Research

ISCL conducts real world operational research

Our research analyses the dynamic supply chain environment and develops pragmatic solutions to improve business.

We recognise that supply chain activities are subject to external variables including:

  • regulation
  • infrastructure
  • government policy
  • enterprise technology
  • changing demand drivers.

Our experience and analytical capability is strengthened by an extensive network of institution partners, industry experts and academic partnerships.

In 'Research':

Supply chain & logistics research

ISCL conducts research in:

  • analysis and implementation of ‘real world’ operational research and value-driven solutions
  • business relationship methodologies
  • logistics chain and supply chain mapping, design and optimisation
  • data mining, processing, analysis, insights and scenario modelling and simulation
  • behavioural modelling, including competition, investment, and policy-driven outcomes.

Scope of ISCL research

Scope of our research is:

  • industry research
  • thought leadership
  • capability building.

Our research analyses the dynamic supply chain environment and develops pragmatic solutions to improve business in the following:

  • international trade
  • freight logistics
  • food and agribusiness.
  • supply chain strategy.

ISCL engages in contract research projects spanning food supply, international supply chains, ports and shipping.

Contact us

Dr Nick Billington
Discipline Leader, Supply Chain and Logistics
Phone: +61 3 9919 1076
Email: nick.billington@vu.edu.au.