WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics

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E-ISSN: 2224-2899

Volume 16, 2019

Notice: As of 2014 and for the forthcoming years, the publication frequency/periodicity of WSEAS Journals is adapted to the 'continuously updated' model. What this means is that instead of being separated into issues, new papers will be added on a continuous basis, allowing a more regular flow and shorter publication times. The papers will appear in reverse order, therefore the most recent one will be on top.

Volume 16, 2019

Customer Loyalty Factors of Small Scale Farmers in Purchasing Poultry Feed

AUTHORS: Suci Paramitasari Syahlani, Anton Agus Setyawan, Mujtahidah Anggriani, Ummul Muzayyanah

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ABSTRACT: This study aims for factors that affect customer loyalty in business to business poultry industry, specifically in the relationship between feed manufacturersand small scale chicken farming enterprises. There are great differentiatingcharacteristics between those two. Buyers consist of a large number of farmers that operatesmall scale enterprises, inheritingbusinesses for generations, and have limited knowledge of technical and business environments. While suppliers consist of few, butlarge and integrated firms with greaterbusiness advantages. This study used survey design to identify effects of customer perceived value, customer satisfaction,and customer trust toward supplier andcustomer loyalties. This research involved 131 small chicken farming enterprises in Special Province of Yogyakartaas respondents. Data analyses were conducted by structural equation model. The resut revealedthat costumer perceived value influencedcustomer satisfaction and customer trust toward supplier. However, this study showed that customer satisfaction did not affect customer loyalty. Customer loyalty was only affected by costumer trust.

KEYWORDS: Customer Satisfaction, Small Scale Farmers, Feed Supplies, Loyalty.


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