• Grainger, A. and Hintsa, J. (2017) “The roll of border management in implementing trade policy goals”, Report for the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, Brussels
  • Grainger, A. (2015) “Customs issues falling under [the International Trade Committee’s] INTA’s new remit”, Report for the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, December, Brussels
  • Grainger, A.(2014)  “Customs Management within Multinational Companies”, Nottingham University Business School Research Paper No. 2014-06
  • Widdowson, D., B. Blegen, M. Kashubsky and A. Grainger (2014) “Review of Accredited Operator Schemes”, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, Charles Sturt University.
  • Grainger, A. (2013) “Measuring-up customs: a trade compliance cost perspective”, Nottingham University Business School Research Paper No. 2014-02
  • Grainger, A., K Achuthan (2014) “Port Resilience: a primer”, Nottingham ePapers
  • Grainger, A.(2013) “The cost of compliance with trade and customs procedures: the case of UK meat imports (Findings Report), Nottingham ePapers
  • Grainger, A. (2009) “A case study focusing on trade procedures as applicable to the EU import of beef and poultry products (products of animal origin)” in “Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) of the Association Agreement under Negotiation between the European Community and Mercosur” Manchester University for the European Union[]
  • Grainger, A. (2009) "Supply Chain Security, Management Systems, and the role of the Assurance Provider", in LRQA White Paper, Lloyds List Quality Assurance.
  • Grainger, A. (2008) “Trade facilitation and import-export procedures in the EU: striking the right balance for international trade”, Briefing Paper for the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, March, Brussels
  • SITPRO and A. Grainger (2008) “A UK Review of Security Initiatives in International Trade”, SITPRO Report, SITPRO: London
  • Grainger, A. (2008) “Integrated Trade Management Systems: [Single Window] Concepts and Issues”, A technical note commissioned by the World Bank, Trade Facilitation Consulting Ltd


Most of Dr Andrew Grainger's publications are freely available via google scholar. Some of the more recent publications will also be posted here.

Journal Papers

  • Grainger, A., Huiden, R. Rukanova, B. and Tan, Y. (2018) “What is the cost of customs and borders across the supply chain? … and how to mitigate the cost through better coordination and data sharing” World Customs Journal, September, Vol.12, No.1, pp.1-28
  • Grainger, A and Shaw, D. (2018) “A method for measuring trade facilitation” WCO News, February
  • Anand, N and Grainger, A (2018) “The port as a critical piece of national infrastructure”, Safety and Reliability
  • Shaw, D., Grainger, A., A. Achuthan, (2017) “Multi-level port resilience planning in the UK: How can information sharing be made easier?”, Technological Forecasting & Social Change
  • Grainger, A. (2016) “Customs Management in Multinational Companies" World Customs Journal, September, Vol 10, No.2
  • Grainger, A. (2016) “The Unforeseen Cost of Brexit – customs”, The Conversation, 24th June (online] [link]
  • Grainger, A. and Henry, E. (2015) “Speed-dating: a new way to open up the logistics profession”, Logistics & Transport Focus, February, Vol.17, No.2 pp. 14-15
  • Grainger, A. (2014) “The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Consulting the Private Sector”, Journal of World Trade, Vol.48, Issue 6, pp. 1167-1188
  • Grainger, A. (2014) “Trade and Customs Compliance Costs at Ports”, Maritime Economics and Logistics, Vol 16, pp. 467-483
  • Widdowson, D., B. Blegen, M. Kashubsky and A. Grainger (2014) “Review of accredited operator schemes: an Australian study”, World Customs Journal, pp. 17-34 
  • Grainger, A.  (2014) “WTO-Abkommen zur Handelserleichterung”, [English: WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement], AW-Prax, February 2/14, 31-34, Bundesanzeiger Verlag: Bonn
  • Grainger, A. (2014) “The WTO agreement on trade Facilitation”, Logistics & Transport Focus, April, Vol 16, No.4, pp.32-36
  • Grainger, A. (2013) “Speed-dating in transport and logistics”, Logistics & Transport Focus, May, p.65
  • Grainger, A. (2011) “Developing the case for trade facilitation in practice”, World Customs Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, September, pp.65-76
  • Grainger, A. (2011) “Trade Facilitation: a conceptual review”, Journal of World Trade, Vo.45 No.1, February, pp. 39-62
  • Grainger, A. (2008) “Customs and Trade Facilitation: from concepts to implementation”, World Customs Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1, April, pp.17-30
  • Grainger, A. (2007) “Supply Chain Security: adding to a complex environment” World Customs Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 2, October, pp.17-30
  • Grainger, A. (2000) “Globalisation – Implications for Supply-Chains”, Logistics & Transport Focus, Vol. 2, No. 2, March
  • Grainger, A. (2000) “Customs and International Supply-Chains Issues”, Logistics & Transport Focus, Vol. 2, No. 9, November

Books and Book Chapters

  • Grainger, A., Shaw, D. and Ashuthan, K.  (2017) “Port resilience”, in Port Operations, Management and Policy, A Beresford and S Pettit, Kogan Pages
  • Grainger, A. (2017) “Trade and customs procedures in international freight transport: requirements, issues and trends”, in International Freight Transport, A Beresford and S Pettit, Kogan Pages
  • Grainger, A (2016) “Foreword” in Maritime Security and Resilience, UK Department for Transport
  • Mohamed, M. Grainger, A. and Guinery, J. (2015) “Developing a Customs Agents Compliance Behaviour Model in relation to Import Tax in Malaysia: A Study inspired by the Theory of Planned Behaviour, in Tax Research Network Tim Vollans Festschrift. Oats, L and S. Salter
  • Grainger, A. and McLinden, G. (2013) “Trade facilitation and development”, in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development. A. Lukauskas, R. M. Stern and G. Zanini, Oxford University Press
  • Grainger, A. (2012) "A trade facilitation perspective" in 2012 Inland Transport Security Discussion Forum Proceedings, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Vienna: 73-79
  • Grainger, A. (2012) “Trade Facilitation” in Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy. Ken Heydon and Stephen Woolcock. Aldershot, Ashgate
  • Grainger, A. (2010) “The Role of the Private Sector in Border Management Reform” in Border Management Modernization. G. McLinden, E. Fanta, D. Widdowson and T. Doyle. Washington, World Bank: 157-174