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An analytical framework of maritime disruption management within a supply chain


Gurning, ROS and Cahoon, S and Nguyen, H-O, An analytical framework of maritime disruption management within a supply chain, Full papers of the International Association of Maritime Economists- Annual Conference (IAME 2011), 25-28 October 2011, Santiago, Chile, pp. 1-20. (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper develops the concept of maritime disruption management (MDISM) from the context of maritime service users and providers in supply chains. In particular, the focus is on the manifestation of disruptive risk which is expanded from the concept initially proposed by Gaonkar and Viswanadham (2007) to include the delay, deviation, stoppage, or the loss of service platform as a result of a maritime disruption. Characteristics associated with the risk perceptions and instigating factors of maritime disruptions such as security and safety related factors, service and infrastructure, market, organisation and environment related factors are investigated including how MDISM is implemented by entities when managing maritime disruption and the strategies applied to detect, discover, and to recover from maritime disruptions. The data was obtained from the responses to a maritime disruption survey undertaken in 2009-2010 of 34 senior managers as maritime users, maritime providers and entities of a wheat supply chain between Australia and Indonesia. As a result the paper recommends four management strategies: 1) mitigation, 2) adaptation 3) coordination, and 4) intervention, as a means to manage unwanted maritime events that create disruptions in a supply chain. In addition, the research also find that the major restrictions to MDISM are the complexity of the supply chain structure because it discourages entities and maritime operators to change their risk management approach concerning various possible disruptive events.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Maritime disruption, supply chain, Indonesia
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Research Field:Logistics
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Water transport
Objective Field:International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
UTAS Author:Gurning, ROS (Mr Raja Gurning)
UTAS Author:Cahoon, S (Professor Stephen Cahoon)
UTAS Author:Nguyen, H-O (Associate Professor Oanh Nguyen)
ID Code:77120
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:NC Ports and Shipping
Deposited On:2012-03-18
Last Modified:2014-11-05
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