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2020-2021 Research Seminars

Research Seminar Series

Wednesday Research Seminar Series - Green Supply Chain Management Model for the Rubber industry

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START DATE 24 March 2021


END DATE 24 March 2021

We are pleased to invite you to our Wednesday Research Seminar. It will be held online on 24 March from 4pm via Microsoft team platform. Wednesday Research Seminar Series was launched in 2008 and has featured more than 290 presentations to date. The seminars provide a forum for researchers to share their work. Presenters include faculty from Middlesex University Dubai and other universities in the United Arab Emirates, as well as researchers from other global institutions. Janya will deliver seminar on:      

“Green Supply Chain Management Model for the Rubber industry”

Janya Chanchaichujit

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The global demand for rubber is ever-increasing. As consumption levels grow, so do the environmental problems which accompany manufacturing. Environmental responsibility is now a pressing issue worldwide, and the Thai Rubber industry is no exception. As a consequence of green measures, pressure has been put upon this industry to design a supply chain which will be environmentally friendly whilst still allowing economic gain. While current research on the Thai Rubber supply chain is available, however, none of the early works deal with issues that address economic benefits and environmental maintenance as twin, or connected concerns. The objective of this seminar, therefore, is to present the research work seeking a solution assists in managing the Thai Rubber supply chain such that it may achieve economic gain whilst remaining environmentally friendly.


Dr. Janya Chanchaichujit is an Associate Professor in Logistics Management in the School of Management, and Head, Logistics and Business Analytics Center of Excellence at Walailak University in Thailand. In addition to Academic role, Dr. Chanchaichujit is also the Director of the Center for International Affairs working on university internationalization and rankings. Dr. Chanchaichujit holds a PhD in Logistics and Supply chain management from Curtin University in Australia, an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, and BSc in Mathematics from Mahidol University in Thailand. Dr. Chanchaichujit has more than twenty years industrial, project consultancy and academic work experiences in operations planning and design, upgrading and transforming IT solutions for transportation and distribution. Her work spans multinational companies in Thailand and affiliated companies in Austria, the USA, Brazil, China, and Japan. Dr. Chanchaichujit’s research interest focuses on incorporating various aspects of operational research applications, and technologies into the design and operation of logistics and supply chain management.

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