Search for dissertations about: "humanitarian logistics"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words humanitarian logistics.

  1. 1. Consolidation in Humanitarian Logistics

    Author : Alain Vaillancourt; Hanken School of Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; supply chain; humanitarian logistics; consolidation; kitting; procurement;

    Abstract : Major disasters, conflicts and poverty afflict many millions of people around the world. To address the needs of these people, humanitarian organizations deploy a vast array of resources supported by material, financial and information flows. READ MORE

  2. 2. Purchasing Power and Purchasing Strategies - Insights From the Humanitarian Sector

    Author : Ala Pazirandeh; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Humanitarian logistics; Purchainsg; Resource dependency theory; Buyer-supplier power;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, we discuss how buyers practice purchasing strategies in an asymmetric power situation favoring suppliers, and how their purchasing strategies practiced impact their purchasing power and buyer-supplier relationships. Organizations enter exchange relationships to access required resources not produced internally, and are exposed to uncertainty from not being able to fully control or predict flow of resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Purchasing in power asymmetry - A study of vaccine procurement for developing countries

    Author : Ala Pazirandeh; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Purchasing; Power; buyer-supplier relationships; humanitarian logistics; global health;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to increase the understanding of, and develop a model to explain, interrelations between purchasing strategies carried out by buyers within vaccine supply chains for developing countries and their buyer-supplier power structure. In the humanitarian aid context, availability of required goods (e.g. READ MORE