Jon M. Stauffer

Decentralized supply chains - with a greater number of hubs and depot locations – are designed to be more responsive to disasters around the globe by getting primary relief items such as food, water and medicines to beneficiaries quickly. This case explores the centralized vs. decentralized tradeoff for the secondary support supply chain of an international humanitarian organization (IHO).

Published 30 Jan 2017

Reference 6266

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain

Region Global

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