The purpose of this paper is to provide future researchers with a framework for conducting research in the unique field of humanitarian logistics.
The authors categorized humanitarian logistics research articles. Borrowing from the theory of constraints and management information systems literature, the authors developed a framework for research.
The review of humanitarian logistics literature indicates that researchers have begun to lay the foundation for a core body of knowledge. While there is a growing body of research in humanitarian logistics, it is predominately focused on the area of planning.
This effort categorizes past research using elements of logistics, develops a framework for research in humanitarian logistics, and recommends areas for further research.
Overstreet, R.E., Hall, D., Hanna, J.B. and Kelly Rainer, R. (2011), "Research in humanitarian logistics", Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 114-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/20426741111158421
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