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Does the concept of 'nearporting' provide a pathway to better logistics sustainability? (2016)
Journal Article
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

A multi-criteria port suitability assessment for developments in the offshore wind industry (2016)
Journal Article
Akbari, N., Irawan, C. A., Jones, D. F., & Menachof, D. (2017). A multi-criteria port suitability assessment for developments in the offshore wind industry. Renewable energy, 102(A), (118-133). doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.10.035. ISSN 0960-1481

This paper investigates the logistics capabilities of offshore wind ports, namely physical characteristics, connectivity and layout of the port, for supporting the installation and operation and maintenance phases of offshore wind projects. The relat... Read More

Scenario analysis and disaster preparedness for port and maritime logistics risk management (2016)
Journal Article
Kwesi-Buor, J., Menachof, D. A., & Talas, R. (2019). Scenario analysis and disaster preparedness for port and maritime logistics risk management. Accident analysis and prevention, 123, 433-447. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2016.07.013

System Dynamics (SD) modelling is used to investigate the impacts of policy interventions on industry actors’ preparedness to mitigate risks and to recover from disruptions along the maritime logistics and supply chain network. The model suggests a b... Read More

Ethical sourcing : an analysis of the literature and implications for future research (2016)
Journal Article
Kim, S., Colicchia, C., & Menachof, D. (2018). Ethical sourcing : an analysis of the literature and implications for future research. Journal of business ethics, 152(4), 1033–1052. doi:10.1007/s10551-016-3266-8

The purpose of this study is to present a rigorous, focused review on how this field of ethical sourcing research has grown and evolved over the decades, providing implications for future research. We combine two research methodologies in this study:... Read More

Using portfolio optimisation to calculate the efficient relationship between maritime port security residual risk and security investment (2014)
Journal Article
Talas, R., & Menachof, D. (2013). Using portfolio optimisation to calculate the efficient relationship between maritime port security residual risk and security investment. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 6(3), 314-338. doi:10.1504/IJSTL.2014.060788

The research employs an adaptive cross-disciplinary research strategy in an industrial example to address container port facilities’ inability to assess whether their security systems are efficient. The research combines subjective assessments of the... Read More

Evaluating different cost-benefit analysis methods for port security operations (2012)
Book Chapter
Sherman, G., Siebers, P., Menachof, D., & Aickelin, U. (2012). Evaluating different cost-benefit analysis methods for port security operations. In J. Faulin, A. A. Juan, S. E. Grasman, & M. J. Fry (Eds.), Decision making in service industries: a practical approachCRC Press

Service industries, such as ports, are attentive to their standards, a smooth service flow and economic viability. Cost benefit analysis has proven itself as a useful tool to support this type of decision making; it has been used by businesses and go... Read More

Exploring the link between IT systems and the outsourcing of logistics activities: A transaction cost perspective (2010)
Journal Article
Hong, E., Son, B., & Menachof, D. (2010). Exploring the link between IT systems and the outsourcing of logistics activities: A transaction cost perspective. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 13(1), 41-57. doi:10.1080/13675560903233682

This study explores the relationship between the expansion of information technology (IT) systems and the outsourcing of logistics activities. Transaction cost theory was adopted to explain this relationship. The research model for this study consist... Read More

An analysis of the value of supply chain management periodicals (2009)
Journal Article
Menachof, D., Gibson, B. J., Hanna, J. B., & Whiteing, A. E. (2009). An analysis of the value of supply chain management periodicals. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 39(2), 145-165. doi:10.1108/09600030910942403

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide rankings of quality of peer reviewed periodicals for faculty research use, rankings of usefuless of both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed periodicals for teaching and outreach purposes, and rankings... Read More

Order lead-time of grocery retailers in the UK and Greek markets (2009)
Journal Article
Menachof, D. A., Bourlakis, M. A., & Makios, T. (2009). Order lead-time of grocery retailers in the UK and Greek markets. Supply chain management, 14(5), 349-358. doi:10.1108/13598540910980260

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a comparative study of order lead times for firms operating in the UK and Greek food retail markets with the UK one being regarded at the forefront in terms of logistics efficiency. Desi... Read More