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The Resource Managing Humanitarian Logistics

Managing Humanitarian Logistics

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Managing Humanitarian Logistics
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Managing Humanitarian Logistics
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Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics Ser
Managing Humanitarian Logistics
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Managing Humanitarian Logistics
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Contents
  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I: Humanitarian Logistics Design and Planning -- Chapter 1: Humanitarian Logistics and Disaster Management: The Role of Different Stakeholders -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Disaster Statistics and Response Mechanisms -- 1.3 Coordination for Disaster Management in India -- 1.4 The Role of Different Stakeholders in Disaster Management -- 1.4.1 The Academic Community -- 1.4.1.1 Education in Humanitarian Logistics -- 1.4.1.2 Development and Sharing of Best Practices -- 1.4.1.3 Research in Logistics Preparedness, Planning, and Optimization -- 1.4.2 The Government Bodies and Disaster Response Organizations -- 1.4.2.1 Preparedness for Disasters -- 1.4.2.2 Responding to Disasters -- 1.4.3 Other Stakeholders (Disaster-Prone Communities and Donors) -- 1.4.3.1 Cooperation in Disaster Management Efforts -- 1.4.3.2 Developing Human Values -- 1.4.3.3 Donors Should Be Responsible Citizens -- 1.4.4 The Technology for Humanitarian Efforts -- 1.4.4.1 Role of Technology During Preparedness -- 1.4.4.2 Role of Technology During Emergency Response -- 1.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Logistics Planning in Natural Disasters -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Natural Disasters in India in the Last Decade -- 2.3 Disaster Management and Logistics Planning During Natural Disasters in India -- 2.4 Analysis of Existing Situation and Improvements -- 2.5 Suggestions -- 2.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Identification and Modelling of Critical Success Factors of a Humanitarian Supply Chain -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Literature Review -- 3.2.1 Information Management and Technology Utilisation -- 3.2.2 Continuous Improvement -- 3.2.3 Effective Utilisation of Resources -- 3.2.4 Strategic Planning -- 3.2.5 Distribution Strategy -- 3.2.6 Transport and Capacity Planning -- 3.2.7 Disaster Assessment
  • 3.2.8 Risk Mitigation -- 3.2.9 Prompt Response -- 3.2.10 Restoration -- 3.2.11 Minimisation of Loss of Human Lives -- 3.3 Methodology -- 3.3.1 Step by Step Procedure (Adopted from Sushil 2012 -- Mandal and Deshmukh 1993) -- 3.3.2 Development of Structural Self-Interaction Matrix (SSIM) -- 3.3.3 Constructing Initial Reachability Matrix -- 3.3.4 Constructing Final Reachability Matrix -- 3.3.5 Level Partitions -- 3.3.6 ISM Methodology and Model Development -- 3.4 MICMAC Analysis -- 3.5 Results and Discussions -- 3.6 Conclusion and Future Scope -- References -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 4: Non-Ownership Commercial Mobility and Humanitarian Logistics: New Perspectives to Improve Response Times and Long-T... -- 4.1 No Vehicles Mean No Aid -- 4.2 Efficacy of Humanitarian Logistics -- 4.2.1 Status Quo in Humanitarian Logistics -- 4.2.2 Quick Response and Long-Term Development to Improve Sustainable Livelihoods -- 4.3 Service-Dominant Logic -- 4.4 Service-Dominant Logic in Humanitarian Logistics -- 4.5 Contributions -- References -- Chapter 5: Modeling the Barriers of Humanitarian Supply Chain Management in India -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Identification of the HSCM Barriers -- 5.2.1 Lack of Correct Need and Damage Assessment -- 5.2.2 Lack of Predictable Demand Patterns -- 5.2.3 Shortage of Experienced Logisticians -- 5.2.4 Lack of Bilateral Information Sharing -- 5.2.5 Lack of Infrastructure Facilities -- 5.2.6 Lack of Knowledge About Customers -- 5.2.7 Lack of a Central Authority -- 5.2.8 Lack of Knowledge About Scale of Devastation -- 5.2.9 Unpredictable Occurrence -- 5.2.10 Improper Identification of Supply Sources -- 5.2.11 Lack of Proper Management of Aid Materials -- 5.2.12 Lack of Coordination Between Different Actors -- 5.2.13 Inadequate Procurement of Aid Materials -- 5.2.14 Improper Funding -- 5.3 Interpretive Structural Modeling
  • 5.3.1 Structural Self-Interaction Matrix (SSIM) -- 5.3.2 Reachability Matrix -- 5.3.3 Level Partitions -- 5.4 Discussion -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Humanitarian Logistics Strategies -- Chapter 6: Relief Network Model for Efficient Disaster Management and Disaster Recovery -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Literature Review -- 6.2.1 Humanitarian Relief Supply Chain -- 6.2.2 Need for a Coordinated Effort -- 6.2.3 Coordination Models and Frameworks -- 6.2.3.1 Coordination Through Clusters -- 6.2.3.2 Chain Coordinators -- 6.2.3.3 Open Network of Humanitarian Firms -- 6.2.3.4 Engagement of Local Population -- 6.2.3.5 Civil Contingencies Agency Management System -- 6.3 Conceptual Framework -- 6.4 IT-Enabled Relief Network Model -- 6.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Exploring the Challenges in Implementation of Information Technology in Humanitarian Relief Organisations in India:... -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Literature Review -- 7.3 Methodology -- 7.4 Identification of Barriers in IT Implementation in HSCM -- 7.4.1 Low Level of Investment for Implementation of IT -- 7.4.2 Lack of Strategic Planning -- 7.4.3 Lack of Management-Level SCM Professionals -- 7.4.4 Low Level of IT Awareness -- 7.4.5 Decentralised Organisation Structure -- 7.4.6 Resistive to Change to IT Enable -- 7.4.7 Low Priority by Management -- 7.4.8 Lack of Common Language -- 7.5 Discussion and Conclusion -- 7.6 Limitations and Suggestion for Further Studies -- References -- Chapter 8: Managing Disaster Supply Chains with RFID for Humanitarian Logistics -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.1.1 Humanitarian Logistics and Stages in the Emergency Supply Chain -- 8.2 RFID in Disaster Supply Chain Management -- 8.2.1 Role of Technology in Disaster Supply Chain Management -- 8.2.2 Security -- 8.2.3 System Architecture -- 8.3 Literature Review -- 8.3.1 RFID Use and Collaboration
  • 8.3.2 Inter-organisational Trust -- 8.3.3 Collaboration and Agility -- 8.4 Theoretical Background and Model -- 8.4.1 Resource-Based View (RBV) -- 8.4.2 Social Capital Theory/Agency Theory -- 8.5 Research Methodology -- 8.6 Findings and Discussions: Summary of the Survey Results -- 8.7 Conclusions and Future Work -- References -- Chapter 9: An Agile and Flexible Supply Chain for Efficient Humanitarian Logistics in a Disaster Management System -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Logistic Necessities in Disaster Management -- 9.3 Existing Literary Resources -- 9.3.1 Secure Site Location Decision Process -- 9.3.2 Logistics and Process Analysis Tool (LPAT) -- 9.4 Discussions on Suggested Model -- 9.4.1 The Emergency Management Organization (EMO) -- 9.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: A C̀̀ollective Impact Frameworḱ ́to Improve Output and Outcomes in Disaster Reconstruction Programs -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Background to the Paper -- 10.3 Collective Impact -- 10.4 Isolated Impact -- 10.5 Collective Impact Framework -- 10.5.1 Common Goal -- 10.5.2 Common and Shared Measurement System -- 10.5.3 Collaboration -- 10.5.4 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) -- 10.5.5 Communication and Coordination -- 10.5.6 Collective Impact Board -- 10.6 The Challenges -- 10.7 Overcoming the Challenges -- 10.8 Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Humanitarian Logistics Modelling -- Chapter 11: An Approach of Modeling for Humanitarian Supplies -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 The Humanitarian Supply Chain -- 11.3 Literature Review -- 11.3.1 Supply Chain Management and Humanitarian Aid -- 11.3.2 Disaster Planning -- 11.3.3 Objective Functions Under Disaster Relief Operations -- 11.3.3.1 Minimize Total Response Time -- 11.3.3.2 Minimize Latest Arrival -- 11.3.3.3 Maximize Travel Reliability -- 11.3.3.4 Minimize Cost -- 11.3.3.5 Goods -- 11.3.3.6 Routing
  • 11.3.4 Reliable Transportation During Disaster -- 11.3.4.1 Relief Operations -- 11.3.4.2 Location-Routing Problems -- 11.3.4.3 Location-Routing Model -- 11.3.4.4 Integrated Location-Routing Models -- 11.3.4.5 Location Choosing for Pre-position Inventory -- 11.4 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: Reinforcing the Human Elements in Downstream Supply Chain in TOC Way -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Conceptual Framework -- 12.3 Theory of Constraints (TOC) -- 12.4 Research Objective -- 12.5 Literature Review -- 12.5.1 What to Change? -- 12.5.2 What to Change to? -- 12.5.3 How to Cause the Change? -- 12.6 Research Methodology -- 12.7 Reinforcing the Human Elements in Downstream Supply Chain with TOC -- 12.8 Conclusions -- 12.9 Discussion -- References -- Chapter 13: Business Modeling for the Sustainability of Humanitarian Projects -- 13.1 Background -- 13.2 Field Location -- 13.3 The Business Model -- 13.3.1 Customer Segments -- 13.3.2 Awareness Program and Medical Camps (Mass Market Customer Segment) -- 13.3.3 Value Propositions -- 13.3.4 Channels -- 13.3.5 Customer Relationships -- 13.3.6 Revenue Streams -- 13.3.7 Alternate Sources for Revenue -- 13.3.8 Key Resources -- 13.3.9 Key Activities -- 13.3.10 Key Partnerships -- 13.3.11 Cost Structure -- 13.3.12 Scope for Improvement -- 13.4 Incorporation of Microinsurance -- 13.4.1 Community-Based Model -- 13.5 Discussions -- References -- Chapter 14: Supplier Selection and Multi-period Demand Allocation in a Humanitarian Supply Chain -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Review of the Literature -- 14.2.1 Optimization Techniques -- 14.2.2 Multi-objective Programming -- 14.2.3 Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) -- 14.2.4 Data Envelopment Analysis -- 14.2.5 Artificial Intelligence -- 14.2.6 Hybrid Approaches -- 14.3 Research Issues and Objective of the Study -- 14.4 Hybrid Fuzzy, TOPSIS, and MILP Methodology
  • 14.5 Case Study
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