The way forward : Current trends in humanitarian logistics

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As is the tradition, the final chapter in this book does not conclude the book as much as it evaluates the way forward of humanitarian logistics research and practice. The chapter revisits earlier such predictions and adds current developments and expected, future steps in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management. Some stem from systemic changes, either from within the discipline as the move towards cash based interventions, others from outside of the discipline as is the large-scale impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on not just pandemic response but how aid is delivered overall.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHumanitarian Logistics : Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters and Complex Emergencies
EditorsGraham Heaslip, Peter Tatham
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherKogan Page
Publication date2023
ISBN (Print)978-1-3986-0716-3, 978-1-3986-0714-9
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-3986-0715-6
Publication statusPublished - 2023
MoE publication typeD2 Article in a professional reserarch book (incl. editor's introduction, manuals, guides)


  • 512 Business and Management

Areas of Strength and Areas of High Potential (AoS and AoHP)

  • AoHP: Humanitarian and societal logistics


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