Operations, Logistics & Quality

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Topical coverage

  • Assessing and managing supply chain vulnerability
  • Big data analytics applied to operations
  • Cold supply chains
  • Development aid logistics and supply chain management
  • Disaster relief operations
  • Emergency logistics
  • Global operations
  • Green supply chain
  • Humanitarian logistics
  • Industry 4.0
  • Lean operations
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Managing supply chain disruptions
  • Manufacturing technology management
  • Measuring performance in humanitarian supply chains
  • Multi-channel distribution
  • New distribution methods
  • Offshoring
  • Outsourcing
  • Process control
  • Production management
  • Quality control
  • Quality reliability
  • Service management
  • Service quality
  • Supply chain information systems
  • Supply chain management
  • Supply chain management in disaster relief
  • Sustainable transport
  • Systems reliability
  • Technology management
  • Total quality management

Content highlights



Lean and Six Sigma implementation challenges in developing countries

International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 2021.


Protecting vulnerable people during pandemics through home delivery of essential supplies: a distribution logistics model

Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Evaluates feasible and resource-efficient home delivery strategies, including collaboration between retailers and logistics service providers based on a practical application.


Rescaling and refocusing smart cities research: from mega cities to smart villages

Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management

Queries the smart cities debate and, by reference to megacities research, argues that the smart city remains an overly normatively laden concept frequently discussed in separation from the broader socio-political and economic contexts in which it is embedded.


The impact of Industry 4.0 implementation on supply chains

Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

Explores the key drivers and barriers for Industry 4.0 implementation under four business dimensions: strategic, organisational, technological and legal and ethical.


Angappa Gunasekaran (California State University, USA) teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management and management science and has over 200 articles published in 40 different peer-reviewed journals.



What do we know about manufacturing reshoring?

Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing

Aims to analyse and classify research that has been conducted on manufacturing reshoring, i.e. the decision to bring back to the home country production activities earlier offshored, independently of the governance mode (insourcing vs outsourcing).


Understanding blockchain technology for future supply chains: a systematic literature review and research agenda

Supply Chain Management

Investigates the way in which blockchain technology is likely to influence future supply chain practices and policies.


Supply Chain Management in the Latin-American business environment – opportunity or necessity?

International Journal of Logistics Management, 2021.


The future of manufacturing industry: a strategic roadmap toward Industry 4.0

Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

The strategic roadmap presented in this study can offer as a holistic view of common steps that manufacturers need to undertake in their transition toward the Industry 4.0

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