Dr Quan Spring Zhou is a lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Massey University. Her research interests include supply chain management, perishable inventory management, and retail operations. Spring is a strong proponent of practice-inspired research, and is passionate about combining her research interests with practical needs in food safety and protection.

Spring’s research involves managing inventory with a limited shelf life, which is important for the safety of food products. Operations like inventory, delivery, and replenishment need to be coordinated to ensure food safety, and these are the areas that Spring will explore.