Ranking SCM Journals: ABS Academic Journal Guide 2015

SCM Research

The UK-based Association of Business Schools (ABS) has published its Academic Journal Guide. It is the successor of the often criticized Academic Journal Quality Guide. And this is how the new Guide ranks supply chain management journals: The only grade 4* (“excellent”) journal is: Journal of Operations Management. Research Journal Ranking Supply Chain Management

Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Few days ago, Thomson Reuters published the 2015 impact factors of well-known management journals as part of their Journal Citation Reports. Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. Two other journals have an impact factor between 2.5 and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

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Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Few days ago, Thomson Reuters published the 2015 impact factors of well-known management journals as part of their Journal Citation Reports. Two SCM-related journals have an impact factor of 4 or larger: Journal of Supply Chain Management and Journal of Operations Management. Two other journals have an impact factor between 2.5 and 3: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

Ranking SCM Journals: VHB-JOURQUAL 3

SCM Research

The German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) is about to publish JOURQUAL 3 , a journal ranking based on the ratings of more than 1,100 VHB members. A-graded SCM journals are: Production and Operations Management and Journal of Operations Management. Finally, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications , International Journal of Logistics Management and Logistics Research received the grade C.

Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

Some weeks ago, Thomson Reuters published the impact factors of well-known management journals as part of their Journal Citation Reports. I looked up the impact factors of several supply chain management journals. At least two SCM-related journals have an impact factor larger than 3, indicating that they belong to the best in class in the management realm: Journal of Operations Management and Journal of Supply Chain Management.

The Downside of SCM Journal Rankings

SCM Research

When analyzing the statistics of this blog, I found that SCM researchers appear to be very interested in posts concerning journal rankings, namely about the ABS Academic Journal Quality Guide and VHB-JOURQUAL. I would not have published them if I wasn’t sure journal rankings can be beneficial for our research community. Starry-eyed: Journal rankings and the future of logistics research. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 43 (1).

Introducing the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Nezih Altay and Ira Haavisto, the new Co-Editors of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management provide an introduction to their journal. Our vision for the journal is for it to be the premier publication choice for humanitarian logistics researchers and a leading knowledge resource for practitioners. Research Guest Post Humanitarian Logistics Journal Logistics Supply Chain Management

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics. In this guest post, Carl Marcus Wallenburg, one of the European Editors of the journal, provides additional information. At this year’s CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference the new incoming Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) were announced. I will continue to support the journal and new editors in my function as European Editor.

2014 NOFOMA Special Issue

SCM Research

I am very happy to present the 2014 NOFOMA Special Issue , which I have recently co-edited for the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 45 (4), 313-332 DOI: 10.1108/IJPDLM-12-2014-0289. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 45 (4), 333-351 DOI: 10.1108/IJPDLM-12-2014-0291.

New Books for Your Bookshelf

Supply Chain Insights

This year, we will publish two new books: Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and The Shaman’s Journal. The Shaman’s Journal is a collection of the most popular posts from the Supply Chain Shaman blog.

UltraShipTMS in the Wall Street Journal

Supply Chain Collaborator

The post UltraShipTMS in the Wall Street Journal appeared first on UltraShipTMS. WSJ has a new Logistics Report feature and we’ve been collaborating with the writers and editors supporting the new report, providing them with seasoned industry perspectives and other thought leadership.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain ManagementAs every year, Emerald has recently announced the winners of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016. Several SCM-related articles have been awarded this year: A set of awarded articles falls into the area of sustainability, including articles by Tseng et al. Tachizawa et al. Signori et al. Touboulic & Walker and Jaggernath & Khan.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015

SCM Research

Research Supply Chain Management Article Journal AwardSome time ago, the winners of the annual Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015 have been presented. Here comes a selection of this year’s outstanding papers related to supply chain management: First of all, it is noteworthy that several award-winning papers deal with sustainability; this includes papers written by Eng-Larsson & Norrman , Fabbe-Costes et al. Griffin et al.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain ManagementAs every year, Emerald has recently announced the winners of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016. Several SCM-related articles have been awarded this year: A set of awarded articles falls into the area of sustainability, including articles by Tseng et al. Tachizawa et al. Signori et al. Touboulic & Walker and Jaggernath & Khan.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2014

SCM Research

Every year, Emerald asks the editorial teams of several of its journals to nominate an Outstanding Paper and one or more Highly Commended Papers. Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management This year’s winners have now been announced. These selections form part of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2014.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

This excerpt from the Journal of Commerce’s Berth Productivity: The Trends, Outlook and Market Forces Impacting Ship Turnaround Times report (July 2014) summarizes the challenge nicely: If there’s an issue in the container shipping world that’s hotter than port productivity, I’m not aware of it. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management American Association of Port Authorities JOC Journal of Commerce port productivity West Coast ports

The Shaman’s Journal Now Available

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I launched the The Supply Chain Shaman’s Journal. The Journal will be published quarterly, and will be a collection of posts from the Supply Chain Shaman blog. Each Journal is centered around a theme. In the meantime it can be downloaded as a.pdf from the Supply Chain Insights Journal page. So, the design of the Journal is meant to enable readers access what I have written here in an easily digestible format. The Journal will publish quarterly.

Introducing the International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (Guest Post by the Editor-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Andrew Lyons, one of the two new Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (IJoL) provides an introduction to his journal. The International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (IJoL) publishes original and challenging work that has a clear applicability to the business world. The journal covers all aspects of logistics and supply chain management.

Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

DAT Solutions

Jeff Tucker 's guest column in yesterday's Wall Street Journal pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards , in freight logistics today.

Introducing the Journal of Operations Management (Guest Post by the Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Choi and Daniel Guide, Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management , provide an introduction to their journal, which is a leading journal of our field. The Journal of Operations Management (JOM) is an empirical journal whose mission is to advance the theories of operations management (OM) and supply chain management (SCM). It is the premier ranked journal, repeatedly ranked above other journals in the discipline.

Truckers: Brother, Can You Spare a Parking Spot?

Talking Logistics

Aside from being the right thing to do, the last thing you want is for your company to make the headlines in the Wall Street Journal because a driver was killed while parked just outside your locked gate.

Amazon Versus the Delivery Giants: The Retail Saga Continues

Supply Chain @ MIT

On April 24 2014 the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is testing a distribution network for the “last mile” delivery of purchased goods to customers. Strategy Transportation Amazon FedEx last mile delivery logistics trucking UPS urban distribution Wall Street Journal

Who said supply chains are boring?: McDonald's Says "Meet Our.

Supply Chains Rock

I was recently listening to a panel session from SXSW on Brand Journalism and in the discussion the panelists used the Moms Quality Correspondents campaign as a good example. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Redefining Some Methodological Criteria for Empirical Research

SCM Research

In their new editorial, the editors of the Journal of Operations Management highlight five important issues, “many of which continue to be reasons for rejections in the manuscript review process” First, “it is time to take causality seriously” Particularly, authors have to take steps toward correcting for endogeneity or demonstrating exogeneity. Notes from the Editors: Redefining Some Methodological Criteria for the Journal. Methodology Article Journal

RFID Journal covers East Coast Warehouse's yard management implementation

PINC YMS

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards. Fearon Best Paper Award, Journal of Supply Chain Management), and Dixon & Verma (Journal of Operations Management). Transportation Journal, 53 (2), 117-142 DOI: 10.5325/transportationj.53.2.0117. Journal of Operations Management, 31 (3), 138-152 DOI: 10.1016/j.jom.2012.12.002.

How to Write an Abstract

SCM Research

An abstract is maybe the most underestimated document of a journal submission. The structure of Emerald’s abstracts is helpful even if a journal does not require a structured abstract: Simply remove the headlines (e.g., “Purpose”)! Research Article Author JournalFirst, the editor will read it and use it as a criterion to decide whether she will give the submission a chance, hereby asking: “So what? Is this manuscript timely and relevant?”

New Supplier Strategies Revive Important Corporate Questions

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Sustainability Boston Scientific ebony trade MIT CTL palm oil deforestation sustainable supply chain Vertical Integration Wall Street JournalCompanies have been vertically integrating operations for many years to gain more control over the supply of key materials.

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The Journal of Commerce has been covering the logistics business since 1827! I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. I subscribe to each of these websites and I consistently steal ideas gain knowledge and inspiration from each one of them. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. These five under-represented topics could thus be good choices for future research projects or special journal issues. Journal of Business Logistics, 37 (3), 1-8 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12131.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. These five under-represented topics could thus be good choices for future research projects or special journal issues. Journal of Business Logistics, 37 (3), 1-8 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12131.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

The content is good then people refer to it often (number of citations is also used to measure the importance of journal articles aka Impact Factor). They've published many supply chain management related articles in top journals.

Report of a Potential White Knight for JDA Software

Supply Chain Matters

There has reportedly been a new development regarding prior Reuters and Wall Street Journal reports regarding the potential acquisition of JDA Software. Reuters, the news agency that originally disclosed the presence of acquisition talks by Honeywell International has now reported that private equity firm Blackstone Group has appeared as an apparent white knight offering a […].

Operations Management Journal Ranking

SCM Research

2011) shows what journals operations management researchers were referencing in their research published in three major operations management journals between 1999 and 2005 (IJOPM, JOM, and POM). Not all referenced journals fall in the domain of operations management. Also operations research/management science, general management, and marketing journals inspire the field of operations management. Research Journal Operations Management Ranking

Struggling with talent? Three ways you can address an industry problem.

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the International Journal of Logistics Management, “Career shifts and talent shortages in supply chain management are evident at most occupational levels.” It’s no secret that the supply chain and logistics industries are facing a severe talent shortage.

In-store Shopping Apps and the New Grocery Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Over a decade ago, trade journals were talking about smart grocery carts.

When You Trust Computers More Than Yourself

Talking Logistics

The Wall Street Journal published a great in-depth article this weekend about Oracle Team USA’s incredible come-from-behind victory in The America’s Cup last September. Business Advice airplane crashes FAA LL Bean Oracle Team USA The America''s Cup trust Wall Street Journal The New Zealand team had a commanding 8-1 race lead over Oracle Team USA and only needed one more win to claim the Cup, but Oracle Team USA rallied back and won 8 races in a row to seal the victory.

The Smile of Value Creation

SCM Research

Journal of Economic Geography, 8 (5), 699-725 DOI: 10.1093/jeg/lbn024.

The Bankruptcy Risk: Heeding the Distress Signals

Supply Chain @ MIT

Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy on August 31, 2016, creating the largest ever container shipping bankruptcy according to the Journal of Commerce.

Report of More Job Cuts at IBM

Supply Chain Matters

Today under its Business Watch column, The Wall Street Journal reported that IBM has once again […]. In March Supply Chain Matters highlighted for readers certain reports indicating that enterprise technology provider IBM was conducting workforce restructuring that included a large amount of layoffs. That series of job cuts was believed to impact about 5000 employees. Supply Chain Technology IBM IBM job cutbacks Supply chain Matters blog