The Logistics and Operations Management Section is an interdisciplinary group of academics, with backgrounds in mathematics, economics, engineering, geography, law, management and psychology, who aim to advance academic and practical knowledge in the totality of logistics and operations management by addressing the issues of:
We are also extending our portfolio of research to include aspect of service operations such as in public services, such as healthcare and government, and the 'servitisation' of products.
New strategic research themes:
We are one of the largest groupings of academic staff in this subject area internationally and we are highly active in terms of research output, postgraduate teaching, and postgraduate research. A number of Research Groups and Units are to be found within the Section and while these provide a focal point for academics and students with similar research interests they also provide opportunities for cross-fertilization of ideas and the promotion of synergies. This, along with advice on activities coming from a highly active Advisory Group ensures that our research and teaching is highly relevant to practice.
Professor Christine Harland sat on a round table debate at the Health Care Supply Association annual conference at Manchester, chaired by Professor Duncan Eaton, University of Bath.
Geoff Lippitt, Business Development Director for PD Ports, visited Cardiff Business School to give a guest lecture.
Dr Stopford, author of 'Maritime Economics' and President of Clarksons Research Services, gave the first in this year's seminars for our Logistics and Operations Management section.
The Logistics and Operations Management section is home to the following research groups and centres:
Academics from the Logistics and Operations Management section also participate in Cardiff University’s multidisciplinary Sustainable Places Research Institute
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