Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 8 Issue 4


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Feeding the bottleneck: airport congestion during relief operations

Michael Veatch, Jarrod Goentzel

Scheduling the airlift of relief supplies into a damaged or small airport during a crisis is complex yet crucial. The volume of cargo and flights can temporarily overwhelm…

Emergency evacuation planning in natural disasters under diverse population and fleet characteristics

Evangelia Baou, Vasilis P. Koutras, Vasileios Zeimpekis, Ioannis Minis

The purpose of this paper is to formulate and solve a new emergency evacuation planning problem. This problem addresses the needs of both able and disabled persons who are…

Logistics system for drinking water distribution in post disaster humanitarian relief, Al-Za’atari camp

Hazem Smadi, Nader Al Theeb, Haneen Bawa’neh

It is essential to provide drinking water to affected population directly after a disaster. The purpose of this paper is to develop an optimization methodology that helps…

Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics

Graham Heaslip, Gyöngyi Kovács, David B. Grant

The purpose of this paper is to present a literature review and conceptual consideration of servitization in humanitarian logistics (HL) and provide a research agenda for…

Delivering in a moving world…looking to our supply chains to meet the increasing scale, cost and complexity of humanitarian needs

Rebecca Lewin, Maria Besiou, Jean-Baptiste Lamarche, Stephen Cahill, Sara Guerrero-Garcia

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of the humanitarian supply chain (HSC) as the backbone of the humanitarian operations. It further proposes…

Dynamic resource allocation and coordination for high-load crisis volunteer management

Christopher Garcia, Ghaith Rabadi, Femida Handy

Every year volunteers play a crucial role in disaster responses around the world. Volunteer management is known to be more complex than managing a paid workforce, and this…

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  • Dr Nezih Altay
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