Handbook of Research on Urban and Humanitarian Logistics

Handbook of Research on Urban and Humanitarian Logistics

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Government & Law for 2019.

Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France), Mario Chong (Universidad del Pacifico, Peru), Jorge Vargas Florez (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru), and Julio Padilla Solis (Universidad de Lima, Peru)
Release Date: June, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 497
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8160-4
ISBN13: 9781522581604|ISBN10: 152258160X|EISBN13: 9781522581611
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Description & Coverage
Description:

City logistics is one of the most popular fields of transportation sciences, dealing with sustainably supplying cities and at the same time reducing congestion and pollution related to goods transport in urban areas. Recently, humanitarian, emergency, and crises logistics has been a subject of increasing interest, often seen from an international viewpoint. However, some of the recent natural crises have shown the importance of resilience and reliability of the current urban logistics systems.

The Handbook of Research on Urban and Humanitarian Logistics is a critical scholarly publication that addresses urban logistics and resilience, sustainable urban logistics, humanitarian logistics in urban areas both for crisis or long-term, and planning for resilient urban development. Featuring a broad range of topics that discuss the new and future trends in urban logistics and resilient cities, this publication is ideal for public planners; urban planners; company managers in logistics and transport; consulting agencies; regional, national, and international institutions and organizations; researchers; academicians; and students.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Crisis Management
  • Daily Operations
  • Freight Transport Management
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Logistics
  • Scenario Assessment
  • Sustainability
  • Transport Governance
  • Urban Resilience
  • Warehouse Management
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Editor/Author Biographies

Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu is associate professor at Ecole des Mines Saint-Etienne, UMR 5600 « Environment, City and Society ». He holds a MSc. in Civil Engineering (INSA Lyon, France), a PhD. in Computers and Systems Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) and is Dr. Hab. in Transport Economics (Université Paris Est). He is also member of the Institute of Urban Transport and Mobility (Lyon, France), and has lead and leads various projects on sustainable logistics systems. His main research interests are sustainable urban logistics actions and policies, sustainability evaluation and sustainable dashboards, group decision support, consensus search and social evaluation of transport systems and logistics organizations. He combines both quantitative and qualitative research methods and is interested in group and consensus decision processes. He is a recognized expert in the field of sustainable urban logistics. He counts more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 20 book chapters and 100 communications, including more than 10 keynote speeches. He is co-editor more than 10 special issues of peer-reviewed journals and participates actively on other editorial activities.

Professor and Vice Dean of the School of Business Engineering at Universidad del Pacífico. He holds a PhD in Business Management from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos; a Master’s in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s in Systems Engineering, both from Universidad de Lima. He is an Industrial Engineer from Universidad de Lima. He has completed a certification in Supply Chain Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has experience developing research projects related to the field of business such as business strategy, supply chain, operations, global business, agribusiness, and rural associativity. He is Director of the Peruvian Association of Professionals in Logistics (APPROLOG). He is an international member of the System Dynamics Society (SD) and the Association of Supply Chain Professionals and Operations Management (APICS). He has been coordinator of special projects, corporate and international program development director, academic director of the Master’s programs in Business Administration (MBA), Global Business, Agribusiness, and Food and Supply Chain Management at Universidad del Pacífico.
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