Contact Dr Soroosh Saghiri

Background

Soroosh has BSc and MSc degrees in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of East Anglia. He has published two book chapters and more than 10 articles in international academic journals and conferences, and professional magazines. 

Soroosh has been involved in teaching, research and consultancy in universities and companies in the UK and internationally for the last fourteen years. His professional activities include a wide range consultancy projects in fields of supply chain planning and management, supplier evaluation and development, production planning and control, market research, project management, quality management systems, operations strategies, and sustainability.


Current activities

Soroosh (Sam) is senior lecturer at the Centre for Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management (CSPSM). He has been involved in a number of research and consultancy projects with Strategic Procurement and Supply Forum (formerly, Executive Procurement Network), GS1, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and NHS. 

Soroosh is also director of executive MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management course, and director of Leading Procurement Strategy open programme  at Cranfield University.

Besides, Soroosh has been a member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, London Region Committee, since 2007. 


Teaching Areas (including external/international lectures and seminars): 

Procurement and Supply Management

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Operations Strategy and Management

Service Operations Management

Supply Chain Strategies

Food Chain Management

Master Data and Data Standards in the Supply Chain

Transport Modelling

Project Management

Quality Planning and Management

Decision Making Techniques and Methods

Business Simulation

Innovation and Technology Management

Research Methods

Quantitative Methods and Structural Equation Modelling

Time Study with MTM and MOST methods

Personal and Professional Development


Clients

Recent Clients: 

  • GS1 UK
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • DHL
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Pearson Education
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Logistyki i Transportu we Wrocławiu (Poland)
  • Witten/Herdecke University (Germany)
  • Meiji University (Japan)

Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • E Aktas, S Saghiri, Z Topaloglu, T van‘t Wout, A Oledinma, Z Irani, A Sharif & S Huda (2016) Incorporating Consumer Attitudes to Minimise Waste and Out-of-stock Situations in Food Retail. In: Information Research and management Science, Tennessee, 7-10 November 2016.
  • Mirzabeiki, Vahid, Julien, Denyse, Mena, Carlos, Saghiri, Soroosh, Bourlakis & Michael (2015) Inter-organisational Collaboration for Improving Sustainability Performance of Food Supply Chains, POMS 2015, Washington DC, US.. In: POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) 26th Annual Conference, Washington DC, 8-11 May 2015.
  • Mirza Beiki V, Julien D, Mena Madrazo C, Saghiri S, Bourlakis M & Mirza Beiki V (2014) Collaborative Relationships for Sustainability Performance of Food Supply Chains - a Conceptual Model. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3-5 September 2014.
  • Mirza Beiki V, Julien D, Mena Madrazo C, Saghiri S, Bourlakis M & Mirza Beiki V (2014) Collaboration for sustainability in food supply chains - A survey. In: POMS Conference, Atlanta, 9-12 May 2014.
  • Mirzabeiki V, Julien D, Mena C, Saghiri S & Bourlakis M (2014) The Effects of Collaborative Relationships on Sustainability Performance: A Survey of Food Supply Chains. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3-5 September 2014.
  • Saghiri S, Zhou & L (2012) An Investigation into the Impact of Buying Firms on Suppliers’ Environmental Activities. In: 17th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, 20-24 February 2012.
  • Saghiri S, Wilding R & Cousins O (2012) Benefits of EDI: A measurement instrument. In: 17th Logistics Research Network annual conference (LRN 2012), Cranfield, 5-7 September 2012.
  • Saghiri S (2012) Green Supply Management and Supplier Development: Effects on Supplier Environmental Actions. In: 23rd Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society Conference (POMS 2012), Chicago, 20-23 April 2012.
  • Saghiri S, Wilding R & Cousins O (2012) Benefits of EDI: A Measurement Instrument. In: 17th Logistics Research Network annual conference (LRN 2012), Cranfield, 5-7 September 2012.
  • Saghiri S (2008) Time Postponement: Modified Models to Improve Delivery Lead TimeEditRe-order section. In: International Mass Customization Meeting 2008 (IMCM’08), Copenhagen, 19-20 June 2008.
  • Saghiri S (2007) Revisiting three mixed up concepts: Decoupling Point, Mass Customization and Postponement. In: Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Dallas, 4-7 May 2007.
  • Saghiri S (2007) How agility and postponement tackle supply chain uncertainties. In: Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Dallas, 4-7 May 2007.
  • Saghiri S (2007) An investigation on the role of customer order decoupling point analysis on mass customisation strategies. In: Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) international conference, Dallas, Texas, USA, 4-7 May 2007.
  • Saghiri S (2006) Dealing with Market Uncertainty through Leagile Supply Chain Management: A Case Study of Toy Industry. In: Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Boston, 28 April - 1 May 2006.
  • Saghiri S (2006) How postponement support supply chain agility. In: EurOMA 2006, Glasgow, 18-21 June 2006.
  • Fazel Zarandi MH & Saghiri S (2003) A comprehensive fuzzy multi-objective model for supplier selection process. In: The IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, St Louis, MO, 25-28 May 2003.

Books

  • Saghiri S & Mena C (2014) The future of procurement: a wealth of opportunities. In: Leading Procurement Strategy, London: Kogan Page, p. 197-222.
  • Saghiri S (2007) Critical role of supply chain decoupling point in mass customization from its upstream and downstream information systems point of view. In: Mass Customization Information Systems in Business, IGI Global, p. 185-196.