Dr Dimitrios Paraskevadakis

School of Engineering

Dr Dimitrios Paraskevadakis is lecturing Maritime Transport and Logistics and is a hybrid logistics manager and academic. He has many years of industrial experience in the supply chain sector and as a research project manager in the field of multimodal transport and logistics.

International Trade and Finance (4104MAR) Level 4
Research Planning (5103MAR) Level 5
Transport Policies and Practices (6019MAR) Level 6
Project (6102MAR) Level 6
Global Logistics and Transport (6104MAR) Level 6
Purchasing and Supply (6109MAR) Level 6
Project Management (7156MAR) Level 7
Supervisor for Academic Projects (6102MAR) (7140MAR) Levels 6, 7 & 8

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


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

Journal article

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, Paraskevadakis 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 and Sustainable Transport, DOI 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

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

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 Lincoln, External Examiner Online MSc in Supply Chain Management.

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

Membership of professional bodies:

Chartered Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Member, Association for Project Management.

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, Vice Chair.