Effect of Supply Chain Integration on Companies’ Competitive Advantage
Maninder Singh1, Sanjeev. K. Sharma2, Suresh. K. Chadha3

1Maninder Singh*, Assistant Professor, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India.
2Dr. Sanjeev. K. Sharma, Professor, UIAMS, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
3Dr. Suresk. K. Chadha, Professor, UBS, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
Manuscript received on February 10, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 22, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 10, 2020. | PP: 174-179 | Volume-9 Issue-5, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: E2255039520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.E2255.039520
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Abstract: The lack of implementation of SCI in construction companies is one of the major cause that these companies does not gain competitive advantage in this competitive world. SCI is calculated on various variables. The main aim of this study is to find the effect of Supplier Partnership and Logical Integration as the major variable related to supply chain over Competitive Advantage. Initially the questionnaire was checked for validity and reliability. Then SEM is applied using smartPLS software. Correlation reported that Strategic Partnership is having moderate positive and Logical Integration is having high positive relation with Competitive Advantage. And regression reported that overall SCI is having a strong and positive relation with Competitive Advantage. Further research is advised as this study was having limitations. 
Keywords: SCI  Supply Chain Integration, SEM  Structural Equation Modelling, SME Small-Medium Enterprise
Scope of the Article: Enterprise Software, Middleware, and Tools