Department of Operations Management


Room: SOL/B5.26

Britta Gammelgaard´s overall research interest is Supply Chain Management & Logistics. More specifically, topics such as supply chain innovation and strategy, knowledge creation in the SCM discipline, the development of the procurement function as well as last mile/ citylogistics are prioritised research areas. Her work has been published in Danish and international, scientific journals, such as International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPDLM), Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) and International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM). She has received several awards for her research and research management activities including the Danish Transport Research Award, Hedorfs Fonds Transport-forskningspris.

Professor Gammelgaard is Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Logistics Management (IJLM) and has served for several years as European Editor of Journal of Business Logistics, Associate Editor of Journal of Supply Chain Management (JSCM) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPDLM). She has guest-edited numerous special issues in logistics and supply chain scientific journals.  

In 2006 she initiated the CSCMP European Research Seminar/ERS to IJLM is still connected. Further, she has been a member of the NOFOMA (Nordic Logistics Research Network) Scientific Committee and was the initiator of the NOFOMA doctoral consortium, Nordlog in 1996. She is widely used in Scandinavia for Doctoral assessment committees and has successfully supervised several doctoral candidates.

Presently, Gammelgaard is member of the board of where she is member of the editorial team on the trade magazine She has served on the assessment committee of the Danish SCM Prize since 2011.

Britta Gammelgaard has been academic head of the MSc concentration in Supply Chain Management 2010-2017 and before that for the HD diploma program in SCM. Presently, she is coordinator of the Minor in Strategic Procurement on MSc level. Last but not least, she is the CBS responsible for the tri-continental bachelor program “Global Supply Chain & Logistics Management” (GLOBAL) in collaboration with University of British Columbia and Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen.

Primary research areas
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)  
  • Supply Chain Innovation Processes
  • Procurement organization and strategy
  • Logistics and transport management
  • City logistics and urban freight
Curriculum Vitae
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  • MSc elective: Procurement Strategy and Organizational Development (course responsible)
  • MSc elective: Global Sourcing Management (course responsible)
  • MSc elective: Global Transportation and Maritime Logistics (course responsible)
  • GLOBAL bachelor program: Logistics Clusters (course responsible)
  • Business Projects and MSc Theses
  • PhD projects and theses
Other teaching activities
  • Coordinator of the MSc Minor in Strategic Procurement
  • Member of the Study Board for BSc in International Shipping & Trade
  • CBS responsible for the GLOBAL program
Selected publications
  • Tsvetkova, A. and Gammelgaard, B., 2018, “The Idea of Transport Independence in the Russian Arctic : A Scandinavian Institutional Approach to Understanding Supply Chain Strategy”, Interna-tional Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 48, No. 9, 2018, p. 913-930
  • Andreasen, P.H. and Britta Gammelgaard, B. “Change within Purchasing and Supply Management Organisations – Assessing the Claims from Maturity Models”, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Man-agement, Vol. 24, No. 2, 3.2018, p. 151-163
  • Gammelgaard, B., 2015, “The emergence of city logistics. The case of Copenhagen’s Citylogistik-kbh”. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 45(4), pp. 333-351
  • Nilsson, F. and Gammelgaard, B. (2012), “Beyond the systems approach in logistics and SCM”, In-ternational Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 42 (8/9), pp. 764-783.
  • Su, S-I. I.; Gammelgaard, B. and Yang, S.-L. (2011), “Logistics Innovation Process Revisited; In-sights from a Hospital Case Study”, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Man-agement, Vol. 41 (6), pp. 577-600.
  • Gammelgaard, B. (2010),”Supply Chain Strategies”, in Bidgoli (ed.): Handbook of Technology Man-agement, Vol. 2, pp 120-131. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Flint, D., E. Larsson and B. Gammelgaard (2008), “Exploring Processes for Customer Value Insights, Supply Chain Learning and Innovation: An International Study”, Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp 257-280
  • Gammelgaard, B. (2004), “Schools in Logistics Research? A Methodology Framework for Analysis of the Discipline”, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 479-491
  • Gammelgaard, B. and P. D. Larson (2001), ”Logistics Skills and Competencies for Supply Chain Management”, Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 27-50
Publications sorted by:
Britta Gammelgaard (Editor) ; Carl Marcus Wallenburg (Editor) / 2013 European Research Seminar (ERS) : Proceedings.
Lombard, IL : Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2013, 313 p.
Anthology > peer review
Britta Gammelgaard; Henrik Sornn-Friese; Jens Hansen; Mads Jessen; Morten Larsen / Competencies in the Danish Maritime Cluster : A Benchmarking-Analysis.
København : Danmarks Maritime Klynge 2013, 124 p.
Report > peer review
Jesper Aastrup; Britta Gammelgaard; Stina Sandvik / Pre-Requisites and Outcomes of Forecast Collaboration in Grocery Supply Chains : Development and Test of a Causal Model.
In: Proceedings of the 25th NOFOMA Conference. ed. /Per Olaf Arnäs; Niklas Arvidsson; Rickard Bergqvist; Mats Johansson; Pehr-Ola Pahlén. Göteborg : Göteborg Universitet 2013
Article in proceedings > peer review
Britta Gammelgaard (Editor) / 2012 European Research Seminar Proceedings : CSCMP Europe 11 Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, 23-25 April.
Lombard, Ill. : Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2012, 247 p.
Anthology > peer review
Jesper Aastrup; Britta Gammelgaard; Günter Prockl / 3PL Services in City Logistics : A User's Perspective.
In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual Nordic Logics Research Network Conference: NOFOMA 2012. . ed. /Juuso Töyli; Laura Johansson; Harri Lorentz; Lauri Ojala; Sini Laari. Turku : Turku School of Economics and Business Administration 2012, p. 2-20
Article in proceedings > peer review
Günter Prockl; Britta Gammelgaard / City Logistik : Service Supply Chain oder Volumengeschäft.
Abstract from The 3rd Rostock Conference on Service Research, 2012
Conference abstract for conference
Britta Gammelgaard; Günter Prockl / Innovating for Green Supply Chain Management : The Logistics Service Providers' Perspective.
In: Rethinking Transport in the Øresund Region: Policies, Strategies and Behaviours. Lund : Lund University 2012, p. 165-182
Book chapter > peer review
Britta Gammelgaard; Aseem Kinra / Logistics in the Oresund Region of Scandinavia
In: Handbook of Global Logistics: Transportation in International Supply Chains. . ed. /James H. Bookbinder. New York : Springer Science+Business Media 2012, p. 177-192 (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Vol. 181)
Book chapter > peer review
Fredrik Nilsson; Britta Gammelgaard / Moving Beyond the Systems Approach in SCM and Logistics Research
In: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 42, No. 8/9, 2012, p. 764-783
Journal article > peer review
Britta Gammelgaard; Dan Flint / Qualitative Research in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
In: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 42, No. 8/9, 2012, p. 721-725
Editorial > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities
  • Kühne Foundation, Schindellegi, Switzerland, Contribution to the Executive Education program, “European Network Management of Logistics Processes, 2018
  • KLU Executive Education GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, Contribution to the Executive Education program, “European Network Management of Logistics Processes, 2019