Rolando Tomasini

Agility is a global logistics provider, based in Kuwait. In 2006, it reorganized and joined the ranks of the top ten global logistics providers worldwide. Following this reorganization, CEO Tarek Sultan took the initiative to give greater definition to his company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) profile.

Published 27 Mar 2009

Reference 5559

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain

Region Middle-East

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In 2006, the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah captured two Israeli soldiers patrolling the Lebanese-Israeli border. Israel responded with large-scale bombing of Lebanon’s major bridges, cities, main airports, sea port and all commercial borders. The fighting resulted in approximately one million internally displaced people, 30,000 homes destroyed, over 1,000 dead, and around 5,000 injured.

Published 18 Sep 2008

Reference 5530

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho is a landlocked country of approximately 2 million people. Highly dependent on South Africa's economy and trade, in a good year Lesotho is only able to produce 35% of its cereal needs. Approximately 30% of the population is affected by HIV/AIDS.

Published 18 Feb 2008

Reference 5495

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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Fleet Management is the second largest spending in the humanitarian sector, preceded by staffing. Aware of the fact and concerned for the increased need for efficiency, a group of humanitarian professionals manage to raise awareness in their community and bring to the discussion table the members of the different organizations concerned.

Published 09 Jan 2006

Reference 5361

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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Based on a series of deployments (Mozambique-Sudan) the case narrates some of the lessons learned and challenges faced by the United Nations Joint Logistics Center (UNJLC) is using Information Management to reinforce and enact their mandate of interagency coordination in complex crises.

Published 05 Feb 2005

Reference 5278

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Global

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The case narrates the internal processes of choosing and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. It illustrates the process of choosing a cause, selecting partners, creating a working plan, and finally getting the company's executive board's commitment.

Published 06 Jan 2004

Reference 5187

Topic Responsibility

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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Set during the 2002 Southern Africa food crisis the case describes the design and implementation of a humanitarian logistics operation for the distribution of food donations in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).

Published 03 Jan 2004

Reference 5169

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain

Region Global

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Set during the devasting earthquakes in 2001 in El Salvador, the case narrates the process of implementing SUMA, a supply management system. It addresses the complexity of a humanitarian operation where numerous un-coordinated parties are involved in a highly politicized environment.

Published 30 Sep 2003

Reference 5145

Topic Operations

Region South America

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The case narrates the internal processes of choosing and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. It illustrates the process of choosing a cause, selecting partners, creating a working plan, and finally getting the company's executive board's commitment.

Published 06 Jan 2004

Reference 5187

Topic Responsibility

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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