International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Y.H. Venus Lun
ISSN online: 1756-6525
ISSN print: 1756-6517
6 issues per year
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TR impact factor 2013: 1.34 [76/172 in Management]
[15/29 in Transportation]

 

IJSTL is an international peer-reviewed journal addressing all methodological aspects in the field of shipping and transport logistics, particularly those that require empirical or mathematical analysis with managerial implications. IJSTL is dedicated to publishing original, high-quality and methodologically rigorous research papers that address significant management issues pertinent to shipping/transport logistics. IJSTL also publishes informative and critical book reviews of newly published books with scholarly and practical contributions that advance the state-of-the-art of the theory and practice of shipping/transport logistics.

 



 Topics covered include

  • Analysis of economies of scale in ship size and firm size
  • Container positioning in liner shipping
  • International trade and shipping
  • Managing intermodal transport
  • Market analysis in sectors of shipping and transport logistics
  • Modelling and analysis of problems pertinent to shipping and transport logistics
  • Risk analysis in transport logistics and physical distribution infrastructure
  • Service quality in shipping and transport logistics
  • Strategic alliances and relationship management in shipping and transport distribution
  • Strategic management for managing shipping and transport logistics
  • Transhipment and the development of hub and spoke in shipping
  • Transport security
  • IT and decision support systems for shipping management and physical distribution
  • Warehouse and terminal operations and management

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Objectives

IJSTL combines the high standards of an academic approach with the practical value of industrial applications. Its objective is to promote original research and disseminate cutting-edge knowledge for improving practice in the management of shipping and transport logistics, and to strengthen the theoretical base that underpins sound management decision-making. It provides a forum for exchange of ideas and presentation of development in theory and applications for researchers and practitioners to advance knowledge for improving management in the field of shipping and transport logistics.


Readership

IJSTL provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers, working in the field of shipping and transport logistics, to disseminate information and to learn from one another's work.


Contents

IJSTL publishes original papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in Shipping and Transport Logistics will occasionally be published.


 

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Editor in Chief

  • Lun, Y.H. Venus, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    (venus.lun@polyu.edu.hk)

    Editors

    • Lai, Kee-hung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Ng, C.T. Daniel, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Wong, Christina W.Y., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Consulting Editor

    • Cheng, T.C. Edwin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Associate Editors

    • Ding, Qing, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    • Song, Dongping, University of Liverpool, UK
    • Yang, Liu, University of International Business and Economics, China

    Editorial Board Members

    • Banomyong, Ruth, Thammasat University, Thailand
    • Barros, Carlos Pestana, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    • Bichou, Khalid, Imperial College London, UK
    • Browne, Michael, University of Westminster, UK
    • Cariou, Pierre, Euromed Management, France
    • Choi, Thomas Y., Arizona State University, USA
    • Coto-Millán, Pablo, University of Cantabria, Spain
    • Dresner, Martin, University of Maryland, USA
    • Gunasekaran, Angappa, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, USA
    • Haasis, Hans-Dietrich, Institut für Seeverkehrswirtschaft und Logistik, Germany
    • Haralambides, H.E., Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Heaver, Trevor D., University of British Columbia, Canada
    • Hilmola, Olli-Pekka, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
    • Hoffmann, Jan, UNCTAD Trade Logistics Branch Division on Technology and Logistics, Switzerland
    • Hwang, Hark, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
    • Jin, Zhihong, Dalian Maritime University, China
    • Laporte, Gilbert, HEC Montréal, Canada
    • Leung, Janny, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Leung, Lawrence C., Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Loo, Becky, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Lu, Chin-Shan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Marlow, Peter, Cardiff University, UK
    • Notteboom, Theo, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    • Pallis, Thanos, University of the Aegean, Greece
    • Pinedo, Michael, New York University, USA
    • Psaraftis, Harilaos N., National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    • Roe, Michael, University of Plymouth, UK
    • So, Rick K.C., University of California at Irvine, USA
    • Talley, Wayne K., Old Dominion University, USA
    • Tang, Christopher S., University of California - Los Angeles, USA
    • Tayi, Giri Kumar, State University of New York - Albany, USA
    • Teo, Thompson S.H., National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Visvikis, Ilias, World Maritime University, Sweden
    • Wong, S.C., University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Zachcial, Manfred, Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, Germany
    • Zipkin, Paul H., Duke University, USA

     

    A few essentials for publishing in this journal

     

    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (taken to mean more than 50%) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.

     

    Submission process

     

    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.

     

     

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