Dr Saeyeon Roh
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Dr Saeyeon Roh

Lecturer in International Logistics

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

Programme Leader
  • BSc (Hons) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management
  • BSc (Hons) Maritime Transport and Logistics
  • 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 Trnasport
  • Member of Humanitarian Logistics Association
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Roles on external bodies

  • Logistics Research Network Committee Member
  • Editorial Board Member of 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 interests

Module Leader
  • MAR323 International Logistics Management
  • MAR323HK International Logistics Management
  • MAR704 Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Methods
  • MAR710HK Research Project
  • DBA701 Qualitative Research Methods
  • IUG3004A Project Management Report: Qualitative Methods

Taught Modules

  • MAR212 Maritime Operations
  • MAR322 Research Skills for International Business
  • MAR323 International Logistics Management
  • MAR704 Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Methods
  • MAR709 International Logistics Management
  • DBA701 Qualitative Research Methods
  • IUG3004A Project Management Report: Qualitative Methods
Currently supervising 8 PhD candidates in the area of Maritime Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 3 completion.

Staff serving as external examiners

  • Diploma in Maritime Business, Singapore Maritime Academy, Singapore

Research interests

  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Managaement

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

  • 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

Journals

  • 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 (SSCI indexed journal ABS 3* journal), forthcoming
  • 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 (SSCI indexed journal ABS 1* journal)
  • 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. (KCI indexed journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal).
  • 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. (KCI indexed journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal)
  • 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. (SSCI indexed journal and ABS 3* journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal)
  • 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. (Scopus indexed journal)

Conference Papers

  • 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.

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