Dr Saeyeon Roh
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Dr Saeyeon Roh

Lecturer in International Logistics

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Biography

Biography

Programme Leader
  • BSc (Hons) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management
  • BSc (Hons) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management HKU SPACE
  • BSc (Hons) Maritime Transport and Logistics HKU SPACE
Lecturer in International Logistics

Previous positions
  • Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Senior Researcher at Korea Maritime Institute, Korea

Qualifications

  • PhD, Business Studies, Cardiff Business School, UK
  • MSc, International Transport, Cardiff Business School, UK
  • BA, International Commerce, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Professional membership

  • Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Member of Humanitarian Logistics Association
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Roles on external bodies

  • Logistics Research Network Committee Member
  • Associate Editor, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics
  • Recognised Teacher, MSc supervision at Cranfield University
  • Module Developer, Supply Chain Professional Development Programme at The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Singapore

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Module Leader
  • MAR5003/6003 International Logistics Management
  • MAR7002 International Trade and Data Management
  • MAR310HK Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
  • MAR710HK Research Project
  • DBA701 Qualitative Research Methods
  • IUG3004A Project Management Report: Qualitative Methods
  • MAL3013 International Logistics Management

Currently supervising 8 PhD candidates in the area of Maritime Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Staff serving as external examiners

  • Diploma in Maritime Business, Singapore Maritime Academy, Singapore

Research

Research

Research interests

  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

  • PhD, Jin-Woong Yoo, "Investigating the Determinants and the Mediating Role of Performance Appraisal Politics within the Public Sector in South Kora", May 2022
  • PhD, Ishaka Shitu Almustapha, "Port Performance and Crude Oil Export Logistics Distribution in Nigeria, November 2020
  • PhD, Mark Bennett, "The Role of UK Container Trade Flow Forecasts in the Maritime Industry", October 2020
  • PhD, Muhammad Hasanuddin, "The Promotion of Innovative in the EU Marine Equipment Sector", February 2020
  • PhD, Nasiru Zubairu, "Supply Chain Financial Performance in Liquefied Natural Gas Systems", July 2019

Grants & contracts

Grants

  • PI, Strategic Logistics Outsourcing in Humanitarian Relief Logistics, Faculty Research Facilitation Grant (2018–2019), £1,000

Contracts

  • Co-I, Analysis of Social-Economic Impact of Busan New Port Development, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Korea (2020–2021), ₩500,000,000
  • PI, Case of Russian-North Europe Trade: Logistics and Customs Systems Perspectives, Korea Maritime Institute, Korea (2020), ₩ 10,000,000
  • PI, Analysis of Port Cyber Security in Maritime Supply Chain 4.0, Korea Maritime Institute, Korea (2020), ₩1,400,000
  • PI, Establishment of Port Contingency Plan in Case of State Emergency, Korea Maritime Institute, Korea (2019), ₩2,000,000
  • Co-I, Development Plan of Hazardous Container Supply Chain Management, Korea Maritime Institute, Korea (2018), ₩2,000,000

Publications

Publications

Journals

  • Roh, S. Lin, H.H. and Jang, H. 2022 ‘Performance Indicators for Humanitarian Relief Logistics in Taiwan’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 38(3), pp. 173 – 180. https:doi:10.1016/j.ajsl..2022.06.002.
  • Kim, A.R., Schneider, T.O., Roh, S. and Seo, Y.J. 2022, ‘Procurement Decisions on the Transportation of Food Aid in Humanitarian Operations’, Journal of International Trade & Commerce, 18(2), pp. 81-94. https://dx.doi.org/10.106980/jitc.18.2.202204.81.
  • Kim, C.S., Roh, S. and Seo, Y.J. 2022, ‘Development of Collaborative Spirit Indices: The case of South Korea’s Maritime Industry’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 38(2), pp. 84-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2022.01.001. 
  • Roh, S., Thai, V.V., Jang, H. and Yeo, G.T. 2021, ‘The Best Practice of Port Sustainable Development: A Case Study in Korea’, Maritime Policy & Management, DOI 10.1080/03088839.2021.1979266.
  • Zubairu, N., Dinwoodie, J., Hunter, L., Roh, S. and Govindan, K. 2021, ‘Supply Chain Strategies as Drivers of Financial Performance in Liquefied Natural Gas Networks’, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 26(5), pp. 579-591.
  • Kim, C.S., Dinwoodie, J. and Roh*, S. 2020, ‘Developing Measurement Scales of Collaboration in Shipping Logistics’, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1080/13675567.2020.1770708.
  • Roh, S. and Jang, H. 2018, ‘Strategic Logistics Outsourcing in Humanitarian Supply Chain: A Fuzzy AHP Approach’, Korean Journal of Logistics, 26(4), pp. 103-113.
  • Roh, S., Shin, Y.R. and Seo, Y.J. 2018, ‘The Pre-positioned Warehouse Location Selection for International Humanitarian Relief Logistics’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 34(4), pp. 297-307.
  • Roh, S., Tam, J., Lee, S.W. and Seo, Y.J. 2018, ‘Risk Assessment of Maritime Supply Chain Security in Ports and Waterways’, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 7(6), pp. 2051-3771. 
  • Seo, Y.J., Chen, F. and Roh*, S. 2017, ‘Multimodal Transportation: The Case of Laptop from Chongqing in China to Rotterdam Europe’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 33(3), pp. 155-165.
  • Roh, S., Lee, J.H., Jang, H.M. and Yun W.Y. 2016, ‘Sustainable Port Development and Operation Focusing on Triple Bottom Line’, The Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 32(3), pp. 473-495.
  • Roh, S., Thai, V.V. and Wong, Y.D. 2016, ‘Towards Sustainable ASEAN Port Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Vietnamese Ports’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 32(2), pp. 107-118.
  • Roh, S., Pettit, S., Harris, I. and Beresford, A. 2015, ‘The Pre-positioning of Warehouses at Regional and Local Levels for a Humanitarian Relief Organisation’, International Journal of Production Economics, 170(B), pp. 616-628. 
  • Yeo, G.T., Thai, V.V. and Roh, S. 2015, ‘An Analysis of Port Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: The Case of Korean Container Ports’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 31(4), pp. 437-447.
  • Roh, S., Jang, H. and Han, C. 2013, ‘Warehouse Location Decision Factors in Humanitarian Relief Logistics’, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 29(1), pp. 103-120.

Conference Papers

  • Roh, S., Thai, V., Jang, H., Haddoud, M. and Onjewu, A. 2022, ‘An Analysis of Port Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: Application of Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis’, in 2022 Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), 14th – 16th September, Busan, Korea.  
  • Somabutr, S., Pandian, S. and Roh, S. 2022, ‘An Exploratory Study of Identifying Critical Success Factors for Customer Preference in Medical Tourism Supply Chain using MAXQDA’, in 3rd International Conference on Supply Chain Management (ICSCM2022), 21st – 23rd January, Singapore.
  • Kim, C.S., Roh, S. and Seo, Y.J. 2021, ‘Development of Collaborative Spirit Indices: The Case of South Korea’s Maritime Industry’, in The Australian Maritime Logistics Research Network (AMLRN) 2021 Symposium, 2nd December, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Swila, M.E., Jang, H. and Roh, S. 2021, ‘A Comparative Study on How Humanitarian Aid Agencies Employ Social Media as a Tool to Reach the Public During Disaster Management', in The 26th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), 8th – 10th September, Cardiff, UK.  
  • Somabtur, S., Pandian, S. and Roh, S. 2021, ‘Conceptualising a Resilient Supply Chain in Service Industry’, in 2nd International Conference on Supply Chain Management (ICSCM2021), 31st January – 2nd February, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Somabtur, S., Pandian, S. and Roh, S. 2021, ‘The Configuration Structure of Service Supply Chain Management’, in 2nd International Conference on Supply Chain Management (ICSCM2021), 31st January – 2nd February, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Kim, C.S., Dinwoodie, J. and Roh, S. 2020, ‘Development of Collaborative Spirit Indices in Shipping Logistics’, in 2020 Chung-Ang University (CAU) International Logistics Conference: Current Agenda and Issues in Logistics and Transportation, 14th December, Seoul, Korea.
  • Roh, S., Thai, V.V., Yeo, G.T. and Jang, H.M. 2020, ‘Towards Port Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis and Implication’, in The Australian Maritime Logistics Research Network (AMLRN) 2020 Symposium, 10th December, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Somabtur, S., Pandian, S. and Roh, S. 2020, ‘Analysing Medical Tourism Supply Chain Disruption during COVID-19 Pandemic’, in SUT International Virtual Conference on Science and Technology (SUT-IVCST 2020), 28th August, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
  • Zubairu, N., Dinwoodie, J., Hunter, L., Roh, S. and Umaru, S. 2019, ‘Collaborative Strategies: Antecedents for Liquefied Natural Gas Supply Chain Financial Performance’, in The 24th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), 4th – 6th September, Northampton, UK.
  • Somabutr, S., Pandian, S.G., Roh, S. and Lu, H. 2019, ‘Developing a conceptual framework to identify performance measurements for medical tourism supply chain management’, in The 24th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), 4th – 6th September, Northampton, UK.
  • Kim, C.S., Dinwoodie, J., Roh, S. and Seo, Y.J. 2019, ‘Development of Collaborative Spirit Indices: The Case of South Korean Maritime Industry’, in The 8th International Conference on Asian Economic Development (AED), 28th – 30th August, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  • Zubairu, N., Dinwoodie, J., Roh, S. and Umaru, S. 2019, ‘Collaborative Strategy, An Antecedent for Liquefied Natural Gas Supply Chain Performance, in 2019 European Academy of Management (EURAM), 26th – 28th June, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Kim, C.S., Dinwoodie, J. and Roh, S. 2019, ‘Cooperative and Collaborative Spirit Indices Between Supply Chain Members’, in World Conference on Transportation Research (WCTR), 26th – 31st May, Mumbai, India.
  • Lu, H. and Roh, S. 2018, ‘A Relational Dynamic View of Sustainable Supply Chains: Empirical Evidence for Supporting Decision-Making’, in Production and Operations Management Society 2018 International Conference, 22nd – 24th October, Granada, Spain.
  • Kwak, D.W., Lee, H.Y., Kim, J., Roh, S. and Seo, Y.J. 2018, ‘International Transport Route Selection from a Total Logistics Costs Perspective: A Scenario Analysis’, in Production and Operations Management Society 2018 International Conference, 22nd – 24th October, Granada, Spain.
  • Roh, S., Jang, H. and Bennett, M. 2017, ‘Strategic Logistics Outsourcing in Humanitarian Supply Chain: An Integrated Fuzzy AHP-TOPSIS Approach’, in The 22nd Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), 6th – 8th September, Southampton, UK.
  • Roh, S., Thai, V.V., Yeo, G.T., Jang, H.M. and Wong, Y.D. 2016, ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development Model: A Comparative Analysis between Singaporean and Korean Ports’, in The 8th International Conference on Logistics & Transport (ICLT), 7th – 9th September, Singapore.
  • Roh, S., Thai, V.V., Yeo, G.T., Jang, H.M. and Wong, Y.D. 2016, ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development Model: Comparison Analysis between Singaporean and Korean Ports’, in Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), 23rd – 26th August, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Roh, S. and Thai, V.V. 2015, ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development Model: Challenges and Opportunities for Korean Ports’, in Proceedings of the 8thInternational Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA), 29th November – 2nd December, Hong Kong.
  • Yeo, G.T., Thai, V.V. and Roh, S. 2015, ‘An Analysis of Port Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: The Case of Korean Container Ports’, in Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), 24th – 26th August, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Roh, S. and Thai, V.V. 2015, ‘Towards Sustainable ASEAN Port Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Vietnamese Ports’, in Proceedings of the 8thInternational Conference of Asian Shipping and Logistics (ICASL), 25th – 26th June, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Roh, S., Kwak, D.W., Beresford, A. and Pettit, S. 2015 ‘Challenges in Humanitarian Logistics Management: An Empirical Study on Pre-positioned Warehouses’, in Proceedings of the 20thInternational Symposium Conference on Logistics (ISL), 5th – 8th July, Bologna, Italy.
  • Roh, S., Beresford, A., Pettit, S. and Harris, I. 2014,‘The Pre-positioning of Warehouse at Regional and Local Levels for a Humanitarian Relief Organization’, in Proceedings of the18th International Working Seminar Conference on Production Economics, 24th – 28th February, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Roh, S., Jang, H. and Han, C. 2012, ‘Warehouse Location Decision Factors in Humanitarian Relief Logistics’, in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of Asian Shipping and Logistics (ICASL), 9th – 10th July, Yeosu, Korea.
  • Roh, S. and Pettit, S. 2009, ‘Pre-positioning Networks for Humanitarian Aid Logistics’, in Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network (LRN), 9th – 11th September, Cardiff, UK.
  • Roh, S. and Pettit, S. 2008, ‘Supporting Humanitarian Aid Delivery – the Role of Response Depot Network’, in Proceedings of Improving Disaster Supply Chain Management: Key Supply Chain Factors for Humanitarian Relief, 16th – 18th November, Louisiana, USA.
  • Roh, S., Beresford, A. and Pettit, S. 2008, ‘Humanitarian Aid Logistics: Response Depot Networks’, in Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Conference of the Nordic Logistics Research Network (NOFOMA), 4th – 6th June, Helsinki, Finland.

Personal

Personal

Reports & invited lectures

Pusan National University, College of Economics and International Trade

  • Application of AHP and TOPSIS in Business Management

Pusan National University, Graduate School of International Studies

  • Decision-Making in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Application of AHP and TOPSIS
Incheon National University, Graduate School of Logistics
  • 3D Printing and Drones in Logistics
  • Humanitarian Relief Logistics
  • Logistics Outsourcing Strategies
Chung-Ang University, Department of Logistics
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Humanitarian Relief Logistics

Conferences organised

  • The 23rd Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), 5th–7th September, 2018