Fabrizio Dallari

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Fabrizio Dallari is Full Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at LIUC University and he is also head of the Center for Supply Chain, Operations & Logistics. His current research interests include Operations and Supply Chain Management with a special emphasis on physical distribution network design, transportation systems, materials handling and supply chain planning.

His researches on the fast moving consumer goods supply chain have been cited widely.

He has been researching and teaching in logistics and supply chain for over 20 years and has published extensively in journals, conferences and he wrote 8 books.

Fabrizio Dallari has cooperated with many companies, leaders in their respective fields. In 2010 he received "Logistic Man of the year" award by Assologistica. He is the owner of the "Logistica" discussion group on Linked-in, with +4.000 followers.

Selected Publications

  • F. Dallari, K. Lumsden, R. Ruggeri, “Optimisation of Hub and Spoke Systems for Freight Transport”, 7th International Conference on Information Systems in Logistics and Transportation, Gothenburg (16-18 June 1997)
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, R. Ruggeri, “Storage Policy and Tour Construction Optimisation in Man-on-board Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems for Order Picking”, 3rd International Symposium on Logistics, Padua (9-11 July 1997)
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, “Ottimizzazione nella gestione dei magazzini intensivi serviti da carrelli trilaterali”, Logistica, ed. Tecniche Nuove, marzo 1998
  • F. Dallari, R. Ruggeri, “Optimising Feeder Service in Sea Transportation”, IV International Workshop on Distribution Logistics, Brescia (25-27 May 1998)
  • F. Dallari, K. Lumsden, R. Ruggeri, “Improving the efficiency of the Hub&Spoke System for the SKF European Distribution Network”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Vol.29, N. 1, 1999
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, “Analysing the performance of dual-shuttle miniload systems”, 4thInternational Symposium on Logistics, Florence (11-14 July 1999)
  • F. Dallari, A. Musso, “Modelling container distribution in the Mediterranean sea”, International Workshop Harbour, Maritime and Logistics Modelling & Simulation, Genoa (7-10 September 1999)
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, R. Ruggeri, “Storage Policy Optimisation in man-on-board AS/RS Picking Systems”, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol.11, N.2, 2000
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, "Analisi delle prestazioni dei magazzini automatici miniload a tripla forca", Logistica, ed. Tecniche Nuove, ottobre 2000
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, "A Decision Support System for physical distribution management”, International Symposium on Logistics, Salzsburg (8-10 July 2001)
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, “Optimisation of vehicle loading and scheduling for physical distribution”, Packaging and Bottiling international, October 2001
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, Rinnovare la supply chain, ed. Il Sole 24 Ore, novembre 2003
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, "Analisi delle soluzioni automatizzate di material handling per il settore dei beni di largo consumo in Italia”, XXXI Convegno Nazionale ANIMP, Treviso (14-15 ottobre), 2004
  • F. Dallari, C. Noè, T. Rossi, “A formal method for analyzing and assessing operational risk in supply chains”, Systems Dynamics Society, Boston, 17 - 21 July, 2005
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, “Automated materials handling systems: a way to increase efficiency of distribution networks ?”, 18th International Conference on Production Research, Salerno, 31 July - 4 August, 2005
  • F. Dallari, C. Noè, T. Rossi, “A formal method for analyzing and assessing operational risk in supply chains”, 18th International Conference on Production Research, Salerno, 31 July - 4 August 2005
  • F. Dallari, R. Mangiaracina, G. Marchet, C. Noè, “Benchmarking sales forecasting processes”, Logistics Research Networks Annual Conference 2005, Plymouth, 7-9 September 2005
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, “Analisi delle soluzioni logistiche per il sourcing dal Far East”, Logistica Management, Ritman, giugno-luglio 2006
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, S. Perotti, “Analysis of order picking systems”, 6th International Congress of Logistics Research RIRL 2006, Pontremoli, 3-6 september 2006
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, “Physical distribution strategies in the global supply chain”, 4th International Logistics and Supply Chain congress, Izmir, 29 November – 2 December, 2006
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, M. Tronci, “L’organizzazione della rete distributiva in un contesto di global sourcing: l’approccio Merge in Transit”, Sistemi e Impresa, n.3, aprile, 2007
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, G. Marchet, “Analysis of pallet management strategies in Italian retail industry”, Logistics Research Networks Annual Conference, Hull, 5-7 September 2007
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, S. Perotti, “New development in retail logistics: an italian perspective”, 5th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Istanbul, 8-9 November 2007
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “Supply chain risk management methodologies: an innovative classification”,5th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Istanbul, 8-9 November 2007
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Distribution network design in global supply chains: the merge in transit approach”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Liverpool, 10-12 september 2008
  • F. Dallari, G. Marchet, M. Melacini, “Design of Order Picking Systems”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 42, Issue 1, 2009
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, “Network Logistici: meglio se globali”, Euromerci, gennaio/febbraio, 2009
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “An integrated model for designing and optimizing a European logistics network”, 14th International Symposium on Logistics, Istanbul, 5-8 July 2009
  • C. Colicchia. F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Managing Risk in International Inbound Supply Chains”, 14th International Symposium on Logistics, Istanbul, 5-8 July 2009
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Analysis of Supply Chain Planning Centralisation for Multinational Companies”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Cardiff, 9-11 september 2009
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “Evaluating the resilience of the European Pirelli Supply Chain”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Cardiff, 9-11 september 2009
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “Un approccio integrato alle reti logistiche internazionali: il caso Pirelli Tyre”, Economia & Management, ed. ETAS, n. 1, gennaio/febbraio, 2010
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Evaluating logistics network configurations for a global supply chain”, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, Vol. 15, n.2, pp. 154-164, 2010
  • F. Dallari, S. Curi, Network Milano – Morfologia dei flussi logistici internazionali, ed. Bruno Mondadori, giugno 2010
  • Colicchia C., Dallari F., Melacini M., “Increasing Supply Chain resilience in a global sourcing context”, Production Planning & Control, Vol.21, No. 7, pp. 680-694, 2010
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, “Supply chain risk management: insight from an explorative study in the Italian industry”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Leeds, 8-10 september 2010
  • C. Colicchia, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Risk management strategies in a global sourcing process”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Leeds, 8-10 september 2010
  • F. Dallari, A. Creazza, E. Porazzi, U. Restelli, "A model for the Logistics Management of the integrated Home Care Service”, XV Summer School “Francesco Turco” Impianti Industriali Meccanici, Monopoli, 14-18 september 2010
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, "Developing a roadmap for managing risk in supply chains: an empirical investigation”, XV Summer School “Francesco Turco” Impianti Industriali Meccanici, Monopoli, 14-18 september 2010
  • Colicchia C., Dallari F., Marchet G., Melacini M., Perotti S., “Investigation of initiatives towards sustainability: a supply chain perspective", APMS 2010 International Conference, Cernobbio, 11-13 October 2010
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, C. Noè, “Cost evaluation of the pallet exchange system in the consumer packaged goods supply chain”, 8th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Istanbul, 4-5 November 2010
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “An integrated model for designing and optimising an international logistics network”, International Journal of Production Research, DOI:10.1080/00207543.2011.578157
  • A. Creazza, F. Dallari, T. Rossi, “Applying an integrated logistics network design and optimisation model: the Pirelli Tyre Case”, International Journal of Production Research,DOI:10.1080/00207543.2011.588614
  • Colicchia C., Dallari F., Melacini M., “A simulation-based framework to evaluate strategies for managing global inbound supply risk”, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 371–384, December 2011
  • Colicchia C., Creazza A., Dallari F., “The Design of Logistics Operations for the Forthcoming Expo 2015 Mega-Event”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Cranfield, 5-7 September 2012
  • Colicchia C., Creazza A., Dallari F., Melacini M., “Designing & Optimising a Sustainable Distribution Network”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Cranfield, 5-7 September 2012
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, M. Melacini, “Designing and optimising a sustainable distribution network”, Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Huddersfield 3rd – 5th September 2014
  • C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, “Enhancing sustainability and efficiency in the fast moving consumer goods industry through intermodal transport”,Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Huddersfield 3rd – 5th September 2014
  • A. Creazza, C. Colicchia, F. Dallari (2014), “Designing the venue logistics management operations for a World Exposition”, Production Planning & Control: the Management of Operations, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2014.929190
  • A. Creazza, Garagiola E., F. Dallari, Porazzi E., “Benchmarking of Health Technologies distribution models: an investigation of Lombardy’s Local Health Authorities”, Benchmarking: an International Journal, BIJ-12-2013-0123 in press.
  • F. Dallari, Corso di Logistica e Trasporti – Vol.1, Edizione Hoepli, Marzo 2015
  • F. Dallari, Fast Forwarding Italy: il ruolo delle imprese di spedizione nel commercio internazionale, Fedespedi, Milano, novembre 2015
  • (accepted for publication) C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, Melacini M., “Eco-efficient supply chain networks: development of a design framework and application to a real case study”, Production Planning & Control, DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2015.1090030
  • (accepted for publication) C. Colicchia, A. Creazza, F. Dallari, “Lean and Green Supply Chain Management through intermodal transport: insights from the Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry”, Production Planning & Control, DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2017.1282642

Honors

  • Scientific Director of “Logistica”, the Italian leading Journal on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, edited by Tecniche Nuove, from 2011.
  • Director of the Italian EPAL Pallet Exchange Observatory in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry, a joint project by ECR Italy and Italian Wood Manufacturer Association, from 2010.
  • Italian Representative at the Research and Development Committee of the European Logistics Association (ELA), responsible for the Logistics Ph.D. Workshop organization, from 2009 to 2015.
  • Member of the scientific committee for the development of the Italian Logistics Master Plan at the Road Transportation Department of the Italian Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, from 2009 to 2015
  • Member of the scientific committee of the “International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress” organized by the Turkey Logistics Association (Loder), from 2008.
  • Member of the academic board of the Italian Logistics Association (Assologistica Cultura & Formazione), from 2008.
  • Scientific Director of the Intelligence Unit of the Italian Transport Confederation (Confetra), from 2005 to 2007.
  • Scientific Director of the Logistics Research Center at Carlo Cattaneo University LIUC, from 2006.
  • Member of the Logistics Commission of the Italian Body for Standardization and Certification, member of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), from 2000 to 2015.
  • Reviewer for the following international ISI journal:
    - European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier
    - International Journal of Production Research, Taylor & Francis
    - Supply Chain Management: an international journal, Elsevier

Projects & Grants

Fabrizio Dallari has carried out several research projects in co-operation with - and funded by – private and public companies on logistics, supply chain and industrial plants issues in the fast moving consumer goods industry (including catering and retailing).

As the Director of Logistics Research Center at Carlo Cattaneo University, he directly managed over 20 international and national projects. A short list is reported (in descending chronological order):

  • Palletized Unit Loads Pooling Systems in the Italian Retailing industry (2006)
  • Benchmarking Sales Forecasting and demand Planning processes in Italian companies, carried out for the Ailog (2006)
  • Optimizing the physical distribution network of the shelf-stable products of Nestlé Italy (2006)
  • Analysis of the agri-food logistics flows for the Gioia Tauro port (2007)
  • Pallet Management Systems in the fast moving consumer goods industry (2009)
  • Logistics management of health technologies for home care services, PRIN 2008
  • Logistics Services Needs and current gap for the forthcoming Expo 2015 (2010)
  • Logistics in the Consumer Packaged Goods : the state of the art in Italy (2010)
  • Sustainability in transportation for the fast moving goods in Italy (2011)
  • Modelling the food supply chain for the forthcoming EXPO 2015 (2011)
  • Optimization of the logistics process for the Lindt & Sprungli retailing division (2012)
  • Intermodability Project: evaluating the real opportunities for a modal shift in the distribution of fast moving consumer goods in Italy (2012)
  • Assocad, “Il ruolo del Centro di Assistenza Doganale per la competitività del Sistema Italia nel commercio internazionale” (2012)
  • Regione Lombardia - Eupolis, “”Linee di indirizzo regionali per la mobilità delle merci in ambito urbano nei comuni lombardi” (2014)
  • Autorità Portuale La Spezia, “Il Port Community System di La Spezia: un modello di riferimento per la portualità italiana” (2015)
  • Senaf, "Organizzazione di un'unità dimostrativa sulla Safety in Logistics presso l’evento fieristico MECSPE 2014"
  • Bauli, " Ottimizzazione dell’assetto distributivo e revisione del modello di outsourcing dei servizi logistici” (2014)

 

Specialization and Interests

Research streams

His scientific and research activity encompassed five main stream:

I. Management and Design of Material Handling Systems, ranging from optimization studies with respect to real life problems to comparative studies of warehouse performances.

II. Simulation and Optimization of logistics and production systems, focusing on internal and external materials flow, carried out by means of both analytical and simulative approach.

III. Operational planning and sales forecasting, focusing on methods and processes, from either an analytical or an organizational stand point.

IV. Physical Distribution networks and freight transportation in international supply chain, dealing with supply chain operative models and risk management strategies.

V. Logistics Outsourcing Industry and transportation policies, with a special focus on the innovation of logistics services provided by third party logistics companies and assessment of the market of both regional and national scale.

He is author of 80 scientific contributions as papers on international ISI/Scopus Journals, as books, as papers on international conference proceedings. He is also author of other publications such as working paper, books chapters and over 110 articles on logistics and supply chain management on several Italian journal and magazines.