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Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics (2018)
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Heaslip, G., Kovács, G., & Grant, D. B. (2018). Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 8(4), 497-517. doi:10.1108/jhlscm-08-2017-0042

This paper presents a literature review and conceptual consideration of servitization in humanitarian logistics. Its purpose is to provide a research agenda for humanitarian logistics scholars and insight for practitioners and by doing so will fill a... Read More

The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study (2018)
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Dabija, D., Bejan, B. M., & Grant, D. B. (2018). The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study. Moravian Geographical Reports, 26(3), 173-185. doi:10.2478/mgr-2018-0014

Customer loyalty enables companies to outperform competitors and better satisfy customers' needs and desires. People today are increasingly interested in buying green or sustainable products, pursuing responsible consumption, getting involved in envi... Read More

A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics (2018)
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Grant, D. B., & Elliott, M. (2018). A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics. Ocean and Coastal Management, 163, 162-172. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.06.011

This paper develops and tests a conceptual environmental risk assessment and management framework to guide businesses and other stakeholders, including government, in defining and addressing potential environmental problems in ocean shipping and port... Read More

Relationship between sustainability and risk management in fashion supply chains: A systematic literature review (2018)
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Rafi-Ul-Shan, P. M., Grant, D. B., Perry, P., & Ahmed, S. (2018). Relationship between sustainability and risk management in fashion supply chains: A systematic literature review. International journal of retail & distribution management, 46(5), 466-486. doi:10.1108/ijrdm-04-2017-0092

Purpose: Fashion supply chain (FSC) research has identified two important issues of sustainability management and risk management. However, investigation of these issues is relatively sparse and has primarily been independent with little combinatory... Read More

Strategic adoption of logistics and supply chain management (2018)
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Mangan, D. J., Grant, D. B., & Sweeney, E. (2018). Strategic adoption of logistics and supply chain management. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 38(3), 852-873. doi:10.1108/IJOPM-05-2016-0258

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a thorough understanding of the adoption of logistics and supply chain management (SCM) in practice, particularly at a strategic level, through an investigation of t... Read More

Questionable research practices in academia: antecedents and consequences (2018)
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Grant, D. B., Kovács, G., & Spens, K. (2018). Questionable research practices in academia: antecedents and consequences. European Business Review, 30(2), (101-127). doi:10.1108/ebr-12-2016-0155. ISSN 0955-534X

Purpose This paper is a viewpoint and its objective is to discuss questionable research practices in business research, particularly in the logistics and supply chain management discipline, in light of antecedents influenced by the current academic e... Read More

Management challenges in creating value from business analytics (2017)
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Vidgen, R., Shaw, S. L., & Grant, D. B. (2017). Management challenges in creating value from business analytics. European journal of operational research, 261(2), 626-639. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.02.023

The popularity of big data and business analytics has increased tremendously in the last decade and a key challenge for organizations is in understanding how to leverage them to create business value. However, while the literature acknowledges the im... Read More

Does the concept of 'nearporting' provide a pathway to better logistics sustainability? (2016)
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Grant, D., & Menachof, D. (2016). Does the concept of 'nearporting' provide a pathway to better logistics sustainability?. Journal of supply chain management : research & practice / Assumption University of Thailand, 10(1), (1-11). ISSN 1905-9566

Firms are looking for innovative solutions to become greener regarding their end-to-end supply chain emissions without incurring additional costs. This paper discusses one such solution through a simple concept of ‘nearporting’, which is the explicit... Read More

Reverse logistics in household recycling and waste systems: a symbiosis perspective (2016)
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A Jalil, E. E., Grant, D. B., Nicholson, J. D., & Deutz, P. (2016). Reverse logistics in household recycling and waste systems: a symbiosis perspective. Supply chain management, 21(2), (245-258). doi:10.1108/SCM-02-2015-0056. ISSN 1359-8546

Purpose: The article investigates the proposition there is a symbiosis effect for exchanges between household waste recycling systems (HWRS) and household recycling behaviour (HRB) within the reverse logistics (RL) discourse. Design/methodology/appro... Read More

The importance of key supplier relationship management in supply chains (2016)
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Grant, D. B., Holweg, C., Kotzab, H., & Teller, C. (2016). The importance of key supplier relationship management in supply chains. International journal of retail & distribution management, 44(2), (109-123). doi:10.1108/ijrdm-05-2015-0072. ISSN 0959-0552

Purpose: This paper investigates the impact of key supplier relationship management (KSRM) – understood as an aggregated supply chain management (SCM) process in the upstream direction – on the overall level of the execution of SCM within organizatio... Read More

Intermediaries in power-laden retail supply chains : an opportunity to improve buyer-supplier relationships and collaboration (2015)
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Hingley, M., Lindgreen, A., & Grant, D. B. (2015). Intermediaries in power-laden retail supply chains : an opportunity to improve buyer-supplier relationships and collaboration. Industrial marketing management, 50, (78-84). doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2015.05.025. ISSN 0019-8501

Despite the benefits of buyers and seller collaboration and hence relationships extolled in extensive studies, issues of relationship power inhibit implementation of collaborative and relational approaches, particularly in some parts of the retail Se... Read More

The implementation of supply chain management theory in practice: An empirical investigation (2015)
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Grant, D. B., Mangan, D. J., & Sweeney, E. (2015). The implementation of supply chain management theory in practice: An empirical investigation. Supply chain management, 20(1), (56-70). doi:10.1108/SCM-07-2014-0249. ISSN 1359-8546

Purpose – The purpose of the research described in this paper is to disentangle the rhetoric from the reality in relation to supply chain management (SCM) adoption in practice. There is significant evidence of a divergence between theory and practice... Read More

Does B2C online logistics service quality impact urban logistics? (2015)
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Grant, D. B., & Philipp, B. (2015). Does B2C online logistics service quality impact urban logistics?. Logistique & management, 23(2), (45-54). doi:10.1080/12507970.2015.11673823. ISSN 1250-7970

This paper reports on an in-progress research study regarding the impact of business to consumer (B2C) online logistics service quality (OLSQ) for shopper satisfaction and loyalty on urban logistics across the UK, France and Germany to also investiga... Read More