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Alessandro Creazza

Senior Lecturer/ Director of UK Recruitment and Partnerships


Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA) (2018)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., Noe', C., & Strozzi, F. (in press). Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA). Supply chain management, doi:10.1108/SCM-01-2018-0003

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the most important research areas on information sharing in supply chains and related risks, taking into account their evolution over time. This paper sheds light on what is happening tod... Read More

Managing cyber and information risks in supply chains: insights from an exploratory analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., & Menachof, D. A. (2019). Managing cyber and information risks in supply chains: insights from an exploratory analysis. Supply chain management, 24(2), 215-240. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-09-2017-0289

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore how companies approach the management of cyber and information risks in their supply chain, what initiatives they adopt to this aim, and to what extent along the supply chain. In fact, the increasing le... Read More

Exploring environmental sustainability and performance of global logistics hubs (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Shaw, S., Grant, D., Hassan, S., & Creazza, A. (2018). Exploring environmental sustainability and performance of global logistics hubs

Globalization has had different effects on the world since the concept emerged. Globalization impact on supply chains and logistics has revolutionized global trade. It has resulted in new levels of speed, efficiency, effectiveness and endless options... Read More

Literature review on the ‘Smart Factory’ concept using bibliometric tools (2017)
Journal Article
Strozzi, F., Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., & Noè, C. (2017). Literature review on the ‘Smart Factory’ concept using bibliometric tools. International Journal of Production Research, 55(22), 6572-6591. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2017.1326643

The objective of this paper is to depict a landscape of the scientific literature on the concept of the ‘Smart Factory’, which in recent years is gaining more and more attention from academics and practitioners because of significant innovations in t... 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

Lean and green supply chain management through intermodal transport: insights from the fast moving consumer goods industry (2017)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., & Dallari, F. (2017). Lean and green supply chain management through intermodal transport: insights from the fast moving consumer goods industry. Production planning & control, 28(4), 321-334. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2017.1282642

Combining efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability is crucial for companies to succeed in today’s context of fierce competition. This paper investigates how intermodal transport can be adopted for managing supply chains according to a Lean and Gr... 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

Benchmarking of health technologies distribution models: an investigation of Lombardy’s local health authorities (2016)
Journal Article
Creazza, A., Restelli, U., Porazzi, E., Garagiola, E. R., Croce, D., Arpesella, M., …Noè, C. (2016). Benchmarking of health technologies distribution models: an investigation of Lombardy’s local health authorities. Benchmarking, 23(4), 817-842. https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-12-2013-0123

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop a benchmarking framework for assessing the performance of the distribution models adopted by the local branches of National Health Services (NHSs) for delivering health technologies to patients at a l... Read More

Eco-efficient supply chain networks: Development of a design framework and application to a real case study (2015)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., Dallari, F., & Melacini, M. (2016). Eco-efficient supply chain networks: Development of a design framework and application to a real case study. Production planning & control, 27(3), 157-168. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2015.1090030

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. This paper presents a supply chain network design framework that is based on multi-objective mathematical programming and that can identify 'eco-efficient' configuration alternatives that are both efficient and ecologically... Read More

Designing the venue logistics management operations for a World Exposition (2014)
Journal Article
Creazza, A., Colicchia, C., & Dallari, F. (2015). Designing the venue logistics management operations for a World Exposition. Production planning & control, 26(7), 543-563. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2014.929190

World Expositions, due to their size and peculiar features, pose a number of logistics challenges. This paper aims at developing a design framework for the venue logistics management (VLM) operations to replenish food products to the event site, thro... Read More