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Supply chain

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Supply chain economics
Supply chain organisation
Supply chain management
NARROWER TERMS
Policy report

Trade in the time of parcels

A comprehensive framework is needed to understand the landscape for cross-border parcel trade, including in the context of challenges experienced during COVID-19. This paper proposes such a framework to analyse the evolving environment for cross-border trade in parcels, exploring the types of goods that are...
Report

Risky goods: New Zealand imports

This report highlights New Zealand’s most risky goods, as well as how other countries are looking into supply chains and addressing imports linked to child labour and forced labour.
Report

Vulnerable supply chains: interim report

This report identifies where supply chain disruptions could occur in Australia, and looks at targeted policy options to protect local supply chains.
Conference paper

Construction materials flow investigation: delay evaluation in a sand supply chain with simulation

The construction sector is considered one of the largest resource consumers on the planet and one of the main productive sectors of the economy. This proposed model demonstrates the impacts arising from delays in the delivery of materials, leading to the stoppage of teams and...
Report

Addressing Forced Labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: collective action to develop new sourcing opportunities

This report argues that to speed the development of alternate sourcing hubs that are free of forced labor, public and private actors must coordinate to encourage long-term investment in new locations, and international human rights and environmental standards must form a fundamental element of the...
Report

Working from home: from invisibility to decent work

With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the world’s workforce have shifted to home-working, thereby joining the hundreds of millions of workers who have already been working from home for decades. This report seeks to improve understanding of home work, as well as...
Conference paper

Chain of wastes: the moderating role of making-do

This study presents an application of the Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) for the modelling of a chain of wastes.
Report

Net-zero challenge: the supply chain opportunity

This report showcases the opportunity that all companies have for huge climate impact through action to decarbonize global supply chains.
Report

New approaches to supply chain traceability: implications for Xinjiang and beyond

This report first explores the need for supply chain traceability, current approaches, and the challenges the apparel and textile industry faces with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region context. It goes on to discusses a number of new initiatives and technologies, exploring the...
Journal article

Additive manufacturing technology and its implementation in construction as an eco-innovative solution

This paper highlights the key roles of interdisciplinary research and importance of material formulations.