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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

    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

    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

    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
    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
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    Decision support systems
    Supply chains
    Genetic algorithms
    Costs
    Profitability

    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

    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

    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
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    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Supply chain management and the value chain

    Sweeney, E., 2009, Supply chain perspectives, 10, 2, p. 13-15 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access

    Supply Chain Management in a Recession

    Sweeney, E., Dec 2009, Linkline, December, p. 12-13 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics
    Communication
    Supply chains
    Industry
    Disintegration
    2008

    Adding value through excellence

    Sweeney, E., 2008, Irish ParmaChem, 2008, p. 32-33 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Excellence
    Supply chain
    Stakeholder values
    Pharmaceutical industry

    Managing an agile supply chain

    Sweeney, E., 2008, Food Ireland, 2008/2009, p. 38-40 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Food industry
    Supply chain
    Agile supply chain
    Agility
    Drinks

    Supply chain management diffusion among firms in the Republic of Ireland

    Sweeney, E., Wagner, C-M. & Huber, B., 2008, In : International Journal of Logistics. 11, 5, p. 347-358 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chain management
    Supply chains
    Logistics
    Industry
    Raw materials
    2007

    A moveable feast

    Sweeney, E., 2007, Food Ireland, p. 53-54 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    An Investigation into Outsourcing Practice in Ireland: A New Direction in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    O'Riordan, A. & Sweeney, E., Apr 2007, In : European Transport. 12, 35, p. 64-80 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Supply chain management
    Outsourcing
    outsourcing
    Ireland
    Logistics

    Gaining competitive advantage through your supply chain

    Sweeney, E., 2007, Irish ParmaChem, 2007, p. 33-35 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Supply chain
    Competitive advantage
    Supply chain management
    Pharmaceutical industry
    Shareholder value

    NITL : what the transport and logistics industry needs going forward

    Huber, B. & Sweeney, E., Apr 2007, CEO Financial, 2007, p. 29-31 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Costs
    Transport industry
    Logistics industry
    Competitive strategy
    Competitive advantage

    The need for wider supply chain management adoption: empirical results from Ireland

    Huber, B. & Sweeney, E., 2007, In : Supply Chain Management. 12, 4, p. 245-248 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Costs
    Supply chain management
    Empirical results
    Ireland
    Supply chain
    2006

    B2B e-marketplaces in the airline industry: a study on process drivers and performance indicators

    Wagner, C-M., Huber, B. & Sweeney, E., 2006, Logistics Solutions, 9, p. 22-26 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    From the management of distribution to the management of supply chains: the evolution of SCM

    Sweeney, E., Mar 2006, Logistics Solutions, 2, p. 11-14 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Managing information flows: the key to effective supply chain integration

    Sweeney, E., Jun 2006, Logistics Solutions, 9, p. 18-21 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Managing supply chain management improvement programs

    Sweeney, E., 2006, Logistics Solutions, 8, p. 9-10 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Techonology usage in the supply chain: the case of small 3PLs

    Evangelista, P. & Sweeney, E., 2006, In : International Journal of Logistics Management. 17, 1, p. 55-74 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chains
    communication technology
    information technology
    supply
    logistics
    2005

    3PL definition and taxonomy

    Sweeney, E. & Evangelista, P., Jun 2005, Logistics Solutions, 7, p. 9-10 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    A methodological approach to outsourcing

    Sweeney, E., Feb 2005, In : Supply chain perspectives. 8, 1, p. 110-111 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    B2B e-marketplaces in the airline industry: process drivers and performance indicators

    Wagner, C-M., Huber, B., Sweeney, E. & Smyth, A., 2005, In : International Journal of Logistics. 8, 4, p. 283-297 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Industry
    Ground supports
    Airlines
    E-marketplace
    Airline industry

    Come le piccole imprese logistiche italiane utilizzano I'ICT

    Translated title of the contribution: How Italian small logistics businesses utilize I'ICTEvangelista, P., Provedel, R. & Sweeney, E., Oct 2005, Logistica Management, 159, p. 69-82 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
    File

    Enterprise strategy development: a three-dimensional approach to the role of SCM

    Sweeney, E. & Finn, C., Sep 2005, Logistics Solutions, 7, p. 17-20 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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

    E-procurement in the aviation industry: value creation potential of B2B e-marketplaces

    Wagner, C-M., Huber, B., Sweeney, E. & Smyth, A., 2005, In : European Transport. 24, 9, p. 24-30 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    air traffic
    Aviation
    industry
    value chain
    research focus