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Dr Vasco Sanchez Rodrigues

Dr Vasco Sanchez Rodrigues

Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

Email:
sanchezrodriguesva1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5185
Location:
B42, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU
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Vasco is a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management. He is an experienced supply chain and logistics professional contributing to senior practitioners from leading organisations within the UK retail, food/drinks and European logistics sectors through the wide range of knowledge-transfer and applied-research activities Vasco leads. He also publishes actively in principal international academic journals, leads applied-research projects, rigorously generates funding proposals, and secures funding with strong support from his industry collaborators. The bulk of his research is relevant to both domestic and international logistics and to the role of SCM in global operations. His research is published widely in prime international journals, such as IJOPM, TRA, TRD, TRE and SCM-IJ, among others. In respect of UK Research Effectiveness Framework 2021, Vasco has one ABS4* and six ABS3* publications.

Currently, Vasco has leadership roles in several projects, which are outlined below:
* CO-GROWTH (2015-Present): A £420K proposal is being developed at present, which aims at enable sustainable growth through effective co-ordination among SMEs.
* iLEGO (2016-Present): Co-leading the annual iLEGO workshop and project, enabling knowledge transfer among supply chain practitioners of green-gold innovations adopted in a wide range of sectors.

In his career, Vasco has consistently maintained teaching scores for UG & PG teaching between 8.0 and 9.0 out of 10.0. In the last two years, he arranged and led 15 live projects for my dissertation students in companies such as P&G, Yusen Logistics and DHL. He is also the supervisor of four PhD, one of whom is about to submit their PhD thesis.

Vasco collaborates with external academics from UK Universities, such as Cranfield, Kingston, Heriot-Watt and Westminster, and most recently, he has started research collaborations with academics from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Arizona State University.

Employment history

  • 2017 - Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University
  • 2011 - Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University
  • 2009 - Lecturer in International Logistics, University of Plymouth
  • 2005 - Research Associate in Freight Transport, Cardiff University
  • 2003 - Supply Chain Improvement Projects manager > ERP project manufacturing and logistics team leader > Head of Manufacturing > Manufacturing manager, BIMBO Organisation, Latin America

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

Logistics Research Network conference committee member

Safleoedd academaidd blaenorol

  • 2011 - Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University
  • 2009 - Lecturer in International Logistics, University of Plymouth
  • 2005 - Research Associate in Freight Transport, Cardiff University

Ymrwymiadau siarad cyhoeddus

Co-leader of the iLEGO (innovation Lean Effectiveness Green Operations) workshop

Principal Investigator of the Co-growth (Co-operation for growth) industry-led project

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

Unfair practice committee co-ordinator for the PG programmes of Logistics & Operations Management Section

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2009

  • Sanchez Rodrigues, V. A.et al. 2009. Defining ‘extra distance’ as a measure to evaluate road transport performance. Presented at: Global supply chains and inter-firm networks, Istanbul, Turkey, 5 - 8 July 2009 Presented at Pawar, K. S. and Lalwani, C. S. eds.Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Logistics (14th ISL), Istanbul, Turkey, 5-8 July 2009. Nottingham: Centre for Concurrent Enterprise, Nottingham University Business School pp. 680-687.
  • Sanchez Rodrigues, V. A.et al. 2009. Diagnosis of ‘extra distance’ in the South Africa FMCG retail sector. Presented at: 20th International Conference on Production Research, Shanghai, China, 2-6 August 2009Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Production Research, Shanghai, China, 2-6 August 2009. International Foundation for Production Research (IFPR)
  • Sanchez Rodrigues, V. A.et al. 2009. Diagnosis of ‘extra distance’ in the UK FMCG primary transport sector. Presented at: 14th Logistics Research Network, Cardiff, UK, 9-11 Sept 2009Proceedings of the 14th Logistics Research Network, Cardiff, UK, 9-11 September 2009. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK) pp. 856-862.

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2006

Module leader of the MSc International Logistics module

Other teaching contributions include two UG year-2 modules, Operations Management and Logistics & Distribution Management.

PhD supervision research interests

  • Green supply chain management and logistics
  • Horizontal collaboration in logistics operations and supply chains within national and international networks
  • Supply chain risk and uncertainty management
  • Green and innovation in supply chain and logistics environments