Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management


journal_cover.gifThe 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. Contributions are encouraged from diverse disciplines (logistics, operations management, process engineering, health care, geography, management science, information technology, ethics, corporate social responsibility, disaster management, development aid, public policy) but need to have a logistics and/or supply chain focus.

JHLSCM publishes state of the art research, utilizing both quantitative and qualitative approaches, in the field of humanitarian and development aid logistics and supply chain management. JHLSCM is an Emerald journal and included in its group of logistics and operations management journals.

Please note that the journal's first issue is free to access.

Submitting your article to JHLSCM

The Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management welcomes the submissions of scientific articles and research notes. Articles and research notes shall follow the author guidelines of the journal and be submitted via this following link to the manuscript central: JHLSCM follows a double blind review process.

Meet the editorial team


Nezih Altay, DePaul University, USA

Gyöngyi Kovács,Hanken School of Economics, Finland

Founding Editor

Karen Spens, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

Associate Editors:

Maria Besiou, Kuhne Logistics University, Germany
Rameshwar Dubey, Montpellier Business School, France
Dr Wojciech Piotrowicz, HUMLOG Institute, Finland


Jo Jones

Content Editor

Jenny Chester