• Huddersfield Business School University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH United Kingdom

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Gokcay is a Lecturer in Freight Transportation at the Department of Logistics, Marketing, Hospitality and Analytics. He has obtained his PhD degree in Maritime Business Administration.  Prior to taking the lecturer position, he worked as a research assistant for over 5 years (2013-2019). He has publications in leading transportation journals such as Transport Policy and Journal of Transport Geography. Apart from academia, he worked in shipping companies as a shipbroker and ship agent (2006-2008). He also worked as the export manager of a food supplier company (2012-2013).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Freight Transportation, Shipping, Logistics

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Research Output 2017 2020

2 Citations (Scopus)

A theory-driven identification and ranking of the critical success factors of sustainable shipping management

Tran, T. M. T., Yuen, K. F., Li, K. X., Balci, G. & Ma, F., 10 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 243, p. 1-14 14 p., 118401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Freight transportation
Critical success factors

Airport selection criteria of low-cost carriers: A fuzzy analytical hierarchy process

Loh, H. S., Yuen, K. F., Wang, X., Surucu-Balci, E., Balci, G. & Zhou, Q., 27 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Air Transport Management. 83, 10 p., 101759.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

analytical hierarchy process

Relational bonding strategies, customer satisfaction, and loyalty in the container shipping market

Balci, G., Caliskan, A. & Yuen, K. F., 16 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. 49, 8, p. 816-838 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Customer satisfaction
Freight transportation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Social Media Engagement of Stakeholders: A Decision Tree Approach in Container Shipping

Surucu-Balci, E., Balci, G. & Yuen, K. F., 22 Nov 2019, In : Computers in Industry. 115, 12 p., 103152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision trees
Freight transportation
International trade
4 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of competition and selection criteria between dry bulk terminals in Izmir

Balci, G., Bilge Cetin, I. & Esmer, S., May 2018, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 69, p. 294-304 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Freight transportation
Cargo handling