Impact Factors of Supply Chain Management Journals

SCM Research

A good indication for this development are the 2017 JCR journal impact factors , which have just been released. The only SCM journal with an impact factor above 6 is Journal of Supply Chain Management (6.105). Three SCM journals have impact factors between 4 and 5: Journal of Operations Management (4.899), International Journal of Production Economics (4.407) and International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (4.215).

2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Claviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports. It is great to see that the 2018 impact factors of all but one journals related to supply chain management have increased, which highlights the rapidly growing relevance of our discipline again. Two journals have an impact factor larger than 7: Journal of Operations Managemen t (7.776; +2.9) and Journal of Supply Chain Management (7.125; +1.0).

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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.

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.

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

Getting Starry-eyed about Journals (Guest Post by Alan McKinnon)

SCM Research

My guest post today comes from Alan McKinnon who for several years has been raising concerns about the academic obsession with journal rankings and low rating of logistics/SCM journals. In a paper that I wrote five years ago I argued that the development of logistics/supply chain management (SCM) as a discipline was being impaired by the relatively low ranking of specialist journals in this field. Starry-eyed II: The Logistics Journal Ranking Debate Revisited.

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.

Wiggins Discusses TMS and the Amazon Effect in The Logistics Journal

3GTMS

The post Wiggins Discusses TMS and the Amazon Effect in The Logistics Journal appeared first on 3GTMS.

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

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. Research Article Journal Ranking 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. Research Conference Guest Post Journal Logistics Supply Chain Management

Ranking Journals: Academic Journal Guide 2018 (“ABS List”)

SCM Research

Three years ago, the Chartered Association of Business Schools (ABS) has released its last ranking of business journals: the Academic Journal Guide (AJG), also known as the “ABS list” This ABS ranking has become quite influential as the guiding journal ranking across management disciplines in the UK. Many SCM researchers feel that the ABS list undervalues the journals of our discipline. Today, the Academic Journal Guide 2018 will be released.

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. Jeff knows this business, and he has an innovative approach to logistics management.

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics.

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What Is Last Mile Logistics & Why Are More Shippers Looking at This Transportation Function?

Cerasis

Last mile logistics is among the most misunderstood parts of transportation networks. In addition, growth in e-commerce is radicalizing how shippers view last mile logistics. What Is Last Mile Logistics? . trillion wide by 2018, and demand on last mile logistics will grow.

CfP: Participating in the Wider Debate on Resilience

SCM Research

The Journal of Business Logistics has a call for papers for a Special Topic Forum on Participating in the Wider Debate on Resilience (PDF). Research Article Journal Resilience Supply Chain ManagementSubmissions are due: June 1 st , 2019. The editors for this JBL Special Topic Forum are Andreas Wieland (Copenhagen Business School) & Christian F. Durach (ESCP Europe Business School).

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Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

Below is a list of useful logistics websites. There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Logistics Websites. Commercial Carrier Journal – ccjdigital.com. Inbound Logistics – inboundlogistics.com. Journal of Commerce – joc.com. Logistics Management – logisticsmgmt.com. Logistics Blogs . Logistics Viewpoints – logisticsviewpoints.com. What is your favorite logistics website?

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. The cloud-based logistics is a “pay-per-use” model.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

With major companies taking the initiative to develop and encourage the growth of robotics in logistics and manufacturing industries, the possibilities for the future are endless. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing.

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. 2015) is titled Logistics Innovation Development: A Micro-level Perspective ; it investigates the micro-foundations of customer knowledge acquisition during logistics innovation development. Logistics Innovation Development: A Micro-level Perspective.

This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Shifting gears, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office (WSJ – sub. Nestlé and XPO Logistics Build a Digital Warehouse of the Future in the UK.

Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

to small couriers,” wrote Greg Bensinger in the Wall Street Journal last week. I wrote the following: These new services…like UberRUSH make it clear that Uber is building the foundation for a much bigger and broader business down the road — a business centered on logistics services…If you’re a logistics service provider, it would be foolish and dangerous to take Uber (and others like them) for granted. The fact is that old habits die hard in logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. req’d) How Blockchain Could Benefit Levi’s Worker Well-Being Initiative (Sourcing Journal) Companies Plan for Tariffs, More Paperwork in Case of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit (WSJ – sub.

Bubble Wrap Loses Its Pop for Logistics Cost Savings

Talking Logistics

In case you missed it, the Wall Street Journal and others reported last week that Sealed Air Corp., But for supply chain and logistics folks, it’s the story behind the headline that is most interesting.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! Here are some excerpts from the article: XPO Logistics Inc. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019?

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Swipe, click, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Google Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business First to Get FAA Approval (Bloomberg) Amazon to invest $800 million to make one-day free shipping the standard for Prime members (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). project44 and GateHouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. billion of industrial property in Central and Eastern Europe to Singapore-based logistics provider GLP. Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions Supply Chai

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. So, with darts in hand, here are my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016: The Transportation Management System (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped as Software-as-a-Self-Service solutions emerge. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

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. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (September 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here I am doing my standard Talking Logistics intro through one of my favorite filters: How awesome would it be to discuss blockchain or the capacity crunch in transportation using this filter for an entire episode? I joined Snapchat this week.

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Okay, moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Target Tests Retail ‘Flow Center’ for Faster, Nimbler Distribution (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Introduces TMS Made Easy Along with the Latest Zero-Downtime Upgrade.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Ti Logistics Briefing.