Defining supply chain resilience during wartime




supply chain resilience, civil logistics, russia-Ukraine war, logistics landscape, Futures-Wheel


Russia's full-scale military invasion of Ukraine led to the occupation of a large part of the territory of Ukraine, active warfare in the East and South parts of Ukraine, activation of military logistics, rapid development of humanitarian logistics. At the same time, non-kinetic warfare, destruction of functional society, attack on the logistics infrastructure and supply chain disruptions are observed. Civil Logistics and Supply Chains acquired the specifics of working in wartime conditions – constant danger, brittle, anxious, nonlinear, incomprehensible. The following two research questions were asked in the paper. First – how was it possible to ensure the functioning of the supply chains, overcoming logistics obstacles. Second – how are the events unfolding and what strategic consequences will the war have for Ukraine's logistics landscape. To answer the first research question, the focus group method was used (the representativeness of which was ensured by top managers of logistics companies). The answer to the second research question was obtained by the method of summarizing and systematizing figures and facts about the events that have a direct impact on the logistics industry of Ukraine, supplemented by the method for graphical visualization of research results – Futures-Wheel. As a result, the highlighted strategies that were used in managing supply chains when facing logistics obstacles caused by war can potentially be useful in other crises. Futures-Wheel presents an overall picture of the impact of war on the logistics landscape of Ukraine as well as a vision of the future

Author Biographies

Yevhen Krykavskyy, Bielsko-Biala School of Finance and Law; Lviv Polytechnic National University

Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor

Department of Finance and Logistics

Department of Marketing and Logistics

Nataliya Chornopyska, Lviv Polytechnic National University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Marketing and Logistics

Oksana Dovhun, Lviv Polytechnic National University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Marketing and Logistics

Nataliya Hayvanovych, Lviv Polytechnic National University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Marketing and Logistics

Sofiya Leonova, Lviv Polytechnic National University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Marketing and Logistics


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Defining supply chain resilience during wartime




How to Cite

Krykavskyy, Y., Chornopyska, N., Dovhun, O., Hayvanovych, N., & Leonova, S. (2023). Defining supply chain resilience during wartime. Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies, 1(13 (121), 32–46.



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