Dr Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib


Assistant Professor, UBD School of Business and Economics


Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib is an Assistant Professor of Logistics Management at the School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Prior to UBD, he was a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Azman Hashim International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and a Lecturer in Logistics Management at the Faculty of Business and Information Science, UCSI University.

He studied logistics and transportation management at Universiti Teknologi MARA and graduated with a bachelor’s business degree with honours in 2011. Having completed the Master of Business Administration from Universiti Selangor in 2013, he pursued a doctoral degree in management in 2014 and was successfully awarded the PhD in Management, with distinction, from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2017.

His research and teaching focus primarily on logistics and supply chain management with the inclusion of halal principles and Islamic distribution. His research also encompasses the halal management standard that centred on the association between halal certificate implementation and business performance. He has published numerous academic papers and presented in international conferences on various subjects, particularly on halal, halal food, halal management standards, halal logistics and halal food supply chains.


Doctor of Philosophy (Management), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Master of Business Administration (Logistics Management), Universiti Selangor, Malaysia
Bachelor of Business Administration (Transport), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia


Halal Logistics
Halal Supply Chain
Halal Certification


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Scopus Publications


Talib, M. S. A., & Ai Chin, T. (2018). Halal food standard implementation: are Malaysian firms proactive or reactive?. British Food Journal, 120(6), 1330-1343.

Muhammad, A., Talib, M. S. A., Hussein, M. Z. S. M., & Jaafar, H. S. (2018). Motivations to Implement Halal Logistics Management Standards: A Review. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Halal Conference (INHAC 2016) (pp. 333-342). Springer, Singapore.

Talib, M. S. A. (2017). Motivations and benefits of halal food safety certification. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 8(4), 605-624.

Talib, M. S. A., Ai Chin, T., & Fischer, J. (2017). Linking Halal food certification and business performance. British Food Journal, 119(7), 1606-1618.

Talib, M. S. A., Rahim, M. A. R. A., Chin, T. A., & Hamid, A. B. A. (2017). Logistics service providers perceptions on halal logistics certification. International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation, 6(4), 311-331.


Zulfakar, M. H., Anuar, M. M., & Talib, M. S. A. (2014). Conceptual framework on halal food supply chain integrity enhancement. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 121, 58-67.

Talib, M. S. A., & Johan, M. R. M. (2012). Issues in halal packaging: a conceptual paper. International Business and Management, 5(2), 94-98.

Talib, M. S. A., Rubin, L., & Zhengyi, V. K. (2013). Qualitative research on critical issues in halal logistics. Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (JEEIR), 1(2).

Talib, M. S. A., & Hamid, A. B. A, (2014). Halal logistics in Malaysia: a SWOT analysis. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 5(3), 322-343.

Talib, M. S. A., & Abdul Hamid, A. B. (2014). Application of critical success factors in supply chain management. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 3(1).