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Christopher, Martin
Humanitarian logistics : meeting the challenge of preparing for and responding to disasters / Martin Christopher and Peter Tatham
Alternate Title Meeting the challenge of preparing for and responding to disasters
1st ed
London ; Philadelphia, Pa. : Kogan Page, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV553 .C55 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Humanitarian assistance
Emergency management
Business logistics
Physical Description xviii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)"--t.p
Contents Risky business: what humanitarians can learn from business logisticians and vice versa / Paul D. Larson -- Impacts of funding systems on humanitarian operations / Tina Wakolbinger and Fuminori Toyasaki -- The importance of information technology in humanitarian supply chains: opportunities and challenges in the Helios project / Martijn Blansjaar and Charl van der Merwe -- Humanitarian logistics metrics: where we are and how we might improve / Peter Tatham and Kate Hughes -- Humanitarian logistics and the cluster approach: global shifts and the us perspective / Nezih Altay and Melissa Labonte -- The 2004 Thailand tsunami reviewed: lessons learned / Stephen Pettit, Anthony Beresford, Michael Whiting and Ruth Banomyong -- The journey to humanitarian supply network management: an African perspective / Paul S.N. Buatsi -- Humanitarian logistics in the United States: supply chain systems for responding to domestic disasters / Jarrod Goentzel and Karen Spens -- The supply network's role as an enabler of development / Deborah Ellis -- Humanitarian logistics professionalism / David M. Moore and David H. Taylor -- Humanitarian logistics: a cultural perspective / Rachel Dowty -- The impossible interface?: combining humanitarian logistics and military supply chain capabilities / Jersey Seipel -- Disaster agencies and military forces: not such strange bedfellows after all / Tim Cross -- So where next?: developments in humanitarian logistics / Gynögyi Kovács
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Tatham, Peter
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK

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