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Dr Andrew Grainger

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BSc (Cardiff), MA (Warwick), PhD (London)
Assistant Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Division: Operations Management and Information Systems
E-mail: Andrew.Grainger@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9514021
Location: E01 (YANG Fujia Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr Andrew Grainger joined Nottingham University Business School in January 2009 as a Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. In previous roles Andrew worked as Deputy Director at SITPRO, the former UK trade facilitation agency. There he also served as the Secretary for EUROPRO, the umbrella body of European trade facilitation bodies, and was also a member of the European Commission's DG TAXUD Trade Contact Group. Other past experiences include freight forwarding and logistics in Germany, Malaysia and Singapore, as well as Worldtrade consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.

On a number of occasions Andrew worked as staff consultant with the World Bank Group. He has also supplied consulting services to: the European Commission; the European Parliament; the UK's Businesslink.gov.uk programme; the governments of: Bangladesh, Lao PDR and Ethiopia; as well as numerous private sector companies and research organisations.

Research Interests
Current research encompasses the topics of: trade logistics and trade facilitation; trade and customs procedures, administration, law and regulations; port and border management; trade documents and standards; electronic trade and customs systems; and supply chain risk, security and resilience.

Administrative Roles
Chair, Faculty Library User Group
Chair, Business School Library Committee
I am module convenor of the following modules:


MSc

Design of Operations Facilities and Systems
International Logistics and Transport

External Exminerships & Validations
2012 - Ongoing    Honorary Lecturer at UCL, London


Published Work: Highlights
     Grainger, A (2008) 'Trade facilitation and import-export procedures in the EU: striking the right balance for international trade', Briefing Paper requested by the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, March, Brussels
     Grainger, A. (2010). 'The Role of the Private Sector in Border Management Reform' in Border Management Modernization. G. McLinden, E. Fanta, D. Widdowson and T. Doyle. Washington, World Bank: 157-174.
International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2013 - Ongoing    Co-investigator for a DEFRA funded project with UCL on Food Security and Port Resilience
2012 - Ongoing    Honorary Lecturer at UCL, London
- Ongoing    Member of the International Network of Customs Universities and its Management Committee
2014 - Ongoing    PI for a project about "Port Resilience Planning and Big Data"
2013 - 2014    PI for a Knowledge transfer Project about Port resilience with the DfT
2014 - 2014    Visiting Fellow at ATAX, University of New South Wales
2010 - 2013    Investigator for a Port Resilience research project in collaboration with University College London; funded by the EPSRC
2010 - 2013    Investigator for a Port Resilience research project in collaboration with University College London; funded by the EPSRC
2013 - 2013    Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, University of Canberra (October-December 2013)& 61607; Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, University of Canberra
2012 - 2012    Investigator for the University of Nottingham SPARK-Fund funded project 'Assessment of Trade Compliance Costs for Products of Animal Origin' in collaboration with the International Meat Trade Association, the UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills, HM Revenue and Customs and the Association of Port Health Authorities. (February 2012 - July 2012).
2012 - 2012    Investigator for the University of Nottingham SPARK-Fund funded project 'Assessment of Trade Compliance Costs for Products of Animal Origin' in collaboration with the International Meat Trade Association, the UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills, HM Revenue and Customs and the Association of Port Health Authorities. (February 2012 - July 2012).
2011 - 2011    "Trade Facilitation and Security" United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Inland Transport Security Discussion Forum, Vienna 11-12 December 2011
2011 - 2011    Grainger, A and Achuthan, K "Port Resilience" UK Harbour Masters' Association, Autumn Seminar. 2nd Nov 2011 Carisbrooke Hall, Victory Services Club, London
- 2008    'JTRC - OECD/ITF Round Table on security, risk perception and cost-benefit analysis, OECD, Paris, 11-12 December
- 2008    Palgrave Macmillan Prize for best PhD thesis in Maritime Economics and Logistics, 2005-2008
- 2008    'Trade Facilitation and Security: the Current Situation and Ways Forward' WCO/TTA World Customs Forum, World Customs Organisation, Brussels, 4 - 5 December 2008
2008 -      My PhD thesis was awarded the Palgrave Macmillan Prize for best PhD thesis in Maritime Economics and Logistics,
     PI for a research project about "Trade Facilitation and the role of the private sector",funded by the Univesity of Nottingham and the FAPESP (Brazil) in collaboration with the University of Campinas (Sao Paulo).
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Grainger, A.(2000)., "Globalisation - Implications for Supply-Chains", Logistic & Transport Focus, Vol.2(2).

Grainger, A.(2000)., "Customs and International Supply-Chains Issues", Logistics & Transport Focus, Vol.2(9).



Conferences

Grainger, A., 2003, "Supply Chain Management and Regulatory Controls: a Case for Trade Facilitation", in Logistics Research Network Conference, Conference held at the City Cass Business School, London 11-12 September 2003.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Grainger, A.; Henry, E.(2015)., "Speed-dating: a new way to open up the logistics profession", Logistics and Transport Focus, Vol.17 (2), pp. 14-15.

Grainger, A.(2014)., "WTO-Abkommen zur Handelserleichterung", Aussenwirtschaftliche Praxis, Vol.20 (2), pp. 31-34.

Grainger, A.(2014)., "The WTO trade facilitation agreement: consulting the private sector", Journal of World Trade, Vol.48 (6), pp. 1167-118.

Grainger, A.(2014)., "WTO trade facilitation agreement", Logistics and Transport Focus, Vol.16 (4), pp. 32-36.

Grainger, A.(2014)., "Trade and customs compliance costs at ports", Maritime Economics and Logistics, Vol.16 (4), pp. 467-483.

Widdowson, D.; Blegen, B.; Kashubsky, M.; Grainger, A.(2014)., "Review of accredited operator schemes: an Australian study", World Customs Journal, Vol.8 (1), pp. 17-34.

Grainger, A.(2011)., "Trade facilitation: a conceptual review", Journal of World Trade, Vol.45 (1), pp. 39-62.

Grainger, A.(2011)., "Developing the case for trade facilitation in practice", World Customs Journal, Vol.5 (2), pp. 65-76.

Grainger, A.(2008)., "Customs and Trade Facilitation: from concepts to implementation", World Customs Journal, Vol.2(1), pp. 17-30.

Grainger, A.(2007)., "Supply Chain Security: adding to a complex environment", World Customs Journal, Vol.1(2), pp. 17-30.



Books



Chapters in Books

Grainger, A.(2016)., "Foreword" in Maritime Security & Resilience, in Department for Transport, London, Department for Transport.

Grainger, A.; Mclinden, G.(2013)., "Trade Facilitation and Development", in A Lukauskas, R M Stern and G Zanini (ed) Handbook of Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Grainger, A.(2012)., "Trade Facilitation", in K Heydon, S Woolcock (ed) Ashgate Trade Policy Handbook, Aldershot, Ashgate.

Grainger, A.(2012)., "A trade facilitation perspective", in Inland Transport Security Discussion Forum Proceedings, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Vienna:, pp.73-79.

Grainger, A.(2010)., "The role of the private sector in supporting border management reform", in G McLinden, E Fanta, D Widdowson and T Doyle (ed) Border Management Modernization, (Chapter 10), pp.157-174, Washington, World Bank.



Conferences

Grainger, A., 2014, "Trade Facilitation, Better Regulation Delivery Office and World Bank Group's", at International Inspection Reform Conference, London, 10th September 2014.

Grainger, A., 2014, "The WTO trade facilitation agreement and the role of the private sector", at INCU, Baku, Azerbaijan, 21-23 May 2014.

Mohamad, M.; Grainger, A.; Guinery, J., 2014, "Understanding Customs Agents Compliance Behaviour Towards Import Tax In Malaysia: A Study Inspired By Theory", at Tax Research Network (TRN) Conference, Exeter, UK, 2-4 September 2014.

Grainger, A., 2013, "Measuring-up customs: a trade compliance cost perspective", at WCO PICARD conference 2013, St Petersbury, Russia 18-20 September 2013, Nottingham University Business School Research Paper No. 2014-02.

Achuthan, K.; Fujiyama, T.; Grainger, A., 2012, "The use of simulation as a tool for developing resilience of ports", at International Association of Maritime Economist conference, Taipei, 6-8 September.

Grainger, A., 2012, "An enquiry into the nature of trade and customs compliance costs at ports", at International Association of Maritime Economist conference, Taipei, 6-8 September.

Yucedogru, R.; Grainger, A.; Lymer, A., 2012, "Religiosity Influence on Tax Compliance", at Tax Research Network (TRN) Conference, Roehampton, UK, 5 - 7 September.

Grainger, A., 2011, "Trade Facilitation and Security", at United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Inland Transport Security Discussion Forum, Vienna 11-12 December 2011.

Grainger, A., 2011, "Trade facilitation and supply chain security", at Global Supply Chain Security Conference, Imperial College, London 7-8 July.

Grainger, A., 2011, "A review of safety and security within the port system", at Global Supply Chain Security Conference, Imperial College, London 7-8 July.

Grainger, A., 2011, "Developing the case for trade facilitation in practice", at PICARD Conference 2011: Promote Research-based Knowledge to Support Customs Decision-making, United Nations, Geneva, 14-16 September.

Grainger, A.; Achuthan, K., 2011, "Port Resilience, UK Harbour Masters' Association", at Autumn Seminar. 2nd Nov 2011 Carisbrooke Hall, Victory Services Club, London.

Yucedogru, R.; Hasseldine, J.; Grainger, A., 2011, "A Perspective on SME Tax Compliance: the case of turkey", at Tax Research Network (TRN) Conference, Coventry, 8th September.

Grainger, A., 2010, "International Logistics and the Single Window Concept", in 15th International symposium on Logistics (ISL 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 4-7.

Grainger, A., 2009, "An Operational Perspective to Border Management Reform", in 14th International Symposium on Logistics, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-8 July.

Grainger, A., 2009, "Paperwork as a barrier to efficient logistics operations: importing poultry and beef from Mercosur into the European Union", in Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2009, Cardiff, UK, 9-11 September.

Grainger, A., 2008, "JTRC-OECD/ITF Round Table on security, risk perception and cost-benefit analysis", Held at OECD, Paris, 11-12 December 2008.

Grainger, A., 2008, "Security Spaghetti: is it reconcilable with supply chain management principles?", in Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2008, Conference held in Liverpool, 10-12 September 2008.

Grainger, A., 2008, "Trade Faciliation and Security: the Current Situation and Ways Forward", at WCO/TTA World Customs Forum, World Customs Organisation, Held in Brussels. 4-5 December 2008.

Grainger, A., 2007, "Government Actors in International Supply Chain Operations: assessing requirements for skills and capabilities", in Logistics Research Network Conference, Conference held in September 2007 in Hull.

Grainger, A., 2007, "Supply Chain Security: further adding to an already complex operational and institutional environment", at PICARD Conference, World Customs Organisation, Conference held in Brussels. March 2007.

Grainger, A., 2005, "eCustoms: Expectations of the Trade", at EU Commission's Customs 2007 Seminar, Speech on behalf of European business. Wroclaw, Poland. 6 April 2005.

Grainger, A., 2005, "Trade Facilitation in the EU, through a modernised custom code", at American Chamber of Commerce EU Plenary Meeting, Held in Brussel. 17th May 2005.



Discussion Papers

Grainger, A., 2014, "Customs management within multinational companies", Nottingham University Business School Resaerch Paper No. 2014-06.

Grainger, A., 2014, "Measuring-up customs: a trade compliance cost perspective", Nottingham University Business School Research Paper No. 2014-02.



Book Reviews

Grainger, A., 2015, "The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution", in International Journal of Maritime History, pp. 138-139.



Reports for external body

Widdowson, D.; Blegen, B.; Kashubsky, M.; Grainger, A., 2014, "Review of accredited operator schemes", in Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, Charles Sturt University.

George, C.; Kirkpatrick, C.; López Dardaine, M.; Grainger, A.; Masi, F.; Belen Servín, M., 2009, "Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) of the Association Agreement Under Negotiation Between the European Community and Mercosur: Sector Study for Trade Facilitation", in University of Manchester and European Commission, Brussels, Final Report. Http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2009/april/tradoc 14927.pdf.

Grainger, A., 2009, "Supply Chain Security, Management Systems, and the role of the Assurance Provider", in LRQA White Paper, Lloyds List Quality Assurance.

Grainger, A., 2008, "Trade facilitation and import-export procedures in the EU: striking the right balance for international trade", in European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, March, Brussels.

Grainger, A., 2008, "A UK Review of Security Initiatives in International Trade", in SITPRO Report. London.

 

 

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