This issue of the TR News focuses on logistics of disaster response and business continuity by examining supply chain performance challenges in a crisis, the role of the private sector in maintaining supply chains for relief efforts, recent lessons learned for postdisaster relief logistics, and a state department of transportation’s emergency management program—plus reports on the effect of gasoline shortages after a disaster, the role of ferries in rescue efforts, applications of social media in disaster preparation and in response and recovery, contingency planning for airport irregular operations, and more.
The July-August 2013 issue of TR News includes the following articles:
Transportation’s Roles in Disaster Response
Improving Postdisaster Humanitarian Logistics: Three Key Lessons from Catastrophic Events
Humanitarian Relief and Broken Supply Chains: Advancing Logistics Performance
Building Resilience in Community Recovery: Overcoming Supply Chain Performance Challenges in a Crisis
Planning for the Worst, Teaming with the Best: Instituting an Emergency Management Program in Idaho to Maximize Performance
Communicating the Urgency for Action on Climate Change: Challenges and Approaches
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