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Logistics

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Supply chain risk mgmt

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  1. The field of supply chain management (SCM) has historically been informed by knowledge from narrow functional areas. While some effort towards producing a broader organizational perspective has been made, nonetheless, SCM continues to be largely…
  2. All purchasing organizations encounter supply risk, whether it is explicitly understood and assessed, or reactively managed. The purpose of this paper is to provide a grounded definition of supply risk. Case study data from seven purchasing…
  3. Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the challenges of humanitarian logisticians with respect to different types of disasters, phases of disaster relief and the type of humanitarian organization. A conceptual model is constructed that…
  4. Despite the growing importance of logistics in corporate strategy and the global economy, the logistics literature reveals little effort to build a unified theory of logistics (i.e. a theory of the role of logistics in the firm). Thus, the purpose…
  5. Today's dynamic markets and technologies have called into question the sustainability of competitive advantage. Under pressure to improve productivity, quality, and speed, managers have embraced tools such as TQM, benchmarking, and reengineering.…

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