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Preparing the Humanitarian Supply Chain for Epidemics and Pandemics Response

Special issue call for papers: Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Guest Editors: Denise D.P. Thompson & Renata Anderson

Paper submission deadline: July 31, 2020  (A 300-500-word abstract is expected by May 15, 2020)

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. They should provide a summary of the paper and the contribution to the special issue theme of supply chain resilience and logistics management in epidemics and pandemics.

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Research methods in humanitarian logistics

Special issue: Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Guest Editors: Gyöngyi Kovács, Mohammad Moshtari, Hlekiwe Kachali, Pia Polsa, HUMLOG Institute, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

Volume 9 Issue 3 (2019)

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Virtual Special Issue available free until August 24th, 2017

The Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM) is targeted at academics and practitioners in humanitarian public and private sector organizations working on all aspects of humanitarian logistics and supply chain management. The journal promotes the exchange of knowledge, experience and new ideas between researchers and practitioners and encourages a multi-disciplinary and cross-functional approach to the resolution of problems and exploitations of opportunities within humanitarian supply chains.

Emerald is delighted to announce that a virtual special issue is available to access free, from today for one month until August 24th, 2017. Papers are based around the theme of ‘co-ordination’.

JHLSCM co-Editor Nezih Altay notes:

“The inadequacy of the initial international response to the Asian tsunami in late 2004/early 2005, for example, was a wake-up call for many humanitarian actors. Consequently, in 2005 an Inter-agency standing committee ordered the humanitarian response review (HRR). The HRR process identified gaps in global humanitarian operations, one of which was the lack of coordination among humanitarian actors. Without a coordinated effort already scarce resources are often duplicated in some areas while other areas lack resources. Thus coordination places getting the ‘right goods to the right people in the right time frame’ into a more holistic framework. That said, integration of the operations of various organizations is a complex challenge and needs more research. This collection of papers published in the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics & Supply Chain Management provide a fine example of such research.”

Virtual Special Issue

Internal integration in humanitarian supply chain management: Perspectives at the logistics-programmes interface

Collaborative relationships between logistics service providers and humanitarian organizations during disaster relief operations (please note this paper is permanently Open Access)

Dynamics of coordination-clusters in long-term rehabilitation

Hybrid simulation modeling for humanitarian relief chain coordination

An integrated approach to agility in humanitarian logistics

Meeting needs: value chain collaboration in stabilisation and reconstruction operations

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