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Title: Rise of humanitarian logistics
Authors: Maspero, EL
Ittmann, HW
Keywords: Humanitarian logistics
Aid logistics chain
SATC
Southern African Transport Conference
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Citation: Maspero, EL and Ittmann, HW. 2008. Rise of humanitarian logistics. Partnership for Research and Progress in Transportation: Proceedings of the 27th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), Pretoria, South Africa, 7-11 July 2008, pp 175-184
Abstract: The paper begins by presenting the humanitarian sector at its widest through sketching the history and development of the field and the environment within which humanitarian logistics must take place. Next, the range of role-players engaged in humanitarian logistics, the nature of humanitarian space and the challenges to conventional logistics thinking are examined. The key similarities and differences between conventional private sector and humanitarian logistics are discussed and areas for increased public/private partnerships in logistics are highlighted
Description: Partnership for Research and Progress in Transportation: 27th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), Pretoria, South Africa, 7-11 July 2008, pp 175 -184
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3054
ISBN: 978-1-920017-34-7
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