Improving the supply chain in humanitarian logistics
Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is an NGO with a special mission: to provide medical care in places ordinary physicians can’t reach. Making sure all their long-term clinics have the right amount of the roughly 2,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) with which each is supplied is an enormous logistical challenge.
|Series||RSM Discovery Magazine Collection|
|Journal||RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge|
|Note||This article draws its inspiration from the paper Demand forecasting and order planning for humanitarian logistics: An empirical assessment, written by Erwin van der Laan, Jan van Dalen, Michael Rohrmoser and Rob Simpson, and published in the Journal of Operations Management|
van der Laan, E.A, & van Dalen, J. (2017). Improving the supply chain in humanitarian logistics. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 30(2), 8–10. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/100179