Dr Dimitrios Paraskevadakis

School of Engineering

Dr Dimitrios Paraskevadakis is a Senior Lecturer Maritime Transport and Logistics at Liverpool John Moores University and Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport group for Merseyside and Warrington. He is a hybrid logistics manager and academic with many years of industrial experience in manufacturing and retail supply chains—also a very experienced project manager in flagship EU and UK funded research projects in multimodal freight transport.

Research interests :
Operations Management
Multimodal Transport
Supply Chain Management
Project Management

Teaching
BSc in Nautical Science/BSc in Maritime Business Management
Level 6: Research Methods & Project (6102MAR)
Level 6: Global Supply Chain Management & Multimodal Logistics (6104MAR)

MSc in International Trade & Transport/MSc in Maritime Operations/MSc in Port Management/MSc in Marine Engineering
Level 7: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (7162MAR)
Level 7: Project Management (7156MAR)

Supervisor for BSc, MSc and PhD projects

Projects:
ST4W – Smart Track for Inland Waterways
SKILLSEA – Future Skills for the Maritime Sector
EMPORIA4KT - Knowledge in the Atlantic area
WEASTFLOWS – Sustainable Logistics for Europe

Reviewer:
Benchmarking: An International Journal
International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications

Currently accepting PhD students

Degrees

2015, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, PhD in Transport and Logistics
2003, Staffordshire University, UK, MSc in Supply Chain Management
2001, University of Surrey, UK, PG Diploma in Management
2000, Staffordshire University, UK, BA (Hons) Business Studies with Operations Management
1997, Highbury College, UK, Access Course in Business and Finance

Academic appointments

External Examiner BSc in Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of Huddersfield, 2021 - present
External Examiner MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Northampton University, 2021 - 2025
Senior Lecturer in Maritime Transport and Logistics, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - present
External Examiner MSc in Supply Chain Management, University of Lincoln, 2020 - present
External Examiner BSc in Shipping, Canterbury Christ Church University, 2018 - 2019
Lecturer in Maritime Transport and Logistics, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - 2020
Project Manager and Research Associate, Lancaster University, 2016 - 2017
Research Assistant, Liverpool John Moores University, 2011 - 2016

Highlighted publications

Mońka D, Pyne R, Paraskevadakis D, Bury A. 2021. The development of intermodal freight transport in Poland from 2007 to 2016: Barriers and opportunities to its further development International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 11 :161-183 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Ren J, Wang J. 2020. A services operations performance measurement framework for multimodal logistics gateways in emerging megaregions Transportation Planning and Technology, 44 DOI Author Url

Bury A, Paraskevakis D, Ren J, Saeed F. 2017. A framework for use in modelling the modal choice decision making process in North West England’s Atlantic Gateway Logistics & Sustainable Transport, 8 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S, Jenkinson I. 2016. The impact of transport infrastructure projects on sustainable development within a major logistics gateway in North West England Logistics and Sustainable Transport, 7 :18-40 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Kontovas C, Armada Bras AM, Chang C-H, Romano A, Poo MC-P, Wang J, McCormack H, Qu Z, Paraskevadakis D, Lamb LE, Yang Z. 2022. Fostering innovation in the blue economy within the United Kingdom (UK): A stakeholders’ perspective Ocean and Coastal Management, 224 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Mońka D, Pyne R, Paraskevadakis D, Bury A. 2021. The development of intermodal freight transport in Poland from 2007 to 2016: Barriers and opportunities to its further development International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 11 :161-183 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Ren J, Wang J. 2020. A services operations performance measurement framework for multimodal logistics gateways in emerging megaregions Transportation Planning and Technology, 44 DOI Author Url

Bury A, Paraskevakis D, Ren J, Saeed F. 2017. A framework for use in modelling the modal choice decision making process in North West England’s Atlantic Gateway Logistics & Sustainable Transport, 8 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S, Jenkinson I. 2016. The impact of transport infrastructure projects on sustainable development within a major logistics gateway in North West England Logistics and Sustainable Transport, 7 :18-40 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

John A, Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Yang Z, Riahi R, Wang J. 2014. An integrated fuzzy risk assessment for seaport operations SAFETY SCIENCE, 68 :180-194 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Report

Oksavik A, Hildre HP, Pan Y, Jenkinson I, Kelly B, Paraskevadakis D, Pyne R. 2021. Future Skills and Competence Needs Publisher Url Public Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2014. A cross project synthesis of innovative methods and ICT tools Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Bury A, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2014. Dynamic mapping of a North West European East-West Green axis Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Bury A, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2014. An overview of the gaps and solutions for a better use of targeted North West European transport infrastructure Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2014. The modelization of targeted North West European transport infrastructure level of use according to selected supply/demand scenarios Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2013. A catalogue of significant freight transport modal choice scenarios Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Bury A, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2013. Key stakeholders in North West England’s freight industry Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Bury A, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2013. North West England’s most significant freight handling infrastructure Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Bury A, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2013. The environmental impact of North West Europe's freight industry Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Wang J, Ren J, Bonsall S. 2012. The level of use of targeted North West European transport infrastructure: an analysis report Interreg IVB NWE Weastflows project

Conference publication

Gündoğan O, Çiçek K, Paraskevadakis D. 2018. A new Perspective on Executive MBA Program in Maritime Logistics 25th International Maritime Lecturers Association Conference

John A, Riahi R, Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Yang Z, Wang J. 2014. A new approach for evaluating the disruption risks of a seaport system. DOI Author Url

Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Ren J, Bonsall S, Wang J, Jenkinson I. The impact of transport infrastructure projects on sustainable development within a major logistics gateway in North West England International Conference on Logistics and Sustainable Transport (ICLST)

Paraskevadakis D. The challenges of logistics education for students and professionals from a diverse population 9th Annual Society of Logistics Engineers conference

Shekwoyemi G, Paraskevadakis D, Wang J, Ren J. A review of the challenges of utilising inland waterways for freight transport and future perspectives for the UK e-LRN CILT Special web conference 2020

Chukwuka O, Ren J, Paraskevadakis D. Disaster Relief Procurement: A literature Review 2021 1st Business and Entrepreneurship international conference

Chukwuka O, Ren J, Wang J, Paraskevadakis D. A preliminary research on risk management in emergency supply chains 2021 Logistics Research Network Conference

Chapters

John A, Riahi R, Paraskevadakis D, Bury A, Yang Z, Wang J. 2014. A new approach for evaluating the disruption risks of a seaport system. Nowakowski T, Młyńczak M, Jodejko-Pietruczuk A, Werbińska-Wojciechowska S. Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications :591-598 CRC Press 978-1-315-73697-6 DOI Publisher Url

Thesis/Dissertation

Paraskevadakis D. A services operations performance measurement framework for multimodal logistics gateways in emerging megaregions Ren J. Public Url

External collaboration:

Edge Hill University Business School, Guest Lecturer BUS2040: Logistics and Transportation. 2019

İSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, PhD thesis monitoring committee member.

Leeds Beckett University Business School, Guest Lecturer for the Level 5 Lean Process Improvement module offered to middle level managers in the Yorkshire region.

University of Northampton, External Expert to Programme Collaboration Panel with AGI Singapore.

Conference presentation:

Sustainable Logistics for Europe – EU Interreg IV B Project Weastflows, Motorways of the Sea (MoS), Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2015

Transnational collaboration for the development of a joint Maritime cluster for the Atlantic area, Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference, Porto, Oral presentation. 2015

Conference organisation:

4th Global Conference on Innovation in Marine Technology and the Future of Maritime Transportation, Scientific Committee member, https://globalmaritimeconference.org/.

Membership of professional bodies:

Chartered Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Member, Association for Project Management.

Fellowships:

FHEA, Higher Education Academy.

External committees:

Logistics Research Network (LRN), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Committee member.

Merseyside and Warrington Group, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Chairman.

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