Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 11 Issue 4 , Open Access


Table of contents - 10th Anniversary Special Issue

Guest Editors: Nezih Altay, Gyöngyi Kovács, Karen Spens

The evolution of humanitarian logistics as a discipline through a crystal ball

Nezih Altay, Gyöngyi Kovács, Karen Spens

Humanitarian logistics has for a long time been argued to be a new discipline. Now that even the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM) has existed…


Coordination at the 10-year mark of the JHLSCM–from global response to local preparedness

Marianne Jahre, Leif-Magnus Jensen

At the inception of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM), logistics coordination was identified as important, both in practice and research…


System dynamics for humanitarian operations revisited

Maria Besiou, Luk N. Van Wassenhove

The purpose of this study is to show that the current complexity of humanitarian operations has only increased the usefulness of system dynamics (SD) in helping decision-makers…

Security, sustainability and supply chain collaboration in the humanitarian space

Paul D. Larson

To extend humanitarian supply chain relationships beyond logistics concerns of delivery, quality and cost. As humanitarian actors continue to face increasing numbers of natural…

Humanitarian aid logistics: a Cardiff University research perspective on cases, structures and prospects

Anthony Beresford, Stephen Pettit

This paper provides a contextualised review of research in the area of humanitarian and emergency relief logistics, providing insights with particular emphasis on lessons learned…

A purchasing portfolio model for humanitarian supply chain resilience: perspectives from a development aid context

Narath Bhusiri, Ruth Banomyong, Puthipong Julagasigorn, Paitoon Varadejsatitwong, Nirpa Dhami

The impact of supply disruptions from unplanned events can cause goods shortage, limited responsiveness and high opportunity cost thus compromising development aid programmes'…

The infrastructures of war and peace

Tore Listou

The purpose of this paper is to identify the need for and develop a framework for research on the effects UN peace operation infrastructure has on a host nation. Mission…

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  • Dr Nezih Altay
  • Prof Gyöngyi Kovács