Publications

Recent publications (2019 – present)

Journal articles

2021

  • Ge J, Wang X, Shi W, Wan Z. 2021, 'Investigating the practices, problems, and policies for port sea-rail intermodal transport in China', Transportation Research Record pp. 1-12.
  • Hasan KR, Zhang W, Shi W. 2021, 'Barriers to intermodal freight diversion: a total logistics cost approach', Maritime Economics and Logistics pp. 1-18.
  • Nguyen S, Chen PS-L, Du Y, Thai VV. 2021, 'An operational risk analysis model for container shipping systems considering uncertainty quantification', Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 209 Article 107362. 
  • Nguyen S, Chen PS-L, Du Y. 2021, 'Container shipping operational risks: an overview of assessment and analysis', Maritime Policy & Management pp. 1-21.
  • Nguyen, S.,Chen, P.,Du, Y.,Thai, V. (2021). An Operational Risk Analysis Model for Container Shipping Systems considering Uncertainty Quantification In: Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 209, 1 - 35
  • Pan, J., Bell, M., Cheung, K., Perera, S. (2021). Identifying container shipping network bottlenecks along China's Maritime Silk Road based on a spectral analysis. Maritime Policy & Management, Published online: 30 October 2020.
  • Phan, T.,Thai, V.,Vu, T. (2021). Port Service Quality (PSQ) and Customer Satisfaction: An Exploratory Study of Container Ports in Vietnam In: Maritime Business Review, 6, 72 - 94
  • Sadeghian Esfahani S, Cahoon S, Chen S-L, Pateman H, Sajadi SM. 2021, 'Investigating the factors influencing Australian logistics companies toward environmental activity adoption', Maritime Business Review pp.
  • Schinckus, C., Nguyen, T.T. (2021). Implementation of a real-life educational method for logistics in Vietnam: between Episteme and Techne. Publish online 20 April 2021.
  • Shahabi-Shahmiri, R., Asian, S., Tavakkoli-Moghaddam, R., Mousavi, S.M. and Rajabzadeh, M., 2021. A routing and scheduling problem for cross-docking networks with perishable products, heterogeneous vehicles and split delivery. Computers & Industrial Engineering157, p.107299.
  • Taylor, G.,Nguyen, T.T., Mathew, S.K, Nguyen, L. (2021). Economic development, cargo handling methods and labour process change: the place of the Vietnamese dock worker in the ‘global’ history of dock work In: Labor History, 62, 41 – 58
  • Wang L, Huang R, Shi W, Zhang C. 2021, 'Domino effect in marine accidents: Evidence from temporal association rules', Transport Policy, 103 pp. 236-244.
  • Yang R, Yu M, Lee CY, Du Y. 2021, 'Contracting in ocean transportation with empty container repositioning under asymmetric information', Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 145 Article 102173.
  • Zhou, Y.,Yuen, K.,Tan, B.,Thai, V. (2021). Maritime Knowledge Clusters: A Conceptual Model and Empirical Evidence In: Marine Policy, 123, 1 - 10
  • Zhou, Y.,Yuen, K.,Tan, B.,Thai, V. (2021). The effect of maritime knowledge clusters on maritime firms’ performance: An organizational learning perspective In: Marine Policy, 128, 1 - 11

2020

  • Ardakani A, Fei J, Beldar P. 2020, 'Truck-to-door sequencing in multi-door cross-docking system with dock repeat truck holding pattern', International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations, 11 pp. 201-220.
  • Ardakani A, Fei J. 2020,  'A systematic literature review on uncertainties in cross-docking operations', Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications, 2, (1) pp. 2-22. 
  • Batalha De Magalhaes E, Chen S-L, Pateman H, Zhang W. 2020, 'The meaning of corporate social performance in seaports: the managers' perspective', WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, 19, (2) pp. 183-203.
  • Bell, M., Pan, J., Teye, C., Cheung, K., Perera, S. (2020). An entropy maximizing approach to the ferry network design problem. Transportation Research Part B, 132, 15-28.
  • Caesar LD, Cahoon S, Fei J, Sallah CA. 2020, 'Exploring the antecedents of high mobility among ship officers: empirical evidence from Australia', Maritime Policy and Management pp. 1-20.
  • Caesar LD, Cahoon SC, Fei J. 2020, 'Understanding the complexity of retention among seafarers: a perspective of Australian employers', Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs, 12, (1) pp. 
  • Cheung, K., Bell, M., Pan, J., Perera, S. 2020, ‘An eigenvector centrality analysis of world container shipping network connectivity’, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 140, 101991.
  • Chhetri, P.,Gekara, V.,Scott, H.,Thai, V. (2020). Assessing the Workforce Adaptive Capacity of Seaports to Climate Change: An Australian Perspective In: Maritime Policy & Management, 47, 903 - 919
  • Ge J, Shi W, Wang X. 2020, 'Policy agenda for sustainable intermodal transport in China: An application of the multiple streams framework', Sustainability, 12, (9) Article 3915. 
  • Gekara, V.,Nguyen, X. (2020). Challenges of Implementing Container Terminal Operating System: The Case of the Port of Mombasa from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Perspective In: Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 18, 49 - 60
  • Gekara, V.,Snell, D. (2020). The growing disruptive impact of work automation: where should future research focus? In: The Future of Work and Employment, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • Gekara, V.,Snell, D.,Molla, A. (2020). International approaches to supporting the existing workforce meet the challenges of digital transformation In: Australian Industry Standards Melbourne, Australia
  • Gong Y, Li KX, Chen SL, Shi W. 2020, 'Contagion risk between the shipping freight and stock markets: Evidence from the recent US-China trade war', Transportation Review. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 136 Article 101900. 
  • Laksmana, T.,Shee, H.,Thai, V. (2020). Common Resources-Resource Bundling-Performance: the Mediating Role of Resource Bundling in Container Terminal Operations In: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 50, 809 - 831
  • Nguyen S, Chen PS-L, Du Y. 2020, 'Risk identification and modeling for blockchain-enabled container shipping systems', International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management pp. 1-23.
  • Nguyen, L.,Thai, V.,Nguyen, D.,Nguyen, S. (2020). An examination of the interrelation between seaports and dry ports in developing countries: The case of Vietnam In: World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 9, 334 - 357
  • Pan, J., Bell, M., Cheung, K., Perera, S. (2021). Identifying container shipping network bottlenecks along China's Maritime Silk Road based on a spectral analysis. Maritime Policy & Management, Published online: 30 October 2020.
  • Qin T, Du Y, Chen JH, Sha M. 2020, 'Combining mixed integer programming and constraint programming to solve the integrated scheduling problem of container handling operations of a single vessel', European Journal of Operational Research, 285, (3) pp. 884-901.
  • Reynolds, S.,Mercieca, P.,Hooi, E.,Bramley, T. (2020). Books in Transit: The Logistics of Library Book MovementCollection Management, 45, 19 – 39.
  • Tang, L.,Gekara, V. (2020). The Importance of Customer Expectations: An Analysis of CSR in Container Shipping In: Journal of Business Ethics, 165, 383 - 393
  • Vrakas, G., Chan, C. and Thai, V. V. 2020, ‘The Effects of Evolving Port Technology and Process Optimisation on Operational Performance: The Case Study of an Australian Container Terminal Operator’, Asian Journal of Shipping & Logistics, forthcoming.
  • Wang L, Peng C, Shi W, Zhu M. 2020, 'Carbon dioxide emissions from port container distribution: spatial characteristics and driving factors', Transportation Research. Part D: Transport and Environment, 82 Article 102318.
  • Wang M., Asian S., Wood LC., Wang B.(2020). Logistics innovation capability and its impacts on the supply chain risks in the Industry 4.0 eraModern Supply Chain Research and Applications.
  • Yan R, Wang S, Du Y. 2020, 'Development of a two-stage ship fuel consumption prediction and reduction model for a dry bulk ship', Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 138 Article 101930. 
  • Zhang, G.,Thai, V.,Law, A.,Yuen, K.,Loh, H.,Zhou, Q. (2020). Quantitative Risk Assessment of Seafarers’ Nonfatal Injuries Due to Occupational Accidents Based on Bayesian Network Modeling In: Risk Analysis, 40, 8 - 23
  • Zhu M, Li KX, Lin K-C, Shi W, Yang J. 2020, 'How can shipowners comply with the 2020 global sulphur limit economically?', Transportation Research. Part D, 79 Article 102234.

2019

  • Achurra-Gonzalez, P.E., Novati, M., Foulser-Piggott, R., Graham, D.J., Bowman, G., Bell, M.G.H and Angeloudis, P. (2019) 'Modelling the impact of liner shipping network perturbations on container cargo routing: Southeast Asia to Europe application', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 123, pp. 399-410.
  • Akter, N.,Chhetri, P.,Rahman, S. (2019). Understanding the usage patterns, practices and decision process of third party logistics outsourcing in Bangladesh,Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, 12, 329 - 354
  • Banihashemi, TA and Fei, J and Chen, PS-L 2019, “Exploring the relationship between reverse logistics and sustainability performance: A literature review”, Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications, pp. 1-26. ISSN 2631-3871. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MSCRA-03-2019-0009.
  • Bell, M.G.H, Pan, J.-J., Teye, C., Cheung, K. F. and Perera, S. (2019) 'An entropy maximizing approach to the ferry network design problem', Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Bliemer, M.C.J, Waller, S.T., Bell, M.G.H and Hickman, M.D. (2019) 'Special issue on Dynamic Traffic Assignment For General Transport Networks', Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Cheung, K. F. and Bell, M.G.H (2019) 'Attacker-Defender Model against Quantal Response Adversaries for Cyber Security in Logistics Management: An Introductory Study', European Journal of Operational Research.
  • Chowdhury, P., Lau, K. H., & Pittayachawan, S. (2019). Operational supply risk mitigation of SME and its impact on operational performance: A social capital perspective. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 39(4), 478–502.
  • Djoumessi, A and Chen, S-L and Cahoon, S 2019, Factors influencing innovation in maritime clusters: An empirical study from Australia, Marine Policy, Vol.108, article 103558 pp, ISSN 0308-597X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103558.
  • Du Y, Meng Q, Shi W. 2019, 'Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage', International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 11, (2/3) pp. 119-144.
  • Du Y, Meng Q, Wang S, Kuang H. 2019, 'Two-phase optimal solutions for ship speed and trim optimization over a voyage using voyage report data', Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 122 pp. 88-114.
  • Du, Y., Meng, Q., Shi, W. (2019). Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, SSCI, 11 (2-3), 119-144.
  • Fadaki, M.,Rahman, S.,Chan, C. (2019). (In Press) Leagile supply chain: design drivers and business performance implications In:International Journal of Production Research, 1 - 23
  • Fadaki, M.,Rahman, S.,Chan, C. (2019). Quantifying the degree of supply chain leagility and assessing its impact on firm performance,Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 31, 246 - 264
  • Ge, J., Zhu, M., Sha, M., Notteboom, T., Shi, W. and Wang, X., 2019. Towards 25,000 TEU vessels? A comparative economic analysis of ultra-large containership sizes under different market and operational conditions. Maritime Economics & Logistics, pp.1-28.
  • Ghaderi, H. (2019) ‘Autonomous Technologies in Short Sea Shipping: Trends, Feasibility and Implications’, Transport Reviews, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 152-173.
  • Hossain, M.,Rahman, S. (2019). Investigating the Success of OGB in China: The Influence of Personality Traits In:Information Systems Frontiers, 1 – 17
  • Huo W, Chen S-L, Zhang W, Li KX, 2019, “International port investment of Chinese port-related companies”, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 11, (5) pp. 430-454. ISSN 1756-6517.
  • Jeevan, J and Chen, S-L and Cahoon, S 2019, “The impact of dry port operations on container seaports competitiveness”, Maritime Policy and Management, 46 (1) pp. 4-23.
  • Jin, M., Shi, W., Lin, K-C, Li, K.X. (2019). Marine piracy prediction and prevention: Policy implications. Marine Policy, SSCI, In Press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103528
  • Jin, M., Shi, W., Yuen, K.F., Xiao, Y., Li, K.X. (2019). Oil tanker risks on the marine environment: An empirical study and policy implications. Marine Policy, SSCI, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103655
  • Lam, J.S.L., Lun, Y.H.V. and Bell, M.G.H (2019) 'Editorial: Risk management in port and maritime logistics', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 123, pp. 397-398.
  • Liu, Z., Miwa, T., Zeng, W., Bell, M.G.H and Morikawa, T. (2019) 'Dynamic shared autonomous taxi system considering on-time arrival reliability', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 103, pp. 281-297.
  • Martin, P. J. 2019, ‘The strategic implications of ‘sea blindness’ in the Australian LNG trade dynamic’, Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs, 11(4), 218-229.
  • Mickleson, G., Thai, V. V. and Halim, Z. 2019, ‘The Influence of Responsibility Shift on Warehousing Performance: The Case of Australia’, Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 3-12.
  • Mickleson, G.,Thai, V.,Halim, Z. (2019). The Influence of Responsibility Shift on Warehousing Performance: The Case of Australia In: Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 35, 3 – 12
  • Nguyen, S, Chen, PS-L, Du, Y & Shi, W 2019, “A quantitative risk analysis model with integrated deliberative Delphi platform for container shipping operational risks”, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Volume 129, pp. 203-227, ISSN 1366-5545, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2019.08.002.
  • Pan, J.-J., Bell, M.G.H, Cheung, K. F., Perera, S. and Yu, H. (2019) 'Connectivity analysis of the global shipping network by eigenvalue decomposition', Maritime Policy and Management.
  • Pathak, D.,Thakur, L.,Rahman, S. (2019). Performance evaluation framework for sustainable freight transportation systems,International Journal of Production Research, 57, 6202 - 6222
  • Paul SK., Asian S., Goh M., Torabi SA.(2019). Managing sudden transportation disruptions in supply chains under delivery delay and quantity loss.Annals of Operations Research. 273:783-814
  • Perera, S., Kasthurirathna, D., Bell, M.G.H and Bliemer, M.C.J (2019) 'Topological rationality of supply chain networks', International Journal of Production Research.
  • Pham, H.,Nguyen, T.,McDonald, S.,Tran-Kieu, N. (2019). Information Sharing in Logistics Firms: An Exploratory Study of the Vietnamese Logistics Sector, Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 35, 87 – 95
  • Phillips, S., Thai, V. V. and Halim, Z. 2019, ‘Airline Value Chain Capabilities and CSR Performance: The Connection Between CSR Leadership and CSR Culture with CSR Performance, Customer Satisfaction and Financial Performance’, Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 30-40.
  • Rahman, S.,Ahsan, K.,Yang, L.,Odgers, J. (2019). An Investigation into critical challenges for multinational third-party logistics providers operating in China, Journal of Business Research, 103, 607 – 619.
  • Ruan, X.,Bandara, Y.,Lee, J.,Lee, P.,Chhetri, P. (2019) Impacts of the Belt and Road Initiative in the Indian subcontinent under future port development scenarios, Maritime Policy and Management, 1 – 16.
  • Shumon, R.,Halim, Z.,Rahman, S.,Ahsan, K. (2019). How do suppliers address stringent environmental requirements from buyers? An exploratory study in the Bangladesh ready-made garment industryInternational Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 49, 921 - 944
  • Tingsong Wang, Yuquan Du, Debin Fang, Zhichun Li, 2019. Berth allocation and quay crane assignment for the trade-off between service efficiency and operating cost considering carbon emission taxation. Transportation Science.
  • Yadlapalli, A.,Rahman, S.,Rogers, H. (2019). A dyadic perspective of socially responsible mechanisms for retailer-manufacturer relationship in an apparel industry, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 49, 242 – 266
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W, (2019), 'Contemporary issues and current challenges: a way ahead', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 138-156. ISBN 9781138282124
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W, (2019), 'History of the shipping business in China', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 99-117. ISBN 9781138282124
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W, (2019), 'Shipping business strategies and national policy of China', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 118-137. ISBN 9781138282124
  • Yu B., Guo Z., Asian S., Wang H., Chen G.(2019). Flight delay prediction for commercial air transport: A deep learning approach.Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.
  • Yu, S., Yang, Z. and Zhang, W., 2019. Differential pricing strategies of air freight transport carriers in the spot market. Journal of Air Transport Management75, pp.9-15.
  • Yuquan Du, Qiang Meng, Shuaian Wang, Haibo Kuang, 2019. Two-phase optimal solutions for ship speed and trim optimisation over a voyage using voyage report data. Transportation Research Part B, 122, 88-114.
  • Yuquan Du, Qiang Meng, Wenming Shi, 2019. Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 11 (2-3), 119-144.
  • Zahraee, S. M., Golroudbary, S. R., Shiwakoti, N., Kraslawski, A., & Stasinopoulos, P. (2019). An investigation of the environmental sustainability of palm biomass supply chains via dynamic simulation modeling: A case of Malaysia.Journal of Cleaner Production,237, 117740.
  • Zhang, G., Thai, V. V. and Law, W-K. 2019, ‘Quantitative risk assessment of seafarers’ non-fatal injuries due to occupational accidents based on Bayesian Network modelling’, Risk Analysis: An International Journal, doi: doi.org/10.1111/risa.13374.

Refereed books and book chapters

2021

  • Nguyen, T.T, Shahreki, J.,  Pham, V.H., Nguyen, V.T. (2021). “Rural Entrepreneurship in Vietnam: Identification of Facilitators and Barriers”. Book “Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Digital Era”, Ed. Sachithra Lokuge, Darshana Sedera. IGI Publisher. pp 159-178.

2020

  • Ali, I., Satie, S., & Thai, V. 2020, “Adopting industry 4.0 technologies in agri-food supply chains: an exploratory investigation of drivers and barriers”, in E. Aktas, M. Bourlakis, L. Minis, & V. Zeimpekis (Eds.), Supply chain 4.0: improving supply chains with analytics and industry 4.0 technologies, Kogan Page, London, UK.
  • Ghaderi, H. 2020, Wider implications of autonomous vessels for the maritime industry: Mapping the unprecedented challenges
  • Zhang W, Lam JSL, Li KX. 2020, 'Development models and policies for maritime clusters', Geographies of Maritime Transport: Transport, Mobilities and Spatial Change, Edward Elgar Publishing, G Wilmsmeier and J Monios (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 258-274.

2019

  • Bell, M.G.H (2019) 'A maritime research agenda in transport policy' in A Research Agenda for Transport Policy, ed. J. Stanley & D. A. Hensher, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 79-88.
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W. 2019, 'History of the shipping business in China', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 99-117.
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W. 2019, 'Shipping business strategies and national policy of China', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 118-137.
  • Yang D, Liu Q, Jiang L, Zhang W, Chu W. 2019, 'Contemporary issues and current challenges: a way ahead', Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspectives, Routledge, O Duru (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 138-156.
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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.