Humanitarian logistics in Zimbabwe : a taxonomic literature review
- Authors: Chingono, Tatenda T. , Mbohwa, Charles
- Date: 2015
- Subjects: Humanitarian logistics , HIV/AIDS
- Language: English
- Type: Conference proceedings
- Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/72210 , uj:18251 , Citation: Chingono, T.T. & Mbohwa, C. 2015. Humanitarian logistics in Zimbabwe : a taxonomic literature review.
- Description: Abstract: This paper aims to provide an overview of the key problems and perspectives to-ward a sustainable supply chain of HIV/AIDS related commodities. It is based on an extensive literature study, taking into account recent major reviews, and considering a wide range of different views from eminent experts worldwideMost research has focused on trying to implement and introduce humanitarian logistics and supply chain management to Humanitarian organizations in trying to make their efforts quicker, efficient and cost effective such researchers include, Clark and Culkin (2007), Thomas (2003), Van Wassenhove (2006), Kleindorfer and Van Wassenhove (2004), Thomas and Mizushima (2005), Tomasini and Van Wassenhove (2004), Qiang and Nagurney (2008), Thompson (2008). Some even further suggest Supply Chain Analytics for Humanitarian Logistics Transformation (Nyaguthie, 2008) focuses on the important role of humanitarian logistics, Networks for Africa in support for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. Some research has also focused on comparing the lessons learnt from both humanitarian and private sector logistics and supply chain management. Rolando M. Tomasini and Luk N. Van Wassenhove (2005; 2006) explore the way one such odd couple operates.
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Performance based on incentives in humanitarian logistics and supply chains in South Africa
- Authors: Mbadou, Angelina Fernande , Mbohwa, Charles
- Date: 2013
- Subjects: Business logistics , Humanitarian logistics , Incentives in industry , Emergency management
- Type: Article
- Identifier: uj:6160 , http://hdl.handle.net/10210/13764
- Description: This paper aims to focus on the importance of humanitarian logistics and supply chain to overcome natural disasters. South Africa is a country with low risk to natural disasters but it still can be affected by natural disasters such as drought, floods, fires and mining disasters. Humanitarian organisations need to have a good logistics and supply chain to be able to assist people better and quickly in case of emergency. Humanitarian organisation must have a structure and implement the right coordination for the operation to be conducted in a proper way. Those organisations have to be prepared no matter the disaster. Finally the distribution of goods in where the organisation needs to have an excellent structure that suit every kind of natural catastrophe happening in the country.
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