof. Dr. Muhamad Rahimi Osman

    8. A Scaling Framework For Halalan Toyyiban Packaged Consumer Goods Using Supply Chain Performance Assessment Metrics
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (8/2015)
      Head of Project: Prof. Dr. Saadiah Yahya

    9. The Development of Halal Supply Chain Risk Management Framework Among Halal Food Manufacturers
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (9/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Fadilah Abd Rahman

    10. Collaboration in Halal Bakery Industry Supply Chain
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (10/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Nasruddin Faisol

    11. Developing Unified Model of an Effective Governance Towards a Harmonized International Halal Standard For The Supply Chain Industry
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (11/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Harlina Suzana Jaafar

    12. Efficiency of Halalan - Toyyiban Risk Management Plan (HTRMP) During Receiving of Dry/Chilled/Frozen Food Product at Warehouse
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (12/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Dr. Hj Zainal Samicho

    13. Shelf Life Study of Cream Cake During Transportation in Complying Halalan Toyyiban Supply Chain
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (13/2015)
      Head of Project: Prof. Dr. Hjh Noriham Abdullah

    14. Developing A Halal Air Cargo Logistics Regional Hub 
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (14/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Shahrin Nasir

    15. Determinants in Halal Ritual Cleansing Integrity in Transport and Containers Deployment for Halal Logistics Operations
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (15/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Dr. Sariwati Mohd Shariff

    16. The Level of Readiness in Adapting Halal Logistics and Its Determinants : The Case of Halal Logistics General Workers in Trucking and Warehouse Department
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (16/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Sabariah Mohamad

    17. Sustainability Index For Halal Supply Chains
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (17/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Harlina Suzana Jaafar 

    18. Benchmarking The Implementation of Halal Logistics Operations Amongst Logistics Service Providers In Malaysia
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (18/2015)
      Head of Project: Azlina Muhammad

    19. Developing The Professional Body for Shariah Advisors and Auditors For The Halal Industry
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (19/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Fadilah Abd Rahman

    20. Models of Halal Hotel : A Comparative Study Between Malaysia, Turkey and UAE
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (20/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Fadilah Abd Rahman

    21. Factors Influencing Decision Making to Select Halal Logistics Provider
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (21/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Nasruddin Faisol

    22. Developing Corporate Governance Legal Framework For Companies With Stake Holding in Malaysia's Halal Supply Chain
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (38/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Dr. Irwin U.J. Ooi

    23. Halal Training Model For Halal Human Capital Development In Malaysia
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (39/2015)
      Head of Project: P.M. Dr. Sariwati Mohd Shariff

    24. Factors Influencing Potential Export Trade Diversion In Malaysia Halal Product Industry
      RMI File No: 600-RMI/REG 5/3 (47/2015)
      Head of Project: Dr. Shahrin Nasir
       

     

     

    Past Projects:

    1. The role of effective leadership and intellectual capital on learning organizations and its effects on the performance of Malaysian logistics industries - A case of KTMB (Malaysian Railways Bhd)

    2. Competitiveness of logistics development: Malaysia versus advanced countries

    3. Best Practices in Managing Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Drivers in the Malaysian Logistics Industry

    4. Development of guidelines for cargo crime in logistics industry

    5. Port Cities towards green logistics

    6. Investigating determinants of supply chain management customer value outcomes and its impact on business performance : An analysis on Malaysian convenience store retailers

    7. Benchmarking in the trucking industry: modeling industry structure

    8. Development of comprehensive methodology for monitoring and evaluation of hazardous material dispersion model

    9. Logistics Service Providers' Readiness towards Service Liberalization

    10. Development of Risk Assessment Tool for Logistics Supply Chain

    11. Study of Cargo Flow Projection for Main Roads in Malaysia

    12. Green and Reverse Logistics in the Supply Chain

    13. The Impact of Information and Communication Technology Usage on Managerial Performance: an Empirical Study at Major Terminal Operators in Malaysia

    14. Developing a Fundamental Framework for Human Resource Development Policy for Logistics in Malaysia

    15. Vehicle route optimization for logistics Domain by Using Heuristic Algorithms

    16. The Planning of Logistics Village-A New Concept for Goods Distribution in Peninsular Malaysia

    17. Integrating Customer's Cost in Logistics Cost Analysis

    18. Effective Communication Systems for Malaysian Logistics Industry

    19. The Roadmap of Halal Logistics in the Food Industry

    20. Study on the Effect of Axle Load on the Existing Pavements in Malaysia 

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