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Ed Sweeney

Professor of Logistics and Systems, Director, Aston Logistics & Systems Institute

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1989 …2019
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    Research Output 1989 2019

    2019

    A simulation study on the potential of moving urban freight by a cross-city railway line.

    Potti, P., Marinov, M. & Sweeney, E., 1 Nov 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 21, 6088.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    railway
    Rails
    German Federal Railways
    scenario
    simulation
    Open Access
    File
    Purchasing
    Logistics
    Sustainable development
    logistics
    sustainability

    GAMIFICATION OF WAREHOUSING ACTIVITIES: EXPLORING PERSPECTIVES OF WAREHOUSE MANAGERS IN THE UK

    Bahr, W., Mavrogenis, V. & Sweeney, E., 5 Sep 2019, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Managers
    Warehousing
    Warehouse
    Shipping
    Resources

    The human chain in logistics and supply chain management research and practice

    Sweeney, E. & Bahr, W., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Procurement. 2, 1, p. 72-83 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Management research
    And supply chain management
    Logistics
    Management practices
    Supply chain
    2018

    Strategic adoption of logistics and supply chain management

    Sweeney, E., Grant, D. B. & Mangan, D. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 38, 3, p. 852-873

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chain management
    Logistics
    Taxonomies
    And supply chain management
    2017

    Editorial

    Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Sweeney, E. & Morvillo, A., 23 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Business and Systems Research. 11, 4, p. 345-348 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    File

    From Technology and Manufacturing Readiness Levels to the need for Supply Chain Readiness Levels

    Matopoulos, A., Kalaitzi, D., Sweeney, E. & Maropoulos, P., 5 Jul 2017, 24th Conference of European Operations Management Association.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Readiness
    Supply chain
    Manufacturing
    Technology readiness
    Planning

    Green agenda and sustainability in follow up and evaluation stage of purchasing of logistics services: perspectives from the British shippers and forwarders

    Bahr, W. & Sweeney, E., 1 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Logistics Research Network Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics service
    Agenda
    Purchasing
    Evaluation
    Sustainability

    Practitioner perspectives on supply chain management and logistics: a study from Poland and Switzerland

    Bahr, W., Oettmeier, K. & Sweeney, E., 7 Jun 2017, NOFOMA 2017 - Proceedings of the 29th annual Nordic logistics research network conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    And supply chain management
    Poland
    Switzerland
    Logistics
    Supply chain

    Putting together environmental sustainability and profitability in logistics and supply chains

    Evangelista, P. (ed.), Huge-Brodin, M. (ed.), Sweeney, E. (ed.) & Morvillo, A. (ed.), 1 Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Business and Systems Research. 11, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

    The adoption of green initiatives in logistics service providers – a strategic perspective

    Isaksson, K., Huge-Brodin, M., Evangelista, P. & Sweeney, E., 1 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Business and Systems Research. 11, 4, p. 349 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics
    Logistics service providers
    Industry
    Questionnaire survey
    Nature
    2016

    Implementation of supply chain management theory in practice: a questionnaire survey in the United Kingdom

    Bahr, W. & Sweeney, E., 7 Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Logistics Research Network Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Questionnaire survey
    Management theory
    Supply chain management
    Replication
    Integrated
    2015

    Decision support system for vendor managed inventory supply chain: a case study

    Borade, A. B. & Sweeney, E., 2015, In : International Journal of Production Research. 53, 16, p. 4789-4818 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Decision support systems
    Supply chains
    Genetic algorithms
    Costs
    Profitability

    Editorial

    Sweeney, E. & Lloyd, C., 2015, In : International Journal of Logistics. 18, 2, p. 99-100 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Regain
    Supply chain management
    Logistics
    And supply chain management
    Reengineering

    Practitioner perspectives on supply chain management and logistics: a study from the United Kingdom

    Sweeney, E. & Bahr, W., Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference: resource efficiency and sustainability in logistics and supply chain management. Lim, M., Jones, C., Day, J. & et al (eds.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    logistics
    supply
    management
    interview
    impact research

    The implementation of supply chain management theory in practice: an empirical investigation

    Sweeney, E., Grant, D. B. & Mangan, D. J., 2015, In : Supply Chain Management. 20, 1, p. 56-70 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Management theory
    Supply chain management
    Empirical investigation
    Critical success factors
    Ireland
    2014
    File
    communication technology
    information technology
    road
    industry
    Communication
    2013

    Purchasing green transport and logistics services: implications from the environmental sustainability attitude of 3PLs

    Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Isaksson, K. & Sweeney, E., Dec 2013, Sustainable practices: concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Information Resources Management Association (ed.). IGI Global, Vol. 1. p. 86-102 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics service
    Buyers
    Purchasing
    Environmental sustainability
    Interaction

    Supply chain "mega-trends": current status and future trends

    Sweeney, E., 2013, In : Linkline. Spring 2013, p. 31-34 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Future trends
    Supply chain
    Supply chain management
    Logistics
    Money flows

    Sustainable purchasing practices: an investigation into current industry awareness and practice

    Sweeney, E., Palisi, F. & Newton, K., 2013, CIEC Engineering Education in an Era of Globalisation: the Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Industry
    Purchasing
    Sustainability
    Methodology
    Savings

    Technology adoption in small and medium-sized logistics providers

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A. & Sweeney, E., 2013, In : Industrial Management and Data Systems. 113, 7, p. 967-989 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics
    Communication
    Innovation
    Supply chains
    Information and communication technology

    The role of third party logistics providers (3PLs) in the adoption of green supply chain initiatives

    Sweeney, E., Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M. & Isaksson, K., 29 Aug 2013, In : European Financial Review. p. 32-34 3 p., 84.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Logistics service
    Green supply chain
    Environmental sustainability
    Third party logistics providers
    Italy
    2012

    Assessing aviation e-marketplaces: a multi-criteria approach

    Esposito, E., Evangelista, P., Mastroianni, M., Passaro, R., Sweeney, E. & Wagner, C. M., 24 Feb 2012, The evolution of supply systems management. Esposito, E. & Raffa, M. (eds.). Napoli (IT), p. 303-314 12 p. (Ingegneria economico-gestionale).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Multi-criteria
    Aviation
    E-marketplace
    Industry
    Web sites

    A survey based analysis of IT adoption and 3PLs' performance

    Evangelista, P., Mogre, R., Perego, A., Raspagliesi, A. & Sweeney, E., Mar 2012, In : Supply Chain Management. 17, 2, p. 172-186 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Adoption of information technology
    Logistics
    Information technology adoption
    Firm performance
    Logistics service

    Purchasing green transport and logistics services: implications for small business

    Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Isaksson, K. & Sweeney, E., 2012, In : Piccola Impresa/Small Business. 2, p. 43-62 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Logistics service
    Purchasing
    Small business
    Buyers
    Logistics

    Purchasing green transport and logistics services: implications from the environmental sustainability attitude of 3PLs

    Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Isaksson, K. & Sweeney, E., Aug 2012, Outsourcing management for supply chain operations and logistics service. Folinas, D. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 449-465 17 p. (Premier reference source).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics service
    Buyers
    Purchasing
    Environmental sustainability
    Interaction

    Putting supply chain management (SCM) theory into practice: the role and importance of the people dimension

    Sweeney, E., 2012, In : Linkline. Spring, p. 39-41 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Divergence
    Management theory
    Supply chain management

    The people dimension in logistics and supply chain management: its role and importance

    Sweeney, E., 2012, Supply chain management: perspectives, issues and cases. Passaro, R. & Thomas, A. (eds.). Milano (IT): McGraw-Hill, p. 73-82 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Management roles
    And supply chain management
    Logistics
    Supply chain
    Supply chain integration

    The rhetoric and reality of supply chain management in Irish business

    Sweeney, E., 2012, In : Linkline. Autumn, p. 23-24 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Ireland
    Supply chain management
    Rhetoric
    Critical success factors
    Economic recovery
    2011

    Critical success factors in the re-engineering of 21st Century supply chains

    Sweeney, E., Jan 2011, In : Link. 9, 1, p. 12-14 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Preface

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E., Oct 2011, Supply chain innovation for competing in highly competitive markets: challenges and solutions. Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E. (eds.). IGI Global, p. vii-xiv 8 p. (Premier reference source).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File

    SCM key to competitiveness

    Sweeney, E., 2011, In : Irish Packaging Year Book and Directory. 2011, p. 10-11 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Packaging
    Supply chain
    Costs
    Competitiveness

    Supply chain and logistics technology investment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMES)

    Sweeney, E., Oct 2011, In : Linkline. Autumn, p. 9-11 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Supply chain innovation for competing in highly competitive markets: challenges and solutions

    Evangelista, P. (ed.), McKinnon, A. (ed.), Sweeney, E. (ed.) & Esposito, E. (ed.), Oct 2011, IGI Global. 350 p. (Premier reference source)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

    Innovation
    Competitive market
    Supply chain
    Logistics
    Environmental impact

    Supply chain integration: challenges and solutions

    Sweeney, E., Oct 2011, Supply chain innovation for competing in highly competitive markets: challenges and solutions. Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 1-26 26 p. (Premier reference source).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    File
    Supply chain integration
    Supply chain management
    Innovation
    Paradigm
    Integrated

    Towards a unified definition of supply chain management: the four fundamentals

    Sweeney, E., Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Applied Logistics. 2, 3, p. 30-48 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Supply chain management
    Competitive advantage
    Integrated
    Critical success factors
    Supply chain
    2010

    Chain reactions: management opportunities report

    Sweeney, E., 2010, In : Business and Finance. 46, 2, p. 10 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Dynamic supply chain alignment: a new business model for peak performance in enterprise supply chains across all geographies

    Sweeney, E. & Park, D., 2010, In : International Journal of Logistics. 13, 1, p. 95-96 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chains
    Industry
    Alignment
    Supply chain
    Geography

    e-Business in supply chain management

    Wagner, C-M. & Sweeney, E., Oct 2010, Electronic supply network coordination in intelligent and dynamic environments: modeling and implementation. Mahdavi, I., Mohebbi, S. & Cho, N. (eds.). Hershey, PA (US): IGI Global, p. 24-42 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chain management
    Electronic business
    Business concept
    World Wide Web
    E-procurement

    Excelling in supply chain management

    Sweeney, E., 5 Jan 2010, Food Ireland, 2010, p. 14-16 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Logistics
    Global environment
    Supply chain management
    Excellence
    And supply chain management

    ICT innovation diffusion in small logistics service providers: an empirical study

    Evangelista, P., Sweeney, E. & Wagner, C., 2010, Innovative management in global logistics and transport: proceedings of the International Conference on Logistics and Transport, Chiang Mai, Thailand, December 2009. p. 53-70 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Logistics service providers
    Technology innovation
    Information and communication technology
    Empirical study
    Innovation diffusion

    Logistics Ireland conference 2010

    Sweeney, E., Dec 2010, In : Linkline. December, p. 38-39 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Supply chain change management: an internal and B2B relationship perspective

    Sweeney, E., May 2010, In : Supply chain perspectives. 11, 1, p. 18-21 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    The role of sustainability in SCM: the case of the sustainable packaging supply chain

    Sweeney, E., Sep 2010, In : Supply chain perspectives. 11, 2, p. 31-33 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Towards the sustainable packaging supply chain

    Sweeney, E., 2010, Irish Packaging Year Book and Directory, 2010, p. 11-14 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    2009

    Improving supply chain management: lean, agile and resilient pharmaceutical supply chains:jargon or action?

    Sweeney, E., 2009, Irish ParmaChem, 2009, p. 38-39 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Managing the packaging supply chain

    Sweeney, E., 2009, Irish Packaging Year Book and Directory, 2009, p. 7-8 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Putting SCM theory into practice: towards a re-engineering roadmap

    Sweeney, E., 20 Sep 2009, Supply chain management and logistics in a volatile global environment. Sweeney, E. (ed.). Dublin (IE): Blackhall, p. 99-111 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access

    Supply chain learning: the role of games

    Potter, J., Forster, J. & Sweeney, E., 2009, Supply chain perspectives, 10, 3, p. 32-36 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access