Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 5 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special issue on humanitarian relief chains in honor of Professor Benita Beamon

Guest Editors: Dr Burcu Balcik

Borrowing theories in humanitarian supply chain management

Tunca Tabaklar, Árni Halldórsson, Gyöngyi Kovács, Karen Spens

Within the emerging research field of humanitarian supply chain management (HSCM) the use of existing theoretical concepts and frameworks to provide explanation and…

Measuring humanitarian supply chain performance in a multi-goal context

Ira Haavisto, Jarrod Goentzel

The purpose of the paper is to deepen the understanding of supply chain performance objectives in the humanitarian context by striving to understand the underlying goals…

Hybrid simulation modeling for humanitarian relief chain coordination

Caroline C Krejci

The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual framework for a hybrid simulation model that can be used to study the decision making and behaviors of humanitarian…

How standards and modularity can improve humanitarian supply chain responsiveness: The case of emergency response units

Marianne Jahre, Nathalie Fabbe-Costes

– The purpose of this paper is to increase understanding of the use of standards and modularity for improving responsiveness in the humanitarian context.

Centralized vehicle leasing in humanitarian fleet management: the UNHCR case

Nathan Kunz, Luk N. Van Wassenhove, Rob McConnell, Ketil Hov

Fleet management is a key function in humanitarian organizations, but is not always recognized as such. This results in poor performance and negative impacts on the…

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