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A review of priority criteria and decision-making methods applied in selection of sustainable city logistics initiatives and collaboration partners (2018)
Journal Article
Jamshidi, A., Jamshidi, F., Ait-Kadi, D., & Ramudhin, A. (in press). A review of priority criteria and decision-making methods applied in selection of sustainable city logistics initiatives and collaboration partners. International Journal of Production Research, 1-19. doi:10.1080/00207543.2018.1540892

Sustainable city logistics plans could significantly affect the quality of life in the urban environment. Evaluating sustainable city logistics initiatives such as urban distribution centres, congestion pricing, delivery timing and access restriction... Read More

Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics (2018)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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

Is environmental sustainability a strategic priority for logistics service providers? (2017)
Journal Article
Evangelista, P., Colicchia, C., & Creazza, A. (2017). Is environmental sustainability a strategic priority for logistics service providers?. Journal of environmental management, 198(1), 353-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.04.096

Despite an increasing number of third-party logistics service providers (3PLs) regard environmental sustainability as a key area of management, there is still great uncertainty on how 3PLs implement environmental strategies and on how they translate... Read More

Citation network analysis for supporting continuous improvement in higher education (2017)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., & Strozzi, F. (2018). Citation network analysis for supporting continuous improvement in higher education. Studies in higher education, 43(9), 1637-1653. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2016.1276550

Continuous improvement in Higher Education can be supported by effective literature reviews to unveil contemporary and current educational needs and lay the foundations of programmes of study. As no discipline remains static, the aim of this paper is... Read More

Building relationship innovation in global collaborative partnerships : big data analytics and traditional organizational powers (2016)
Journal Article
Akhtar, P., Khan, Z., Rao-Nicholson, R., & Zhang, M. (2019). Building relationship innovation in global collaborative partnerships : big data analytics and traditional organizational powers. R&D Management, 49(1), 7-20. doi:10.1111/radm.12253

This study examines how relationship innovation can be developed in global collaborative partnerships (alliances, joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions). The recently emerging theory of big data analytics linked with traditional organizational po... 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.10.035

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

A new connectivity index for container ports (2016)
Journal Article
Bartholdi, J. J., Jarumaneeroj, P., & Ramudhin, A. (2016). A new connectivity index for container ports. Maritime economics & logistics, 18(3), 231-249. https://doi.org/10.1057/mel.2016.5

We propose a new index, the Container Port Connectivity Index, to measure the trade connectivity of ports within the network of container shipping. This index is based on both economics and network topology, and a distinctive feature is that the stre... 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

Using logistics services to achieve satisfaction and turn corporate brand equity into loyalty (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Grant, D., Juntunen, J., Juga, J., & Juntunen, M. (2009). Using logistics services to achieve satisfaction and turn corporate brand equity into loyalty. In K. S. Pawar, & C. S. Lalwani (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Logistics (14th ISL), Nottingham University Business School, 408-414

Purpose: This research applies theory and techniques from the services and marketing literature to a logistics service provider (LSP) context to determine whether corporate brand equity and the LSP’s service offerings lead to customer satisfaction wh... Read More