Contact Dr Soroosh Saghiri
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.
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
Quality Planning and Management
Decision Making Techniques and Methods
Innovation and Technology Management
Quantitative Methods and Structural Equation Modelling
Time Study with MTM and MOST methods
Personal and Professional Development
- GS1 UK
- Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
- Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Pearson Education
- Logistyki i Transportu we Wrocławiu (Poland)
- Witten/Herdecke University (Germany)
- Meiji University (Japan)
Articles In Journals
- Ebrahimi A, Khakpour R & Saghiri S (2021) Sustainable setup stream mapping (3SM): a systematic approach to lean sustainable manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Available Online 29 April 2021.
- Saghiri S & Mirzabeiki V (2021) Omni-channel integration: the matter of information and digital technology, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 41 (11) 1660-1710.
- Saghiri S & Wilding R (2021) On the effectiveness of supplier development programs: The role of supply-side moderators, Technovation, 103 (May) Article No. 102234.
- Saghiri SS & Mirzabeiki V (2021) Buyer-led environmental supplier development: Can suppliers really help it?, International Journal of Production Economics, 233 (March) Article No. 107969.
- Mirzabeiki V & Saghiri S (2020) From ambition to action: How to achieve integration in omni-channel?, Journal of Business Research, 110 (March) 1-11.
- Saghiri S & Bourlakis M (2020) Omni-channel evolution: confronting the whats and hows, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 50 (5) 505-508.
- Saghiri S (2019) Building the Procurement Professionals of Tomorrow, SupplyChainDigital (January) 34-40.
- Lotfi M & Saghiri S (2018) Disentangling resilience, agility and leanness: conceptual development and empirical analysis, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 29 (1) 168-197.
- Saghiri SS, Bernon M, Bourlakis M & Wilding R (2018) Omni-channel logistics special issue, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 48 (4) 362-364.
- Saghiri S, Wilding R, Mena C & Bourlakis M (2017) Toward a three-dimensional framework for omni-channel, Journal of Business Research, 77 (August) 53-67.
- Saghiri SS & Barnes SJ (2016) Supplier flexibility and postponement implementation: An empirical analysis, International Journal of Production Economics, 173 (March) 170-183.
- Saghiri S & Wilding R (2016) The Journey Toward Omni-Channel Retailing, Logistics and Transport Focus, 18 (12) 30-32.
- Skipworth H, Godsell J, Wong CY, Saghiri S & Julien D (2015) Supply chain alignment for improved business performance: an empirical study, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 20 (5) 511-533.
- Saghiri S & Hill A (2014) Supplier relationship impacts on postponement strategies, International Journal of Production Research, 52 (7) 2134-2153.
- Saghiri S, BingKai H, Gibson R & Godsmark J (2014) Logistics Outsourcing: Changing Attitudes?, Logistics and Transport Focus, 16 (12) 44-48.
- Saghiri S & Wilding R (2014) Electronic Data Interchange Cost Calculator, Logistics and Transport Focus, 40 (2).
- Saghiri S & Wilding RD (2013) Go for gold - winning the supply chain triathlon: creating social, economic and environmental value, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 16 (6) 445-446.
- Saghiri S (2011) A structural approach to assessing postponement strategies: construct development and validation, International Journal of Production Research, 49 (21) 6427-6450.
- Woo HS & Saghiri S (2011) Order assignment considering buyer, third-party logistics provider, and suppliers, International Journal of Production Economics, 130 (2) 144-152.
- Fazel Zarandia MH, Fazel Zarania MM & Saghiri S (2007) Five crisp and fuzzy models for supply chain of an automotive manufacturing system, International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, 2 (3) 178-196.
- Fazel Zarandi, MH, Turksen IB & Saghiri S (2002) Supply chain: crisp and fuzzy aspects, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences, 12 (3) 423-435.
- Aktas E, Roberts M, Yates N & Saghiri S (2019) An Integrated Decision Support System for Platelet Distribution. In: European Conference on Operational Research 2019, Dublin, 23-26 June 2019.
- Mirzabeiki V, Saghiri S & Wilding R (2017) Managing Cost-to-Serve in Omni-Channel Retail Logistics. In: 22nd Annual Logistics Research Network Conference - Southampton 2017, Solent University, Southampton, 6-8 September 2017.
- 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) 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 (2007) How agility and postponement tackle supply chain uncertainties. In: Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Dallas, 4-7 May 2007.
- Saghiri S (2006) How postponement support supply chain agility. In: 13th EurOMA International Annual Conference, 2006, Glasgow, 18-21 June 2006.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.