Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 4 Issue 2


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Classifying logistics-relevant disasters: conceptual model and empirical illustration

Cécile L’Hermitte, Peter Tatham, Marcus Bowles

The purpose of this paper is to use a theory-based approach to develop a new classification model for disasters that reflects their logistics implications, and to…

An overview of humanitarian relief supply chains for victims of perennial flood disasters in Lagos, Nigeria (2010-2012)

Alabi Soneye

Lagos is flooded perennially due to its low-lying coastal location. Empirical studies on the impacts of the disaster and humanitarian relief for the victims are scanty…

Performance measurement in humanitarian logistics: a customer-oriented approach

Sarah Schiffling, Maja Piecyk

The purpose of this paper is to develop a performance measurement framework that takes into account the key stakeholders of the logistics departments or personnel in…

A bottleneck analysis in the IFRC supply chain

Henrietta Buddas

The purpose of this paper is to further the understanding of bottlenecks occurring when preparing for humanitarian operations in the humanitarian supply chain. The focus…

Dual sourcing for mitigating humanitarian supply chain disruptions

Eleftherios Iakovou, Dimitrios Vlachos, Christos Keramydas, Daniel Partsch

Proactive planning strategies for “slow-onset” disruptions that affect humanitarian supply chains (SC) developed to address chronic pressing societal problems, can have a…

An agent-based model for resource allocation during relief distribution

Rubel Das, Shinya Hanaoka

The purpose of this paper is to propose a model for allocating resources in various zones after a large-scale disaster. This study is motivated by the social…

Using containers as storage facilities in humanitarian logistics

Ayşenur Şahin, Mustafa Alp Ertem, Emel Emür

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of freight containers to store relief items instead of operating a permanent warehouse building.

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  • Dr Nezih Altay
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