Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 9 Issue 3 , Open Access


Table of contents - Special Issue: Research methods in humanitarian logistics

Guest Editors: Gyongyi Kovacs, Mohammad Moshtari, Hlekiwe Kachali, Pia Polsa

Logistics data analytics alongside voucher programme phases

Bashar Joseph Khoury

The purpose of this paper is to steer the logistics efforts during different phases of cash and voucher and lead aid assistance operation to right destination by analyzing…

Gaming as a research method in humanitarian logistics

Heide Lukosch, Tina Comes

The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology for research through game design and discuss how simulation games can be used to bridge the gap between operational exercises…


Using collaborative research methodologies in humanitarian supply chains

Yasmine Sabri, Mohammad Hossein Zarei, Christine Harland

The purpose of this paper is to develop an existing collaborative research methodology process (Sabri, 2018), contextualise it for application in humanitarian supply chains and…

The transformative community-based humanitarian service ecosystem

Yolanda Obaze

The purpose of this paper is to explore the humanitarian service management categories that influence long-term transformation within complex community-based service ecosystems.

Applying the Delphi method to determine best practices for outsourcing logistics in disaster relief

Timo Gossler, Ioanna Falagara Sigala, Tina Wakolbinger, Renate Buber

The purpose of this paper is to determine best practices of aid agencies for outsourcing logistics to commercial logistics service providers (LSPs) in disaster relief. Moreover…


An automated quantitative content analysis process for humanitarian logistics research

Nathan Kunz

Access to high-quality data is a challenge for humanitarian logistics researchers. However, humanitarian organizations publish large quantities of documents for various…

Social network analysis in humanitarian logistics research

Zhasmina Tacheva, Natalie Simpson

The purpose of this paper is to promote social network analysis (SNA) methodology within the humanitarian research community, surveying its current state of the art and…

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  • Dr Nezih Altay
  • Prof Gyöngyi Kovács