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The logistics service providers in eco-efficiency innovation: An empirical study (2013)
Journal Article
Rossi, S., Colicchia, C., Cozzolino, A., & Christopher, M. (2013). The logistics service providers in eco-efficiency innovation: An empirical study. Supply chain management, 18(6), (583-603). doi:10.1108/SCM-02-2012-0053. ISSN 1359-8546

Purpose: Sustainability and the search for solutions that are both efficient and ecologically sound (eco-efficient) have become topics of great interest. However, companies seeking to develop supply chain solutions that are eco-efficient are often ha... Read More

Aligning product design with supply chain: a case study (2012)
Journal Article
Khan, O., Christopher, M., & Creazza, A. (2012). Aligning product design with supply chain: a case study. Supply chain management, 17(3), (323-336). doi:10.1108/13598541211227144. ISSN 1359-8546

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the alignment between product design and the supply chain and to identify how this alignment impacts on a firm's supply chain responsiveness and resilience. Design/methodology/approach – An i... Read More

Approaches to managing global sourcing risk (2011)
Journal Article
Christopher, M., Mena, C., Khan, O., & Yurt, O. (2011). Approaches to managing global sourcing risk. Supply chain management, 16(2), (67-81). doi:10.1108/13598541111115338. ISSN 1359-8546

Global sourcing can bring many benefits to organisations, but it can also expose them to a number of risks. The purpose of this study is to understand how managers assess global sourcing risks across the entire supply chain and what actions they take... Read More

The impact of product design on supply chain risk: A case study (2008)
Journal Article
Khan, O., Christopher, M., & Burnes, B. (2008). The impact of product design on supply chain risk: A case study. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 38(5), (412-432). doi:10.1108/09600030810882834. ISSN 0960-0035

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to address the increasingly important issue of the impact of product design on supply chain risk management in an era of global supply arrangements. The need to include product design considerations in the devel... Read More