Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 8 Issue 1


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A multi-actor multi-objective optimization approach for locating temporary logistics hubs during disaster response

Rajali Maharjan, Shinya Hanaoka

The purpose of this paper is to develop a mathematical model that determines the location of temporary logistics hubs (TLHs) for disaster response and proposes a new…

Evaluating relief center designs for disaster relief distribution

Merve Ozen, Ananth Krishnamurthy

Relief item distribution to victims is a key activity during disaster response. Currently many humanitarian organizations follow simple guidelines based on experience to…

Cold chains, interrupted: The use of technology and information for decisions that keep humanitarian vaccines cool

Tina Comes, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Bartel Van de Walle

The purpose of this paper is to analyze how far technology and information enable, facilitate or support the planning and implementation decisions in humanitarian vaccine…

An empirical investigation of swift trust in humanitarian logistics operations

Qing Lu, Mark Goh, Robert De Souza

Trust is essential for any team working together. In humanitarian logistics operations, relief organizations often have to work collaboratively in hastily formed networks…

Cash-based response in relief: the impact for humanitarian logistics

Graham Heaslip, Gyöngyi Kovács, Ira Haavisto

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the financial and material flows in cash-based responses (CBRs) and their implications for humanitarian operations. This research…

Best practice relief supply for emergency services in a developed economy: Evidence from Queensland Australia

Mark M.J. Wilson, Peter Tatham, John Payne, Cécile L’Hermitte, Michael Shapland

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the challenges inherent in planning and responding to disaster events in a multi-agency context where numerous governmental and…

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  • Dr Nezih Altay
  • Prof Gyöngyi Kovács