Special issue in EURO JTL

EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics 

Special issue on: Models and Methods for the Supply Chain and Logistics Management

 

Deadline to submit manuscripts: May 15, 2017

Guest editors: Chefi Triki and Teodor Gabriel Crainic


The function of supply chain management is to design and manage the
processes,  assets, and flows of material and information required to
satisfy customers' demands. Globalization of economy and electronic
commerce has heightened the strategic importance of supply chain
management and created new   opportunities for using supply chain strategy
and planning as a competitive tool. E-logistics has not only created new
distribution channels for consumers but also revolutionized the industrial
marketplace by facilitating inter-firm communication and by creating
efficient markets through trading communities.

Moreover combination of enterprise information infrastructure and the
Internet has paved the way for a variety of supply chain and logistics
optimization technologies.

This special issue deals with the strategic, planning, and operational
roles of the supply chains and logistics. It has the aim of being a
valuable collection of original contributions proposing novel mathematical
models and solution methods to solve challenging logistics problems.
Works devoted to solve real-life logistics problems are particularly welcome.

Scholars participating in the ICAMIS-2016 are invited to submit their high
quality unpublished papers to this special issue. However, any other
researcher interested in the topics of this issue can submit his/her paper
as well.

Topics covered include:

. Supply chain design and control
. Transportation, vehicle routing and fleet management . Manufacturing &
warehousing operations . Sustainable development . Decision Making in
Industry and Services . Maritime and Port logistics . Modelling &
simulation of logistics systems . Planning and scheduling . IT for Supply
Chain Management and logistics . Reverse and green logistics . Design and
management of logistic infrastructure and networks . Heuristic and
meta-heuristic implementation in logistic-related models . Smart city
logistics . Strategies and operations of logistic service providers

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor being
currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are
refereed through a peer review process. All papers must be submitted
online.

In order to submit a paper for a Special Issue:

1. Log on www.editorialmanager.com/ejtl/default.aspx the Author Login.
2. Select Submit New Manuscript in the main menu.
3. In the drop down list associated with Choose Article Type, select the
entry corresponding to "S.I.: Models and Methods for the Supply Chain and
Logistics Management"

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