International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Angappa Gunasekaran
ISSN online: 1742-7975
ISSN print: 1742-7967
12 issues per year
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IJLSM addresses the development of logistics resources, emphasising the implications that logistics strategies and systems have on organisational productivity and competitiveness in global and electronic markets. Globalisation of markets and logistics services is closely related to the success of a company. This perspective indicates the importance of effective logistics systems and their management for organisational effectiveness and competitiveness. The journal intends to provide executives and academics with the state of the art of logistics systems and supply chain management.


 Topics covered include

  • Logistics enterprise network
  • Logistical systems design/development/optimisation
  • Performance management, benchmarking
  • E-logistics, global logistics
  • Logistics information systems, ERP
  • Customer relationship management
  • Materials handling
  • Supply chain management
  • Warehouse management
  • Purchasing
  • Transport management
  • Supply chain management information
  • Inventory/demand management
  • Project/distribution management
  • Modelling and analysis

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The main objective of the IJLSM is to provide a platform for interaction between researchers and practitioners who are dealing with logistics systems and management. It also aims to promote and coordinate developments in the field of logistics systems and management. The global dimension is emphasised, with the objective of overcoming various cultural barriers and in turn of meeting the needs of technological and organisational changes in the global e-markets. The journal intends to provide executives and academics with the state of the art of logistics systems and supply chain management and also to facilitate the exchange of information about logistics systems and supply chain management among logistics researchers and practitioners.


IJLSM acts as a vehicle to help professionals, academics and researchers, working in the field of logistics systems and management, to disseminate information and latest developments and to learn from each other|s research.


IJLSM publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in logistics systems and management will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Gunasekaran, Angappa, California State University, Bakersfield, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Assimakopoulos, Dimitris G., EMLYON Business School, France
  • Bagchi, Prabir K., The George Washington University, USA
  • Bititci, Umit S., Heriot Watt University, UK
  • Camarinha-Matos, Luis M., New University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Christopher, Martin, Cranfield University, UK
  • Croom, Simon, University of San Diego, USA
  • Fernie, John, Heriot-Watt University, UK
  • Goh, Mark, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Goyal, Suresh, Concordia University, Canada
  • Grubbström, Robert W., Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Gupta, Jatinder (Jeet) N.D., University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA
  • Hellebust, Anders, SINTEF Industrial Management, Norway
  • Helo, Petri T., University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Iijima, Masaki, Aichi-Gakuin University, Japan
  • Koh, Siau Ching Lenny, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Lee, W. B., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Lee, Young Hae, Hanyang University, South Korea
  • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
  • Macdonald, Stuart, University of Leicester, UK
  • Min, Hokey, Bowling Green State University, USA
  • Motwani, Jaideep, Grand Valley State University, USA
  • Olhager, Jan, Linkoping Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Rajendran, Chandrasekharan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
  • Sarkis, Joseph, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Singh, Nanua, RGBSI, USA
  • Sohal, Amrik, Monash University, Australia
  • Taylor, W. Andrew, University of Bradford, UK
  • Tsui, Kwok L., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Xie, Min, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Yusuf, Yahaya, University of Central Lancashire, UK


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