Emergency Logistics Planning: A Conceptual Framework
This research aims to establish a conceptual framework that identifies the integrated emergency logistics planning in reaction to natural disasters. A comprehensively conceptual model describes the interactions between various components in the context of relief supply chain. It is vital to have a model that operates the total flow of supplies distribution and evacuation planning as well as the location routing of the related facilities from the source of origins to the hands of receivers through the relief chain. To the best of our knowledge, there is no existing study proposea comprehensive framework for the decisions related to the emergency logistics planning management in the particular natural disaster.
Keywords - Emergency Logistics, Disaster Planning, Operations Management.