Logforum. 2023. 19(1), article 10, 155-168; DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2023.807
ADVANCING AGRIBUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY AND COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH LOGISTICS 4.0: A BIBLIOMETRIC AND SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW
Betty J. Soledispa-Cañarte1, Maritza S. Pibaque-Pionce1, Narda P. Merchán-Ponce1, Diana C. Mex Alvarez2, Jennifer Tovar-Quintero3, David F. Escobar-Molina4, Juan D. Cedeño-Ramírez5, Cristian Rincon-Guio6,7
1Universidad Estatal del Sur de Manabí, Ecuador
2Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, México
3Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Neiva, Colombia
4Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia – UNAD -, Neiva, Colombia
5Universidad Surcolombiana – USCO -, Neiva, Colombia
6Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales, Colombia
7Universidad Antonio Nariño, Neiva, Colombia
Background: In the face of numerous sustainability challenges within global logistics operations, smart logistics, or Logistics 4.0, has emerged as a rapidly evolving field over the past decade. Situated within the broader context of Industry 4.0, Logistics 4.0 serves as a critical pillar for ensuring business sustainability by leveraging innovative and disruptive technological solutions. This study offers a novel and comprehensive analysis of the role of Logistics 4.0 in fostering business sustainability, with a particular focus on the agro-industrial sector.
Methods: Employing a bibliometric and content analysis approach, this research examines 56 publications from 2015 to 2021, sourced from Scopus, ScienceDirect, and Springer databases. The bibliometric research method incorporates joint keyword analysis using VOSviewer and is complemented by a content analysis of the selected articles. The bibliometric analysis uncovers a growing yet still nascent publication trend in this field.
Results: The study reveals that Logistics 4.0 plays a significant role in enhancing the sustainability of firms across various sectors, particularly within the agro-industrial sector. By harnessing digital technologies and innovative business models, Logistics 4.0 paves the way for creating competitive advantages for agro-industrial firms.
Conclusion: This research emphasizes the pivotal role of Logistics 4.0 in promoting sustainable and competitive growth in agribusiness, offering valuable insights for both academia and industry practitioners.
Keywords: logistics 4.0, agribusiness sustainability, agribusiness competitiveness, bibliometric analysis, systematic literature review
|MLA||Soledispa-Cañarte, Betty J., et al. "Advancing Agribusiness Sustainability and Competitiveness through Logistics 4.0: A Bibliometric and Systematic Literature Review." Logforum 19.1 (2023): 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2023.807|
|APA||Betty J. Soledispa-Cañarte, Maritza S. Pibaque-Pionce, Narda P. Merchán-Ponce, Diana C. Mex Alvarez, Jennifer Tovar-Quintero, David F. Escobar-Molina, Juan D. Cedeño-Ramírez, Cristian Rincon-Guio (2023). Advancing Agribusiness Sustainability and Competitiveness through Logistics 4.0: A Bibliometric and Systematic Literature Review. Logforum 19 (1), 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2023.807|
|ISO 690||SOLEDISPA-CAáARTE, Betty J., et al. Advancing Agribusiness Sustainability and Competitiveness through Logistics 4.0: A Bibliometric and Systematic Literature Review. Logforum, 2023, 19.1: 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17270/J.LOG.2023.807|