The faculty of the Centre for Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management are active publishers in top ranked logistics and supply chain management journals, regular contributors of papers at  conferences and authors of top logistics books.  They also regularly produce a newsletter which provides updates on the current work of the Centre. 

We've listed below a selection of recent publications:


August 2020 Issue

January 2020 Issue

Recent Books

Logistics Management & Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain (6th Edition) by A Harrison, H Skipworth, R Van Hoek & J Aitken (2019)

Operations Management for Business Excellence (4th Edition) by D Gardiner & H Reefke (2019)

Supply Chains in Action: A Case Study Collection in Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement and Operations Management by R Wilding (2019)

Recent Journal Articles

From Ambition to Action: How to Achieve Integration in Omni-Channel by V Mirzabeiki & S S Saghiri in Journal of Business Research (2020)

Managing Supply Chain Uncertainty Arising from Geopolitical Disruptions: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry and Brexit by S Roscoe, H Skipworth, E Aktas & F Habib in Journal of Operations & Production Management (2020)

Does Sustainability Pay? Evidence from the Food Sector by M F Acar, E Aktas, Y Agan & M Bourlakis in Journal of Foodservice Business Research (2019)

How does Servitisation Affect Supply Chain Circularity? A Systematic Literature Review by C Kühl, M Bourlakis, E Aktas & H Skipworth in Journal of Enterprise Information Management (2019)

Managing Cyber Risk in Supply Chains: a Review and Research Agenda by A Ghadge, M Weiβ, N D Caldwell & R Wilding in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal (2019)

Micro-Generation Technologies and Consumption of Resources: A Complex Systems' Exploration by T Gurbic, L Varga, Y Hu & A Tewari in Journal of Cleaner Production (2019)

Recent Papers

An Integrated Decision Support System for Platelet Distribution by E Aktas, M Roberts, N Yates & S Saghiri, presented at the European Conference on Operational Research (2019)

E-Commerce Order Fulfilment: The Jingdong Model by B Kam, M Gu, R Wilding & C Chan, presented at the 24th International Symposium on Logistics (2019)

Exit Strategies for Buyers - a Comparison of East vs West by F Habib, M Bourlakis & E Aktas, presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society  (2019

Investigating the Impacts of Brexit on Manufacturing Location Decisions by H Moradlou, H Reefke, H Skipworth & W Tate, presented at the POMS Conference (2019)

Is Reshoring still a Viable Strategy for the UK Manufacturers? by H Moradlou, L Fratocchi, H Skipworth & A Ghadge, presented at the European Sciences Decision Institute (EDSI) Conference (2019)

Supply Chain Emergence: a Reconceptualisation and Evidence from Practice by A Tewari, A Ghadge & M Bourlakis, presented at the 24th International Symposium on Logistics (2019)

Supply Chain Risk Management and the Role of Firm Size: a Longitudinal Study of Brexit by S Roscoe, H Skipworth, E Aktas & F Habib, presented at the 26th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (2019)