About Us

This site is managed and maintained by Ben Benjabutr. He holds an M.Sc. in logistics management with 10+ years of experience in various functions in supply chain management such as procurement, new product development, international business, business process analysis and demand management.

Our Mission
- The inspiration to create this site is to try to narrow the gap between theories and actual business practices

- We present theories in a practical and reader-friendly manner

- We provide readers with the unbiased information on supply chain management concepts, techniques and case studies that you can readily apply to your work

We have been blogging about supply chain management for almost 8 years now and the list below is something we are very pround of,

- We are cited by reputable such as like Forbes.com, Hbs.edu (Harvard Business School), WeForum.org (World Economic Forum), EmeraldInsight.com and ResearchGate.net

- We are so proud that many academic institutes use our content in classes and their e-learning platforms.

- World's leading companies also share our contents to their team members.

- Ben has been one of the top writers in supply chain management related topics on Quora.com

- Our site traffic has always been among the top supply chain management blogs internationally.

- Our infographics is featured on Inboundlogistics Magazine and some of our articles are featured on SupplyChain247

Our Contributors
Since we try to make it easier for you to learn supply chain management, we occasionally invite leading supply chain experts to contribute to our blog. They are from leading business/engineering schools and companies around the world such as,

- J. Paul Dittmann (University of Tennessee)

- Thomas Roemer (MIT Sloan School of Management)

- Bruce Ferrin (Western Michigan University)

- John McKeller (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

- Marcel Zondag (Western Michigan University)

- Tobias Schoenherr (Michigan State University)

- Ayman Omar (American University)

- Burcu Keskin (University of Alabama)

In the Press
We have been cited by many leading publications around the world! This section will show you the list of notable citations we obtain based on the category of each publication. Don't forget to check back this section to see more media coverage, news and thought leadership from time to time.


- The Big Data Supply Chain Is Hungry, And You Need To Feed It on Forbes (2015)

- Why networks are the key to global success on World Economic Forum (2015)

Technical Paper

Innovation in the Methods of Public Procurement in Latin America and The Caribbean by Inter-American Development Bank (2017)

- Health Information Systems Interoperability Maturity Toolkit: Users' Guide by MEASURE Evaluation under USAID (2017)


- How to Formulate an Operations and Supply Chain Strategy to Enter into New and Emerging Markets by Anssar Khan (2018)

- Managing Global Supply Chains by Ron Basu and J. Nevan Wright (2016)

- Handbook of Research on Integrating Social Media into Strategic Marketing edited by Nick Hajli (2015)

- Principles of Supply Chain Management by Richard E. Crandall, William R. Crandall and Charlie C. Chen (2014)

Journal Article

- Understanding customer requirements of corrugated industry using Kano model on International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management (2018)

- Predicting the Perceived Worth of Software Product Requirements with Customer Satisfaction on Advanced Science Letters (2017)

- Supply chain in the readymade garments industry (Zara case study) on International Design Journal (2017)

- Best Practices for Reverse Logistics Management on International Journal of Advanced Trends in Engineering and Technology -IJATET (2016)

- Enhancing the Practical Relevance of Research on Production and Operations Management (2016)

- Understanding the relationship between Kano model’s customer satisfaction scores and self-stated requirements importance on SpringerPlus (2016)

- An Application of Kano Method in the Elicitation of Stakeholder Satisfying Requirements for an e-Ebola Awareness System on International Journal of Systems Applications, Engineering & Development (2016)

- A Study on Customer Awareness on Return Policy Initiatives in Select E-Commerce Websites with Special Reference To Apparel Sector, in Suburbs of Mumbai, India on International Journal of Business Management & Research (2016)

- RFID and XBee based Automated Verification of Put-away Operation for Warehouse Management Systems on International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications (2016)

- Green Supply Chain Management Practices In EthiopianTannery Industry: An Empirical Study on International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (2015)

- Why Apple’s product magic continues to amaze – skills of the world’s #1 value chain integrator on Strategy & Leadership (2014)

- Supply Chain Management in The Conditions of Global Electronic Market on Business Logistics in Modern Management (2014)

Conference Proceeding

- Eliciting User Satisfying Requirements for an e-Health Awareness System Using Kano Model from 41st WSEAS International Conference on Applied Computer and Applied Computer Science, at Kuala Lumpur (2015)

- Streamlining Business Processes in Academia by Building And Manipulating a Business Rules Repository from the 14th International Conference on Informatics in Economy, at Bucharest, Romania (2015)


- Supply chain risk management in textile industry from Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy (2018)

- Implication of Additive Manufacturing on United States Air Force Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Supply Chain from Air Force Institute of Technology (2017)

- Coordinating the distribution networks in clinical supply chains A case of AstraZeneca’s pharmaceutical and lab kits networks from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden (2016)
- Emotional Intelligence: A Leader's Impact on Productivity in a Distribution Environment from Brandman University (2016)

- A Study of Weather’s Impact on Consumption of Goods from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2016)

- Manufacturing Product Flow Path Optimization for Company D from The Pennsylvania State University (2016)

- Implications of additive manufacturing on pharmaceutical logistics from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands (2016)

- Supply Chain: Wake Up; It is Critical to Military Success from National Defense University (2015)

- An approach to standardise the Merchandising process of an Online Apparel Brand from National Institute of Fashion Technology, India (2015)

- Intermodal Freight Transportation of Foreign Trade Cargo (Case: Transportation of Elite Cars from Italy to Russian Federation) from Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Finland (2015)

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Last Update: Aug 15, 2018

About the Editor

Ben Benjabutr is the editor of SupplyChainOpz. He holds an M.Sc. in Logistics Management with 10+ years of experience in various functions in supply chain magement. In his free time, he enjoys reading business and management books. You can learn more about him here or connect with him via TwitterQuora and Google+ or drop him a line via e-mail.