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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

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    2019

    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
    2017

    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
    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

    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
    2013

    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
    2010

    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
    2008

    Exploring the digital supply chain: implications and models for online software distribution

    Sweeney, E. & Ryan, C., 2008, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network. p. 217-221 5 p.

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

    Software
    Supply chain
    Supply chain management
    Digital products
    Replacement

    ICT and innovation processes in small logistics companies

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A. & Sweeney, E., 2008, Economia dei trasporti e logistica economica: ricerca per innovazione e politiche di governance : atti della IX riunione scientifica annuale della Società Italiana di Economia dei Trasporti e della Logistica (SIET). Borruso, G., Forte, E. & Musso, E. (eds.). Napoli (IT): Giordano, p. 539-551 13 p.

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

    2007

    A case study analysis on information and communication technology usage in small logistics service companies

    Sweeney, E. & Evangelista, P., 2007, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA). Palvia, P. C., Baqir, M. N. & Pinjani, P. (eds.).

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

    Logistics service
    Information and communication technology
    Dissemination
    Service industries
    Technology implementation

    ICT and innovation processes in small Italian logistics companies

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A. & Sweeney, E., 2007, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Transport Economics. p. 539-551 13 p.

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

    Logistics Innovation in Small 3PLs: what is the Role of ICT?

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A. & Sweeney, E., Sep 2007, Global supply chains : developing skills, capabilities and networks: proceedings of the Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2007. Lalwani, C. S., Mangan, J., Butcher, T. & Coronado Mondragon, A. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 81-86 6 p.

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

    Innovation
    Information and communication technology
    Logistics
    Logistics service providers
    Sales growth
    2006

    Outsourcing: an Irish perspective

    Sweeney, E. & O'Riordan, A., 2006, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network.

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

    Outsourcing
    Ireland
    Personnel
    Top-down
    Web sites

    Outsourcing in Ireland: a literature review, survey and case study perspective

    Sweeney, E. & O'Riordan, A., 2006, Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Irish Manufacturing Committee.

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

    Ireland
    Outsourcing
    Literature review
    Supply chain management
    Roadmap

    Outsourcing in Ireland: a literature review, survey and case study perspective

    Sweeney, E. & O'Riordan, A., 2006, New models of management in the knowledge economy, proceedings of the annual conference of the Irish Academy of Management 2006.

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

    Literature review
    Outsourcing
    Ireland
    Methodology
    Industrial sector

    Technology influences on small logistics providers: a case study analysis

    Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A. & Sweeney, E., Sep 2006, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network, Newcastle, September 2006.

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

    Logistics
    Logistics industry
    Logistics service
    Service industries
    Critical success factors
    2005

    An exploratory study of ICT usage in small logistics service providers

    Evangelista, P., Sweeney, E. & Cioffi, L., 2005, Proceedings of the 10th annual conference of the logistics research network.

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

    Logistics service providers
    Exploratory study
    Information and communication technology
    Technology adoption
    Physical distribution

    Outsourcing: a Theoretical Viewpoint

    O'Riordan, A., Sweeney, E. & Smyth, A., Sep 2005, Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Irish Manufacturing Committee, Dublin, September 2005.

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

    Open Access
    File
    Outsourcing
    Costs
    Literature review
    Roads
    Telecom
    2004

    B2B e-marketplaces in the procurement supply chain of airlines: a strategic direction for the future? a strategic direction for the future?

    Wagner, C-M., Smyth, A. & Sweeney, E., 2004, Enhancing competitive advantage through supply chain innovation: proceedings of the 9th annual conference of the Logistics Research Network. Sweeney, E., Mee, J., Fynes, B., Evangelista, P. & Huber, B. (eds.). p. 526-534 9 p.

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

    Airlines
    E-marketplace
    Supply chain
    Procurement
    Aviation

    Designing and implementing a blended learning approach to executive SCM education: a case study from Ireland

    Mee, J. & Sweeney, E., 2004, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Council for Logistics Management.

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

    Open Access
    File
    Blended Learning
    Ireland
    logistics
    supply
    management

    Electronic purchasing consortia: a procurement direction for the future?

    Sweeney, E., Huber, B. & Smyth, A., 2004, The 13th annual IPSERA conference: the purchasing function : walking a tightrope. Ancarani, A. (ed.). Amsterdam (NL): Pergamon Press, p. 405-414 10 p.

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

    Open Access
    File
    Procurement
    Consortium
    Service provider
    Purchasing
    E-marketplace

    From 3LSP (Third Party Logistics Service Provider) to 4LSP (Fourth Party Logistics Service Provider): a case study from Ireland

    Mee, J. & Sweeney, E., 2004, Enhancing competitive advantage through supply chain innovation: proceedings of the 9th annual conference of the Logistics Research Network. Sweeney, E., Mee, J., Fynes, B., Evangelista, P. & Huber, B. (eds.). p. 391-397 7 p.

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

    Ireland
    Third-party logistics
    Logistics service providers
    Supply chain management
    New services

    The role of supply chain management in Irish enterprise strategy development: a three-dimensional approach

    Finn, C. & Sweeney, E., 2004, Enhancing competitive advantage through supply chain innovation: proceedings of the 9th annual conference of the Logistics Research Network. Sweeney, E., Mee, J., Fynes, B., Evangelista, P. & Huber, B. (eds.). p. 183-187 5 p.

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

    Strategy development
    And supply chain management
    Supply chain management
    Business environment
    Economic environment

    Using a systems approach in logistics design and planning

    Sweeney, E., 2004, ASEM symposium on an Iron Silk Road: overcoming the land divide between Asia and Europe. p. 214-221 8 p.

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

    Planning
    Supply chain
    Logistics
    Systems approach
    Reengineering
    2003

    An Investigation of the Irish Road Haulage Industry’s External Environment

    Sweeney, E., Plant, E. & Declan, A., 2003, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network. Menachof, D. A. & et al (eds.). p. 372-375 4 p.

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

    Roads
    External environment
    Industry
    Competitive environment
    Ireland

    ICT adoption by logistics service providers: developing a learning agenda

    Evangelista, P. & Sweeney, E., 2003, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network. Menachof, D. A. & et al (eds.). p. 118-125 8 p.

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

    Technology adoption
    Agenda
    Information and communication technology
    Logistics service providers
    Logistics

    The use of ICT by logistics service providers and implications for training needs: a cross-country perspective

    Evangelista, P. & Sweeney, E., 2003, Proceedings of the European Transport Conference (ETC) held on 8-10 October, Strasbourg, France. Association for European Transport, (Proceedings).

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

    Information and communication technology
    Logistics service providers
    Training needs
    Transport industry
    Logistics industry
    2002

    The role of academic/industry partnerships in the development of supply chain managers

    Sweeney, E., May 2002, Creating welfare and prosperity through enterpreneurship. p. 108

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

    Managers
    Supply chain
    Industry
    Supply chain management
    Education
    2001

    Re-Engineering the Supply Chain: a Systems Approach for the Electronic Commerce Age

    Sweeney, E., 2001, Proceedings of the International Workshop St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia . p. 131-136

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

    Open Access
    Reengineering
    Electronic commerce
    Supply chain
    Systems approach
    Mismatch
    1999

    The Systems Approach to Analysing Supply Chains and Improving Their Performance

    Sweeney, E., 1999, Perspectives on Purchasing for the New Millenium, Proceedings of the 8th International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA) Conference. p. 739-744

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

    Open Access
    Systems approach
    Supply chain
    Business environment
    Business process
    Systems thinking
    1991

    An Integrated Approach to the Appraisal of Investment Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Using Expert System Techniques

    Sweeney, E., 1991, Proceedings of the 5th International Manufacturing Conference in China. p. 236-242 6 p.

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

    Open Access
    1989

    A new rule induction algorithm for expert system knowledge acquisition

    Sweeney, E., 1989, Proceedings of the Summer Conference of the Society for Computer Simulation.

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

    The use of expert systems in demand forecasting

    Sweeney, E., 1989, (Unpublished) Proceedings of the Sunderland Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conference 1989. p. C27-C34 8 p.

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