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Professor Andrew Potter

Professor Andrew Potter

Professor in Logistics and Transport

Cardiff Business School

Email
potterat@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5214
Campuses
D41, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

Andrew's research interests particularly in logistics and transport, and how these activities can be integrated into supply chains. The supply chain emphasis is important as, by looking more broadly, the implications for logistics and transport can be determined. A further area of my work in this area is consideration of policy level implications from logistics and transport operations.

More recently, he has developed a stream of research around additive manufacturing supply chains and the extent to which customers are willing to engage in the customisation of products. This work straddles the interface between marketing and operations, considering the role of the customer in determining design and production activities.

Andrew is a member of the editorial board for three international journals, and a member of the organisation committee of the International Symposium on Logistics. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and is Chair of the Cymru-Wales committee. Andrew has provided input into policy development by the UK and Welsh Government, as well as appearing in the media.

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Business Management, Cardiff University
  • BSc International Transport, First Class Honours, Cardiff University

Professional memberships

  • Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Member, Decision Sciences Institute

Academic positions

I have been external examiner for taught programmes at several UK universities as well as a PhD examiner at universities in the UK, Sweden, Australia and Italy.

Committees and reviewing

Editorial Board Membership:

International Journal of Logistics Management, European Management Journal, Maritime Business Review

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Teaching

Much of my lecturing is on logistics and operations management, particularly at undergraduate level where I teach BS1002 Operations Management to first year Business Management students. However, I have also delivered lectures relating to supply chain management and research methods, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

I was the Deputy Head of Section (Learning and Teaching) for the Logistics and Operations Management section between 2015 and 2020, being responsible for the delivery of all teaching activities by the section.

Supervision

I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

  • Freight transport and logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Systems dynamics
  • 3D printing supply chains

External profiles