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.

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Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies. Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain Management

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies. Research Article Guest Post Journal Supply Chain Management

The Transportation Management System Barbell

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re

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. But the role of technology in freight transportation is far from disruptive. domestic freight transportation and logistics.

What Transportation Modes Are Most Affected by Capacity Crunches?

Cerasis

The same holds true for their impacts on varying transportation modes. rely on these three dominant transportation modes, let’s look at how capacity crunches affect them. The way capacity crunches impact different transportation is inherently complex.

[PODCAST] Decarbonization in Freight is Coming: Discussing the Impacts with Peter Tirschwell of the Journal Of Commerce

Cerasis

The post [PODCAST] Decarbonization in Freight is Coming: Discussing the Impacts with Peter Tirschwell of the Journal Of Commerce appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

Transportation managers are spending upward of 80 percent of working hours just looking for available shipping capacity, reports Talking Logistics , reflecting a portion of companies that have not leveraged the power of a TMS. E-Commerce Logistics Technology TMS Transportation

Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

In an environment where transportation is at a premium, customers often find themselves at the whims of those possessing the means to provide transport in a timely fashion. Journal of Commerce’s William Cassidy urges shippers to avoid setting their hopes too high for any relief in 2019.

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

What Should an LTL Transportation Management System Do for Me as a Shipper?

Cerasis

Cassidy of the Journal of Commerce. Rather than looking at it with only two options, shippers need a third solution; they need to take advantage of an LTL transportation management system (TMS), focusing on how leveraging today’s systems, like the Cerasis Rater , can maintain profitability and drive expenses down. What Modules Should an LTL Transportation Management System Offer? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. “Unsustainable.”.

BluJay Solutions Set to Power Frictionless Supply Chain with Updates to its Global Trade Network Portfolio

BluJay Solutions

Read the full article at American Journal of Transportation. . In The News American Journal of Transportation

Dedicated Fleet: A Growing Piece of the Transportation Puzzle

Talking Logistics

A month earlier, in a post titled “ What is the Future of Truckload Transportation? ,” I highlighted how leading carriers like JB Hunt and Swift Transportation were prioritizing intermodal, dedicated, and brokerage services over generic truckload services. Fast forward to today and the puzzle pieces of transportation are still changing. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Swift Transportation Co. Is it time to redesign your transportation network?

‘Drop Shipping’ Looks Set to Go Mainstream as More Retailers Get on Board

CHAINalytics

In The News Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation Chainalytics Drop Shipping Home Depot Irv Grossman Macy's Retail Wall Street JournalOnline orders ship directly from the supplier’s warehouse, reducing spending on inventory By JENNIFER SMITH A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Selecting the correct software system for the business helps to attain process efficiency, gain visibility into the supply chain, and decrease general transport costs. TMS has become an indispensable tool in a growingly competitive and complex transportation landscape.

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.

The Future of Transportation: Autonomous Ships on the Horizon

The Network Effect

The Wall Street Journal reports on the prospect of autonomous ships in the near future. The post The Future of Transportation: Autonomous Ships on the Horizon appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Technology Transportation autonomous logistics Rolls-Royce shipping

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.

Market Update: State of Capacity and Transportation Costs

PLS Logistics

A recent market overview by the Journal of Commerce shows that both contract and spot market truck rates will increase. 3PL Capacity Transportation Spend RatesThis year has been less stressful for shippers compared to the strong customer demand and tight capacity of 2014.

Truck Driver Wage Increase Expected to Increase Shipping Costs Lending Towards Shippers To Focus on Transportation Management

Cerasis

The Journal of Commerce notes that the truck driver wage increase will increase truckload rates by 12 to 18 percent in order to cover the increased cost of the drivers. 3PL Transportation Transportation Management truck driver wage increase

Transportation Trends: What’s Ahead for Trucking with California’s Gig Economy Bill?

PINC

Industry groups say the measure that passed the state’s legislature would upend road transport business across the state, WSJ’s Jennifer Smith reports. ” The post Transportation Trends: What’s Ahead for Trucking with California’s Gig Economy Bill?

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. As a result, the company can achieve high vehicle utilization rates and efficient transportation. Delivering efficiencies.

Put Port Resilience on the Risk Management Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

But perhaps one of the most surprising reasons for the vulnerability of the US maritime transportation system is the way port facilities are distributed. Deputy Director, MIT CTL, and Kai Trepte, Research Affiliate, MIT CTL, published by the Journal of Commerce , June, 2014.

Natural Gas is Cheaper and More Sustainable for Transportation….Just Ask Truckers!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s story in the Wall Street Journal discusses how more operators of the largest truck fleets in the US are in the process of converting their fleets over to natural gas powered trucks. Corporate Social Responsibility Oil and Gas Procurement Supply Chain Innovation Sustainability Transportation Planning

Commercial Carrier Journal: Tailwind Software connects TMS with Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity

Tailwind

“ Trucker Tools , a provider of shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching applications, announced that Tailwind Transportation Software has integrated its Smart Capacity platform into the Pro and Enterprise TMS subscription tiers of Tailwind. Tailwind Transportation Software deploys a web-based TMS platform available by monthly subscription for freight brokers and small fleets. “We

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., Transportation and Sustainability Benefits of New Bubble Wrap (Source: Adelante SCM based on info from WSJ article).

This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

to $3.243 (Transport Topics). In a related article from the Wall Street Journal , Erica E. which “delivers full multimodal transportation support, with extended customs management and mobile capabilities designed to help companies streamline their global supply chain management.”

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

If so, I invite you to attend two of the sessions that I am participating in, both related to transportation management: TMS 4 SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt. New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement. July 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

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

Talking Logistics

New in Transportation Management Systems (TMS). In other TMS news, BlueGrace Logistics announced a new release of its BlueShip® Transportation Management System (TMS) software. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year?

Commercial Carrier Journal: Tailwind Software creates Enterprise version of TMS for small companies

Tailwind

Tailwind Transportation Software has launched Tailwind Enterprise, a new web-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS) for small and mid-sized logistics companies. “We The post Commercial Carrier Journal: Tailwind Software creates Enterprise version of TMS for small companies appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software.

A Kitty Hawk Moment in Drone Delivery?

Talking Logistics

The use of drones to deliver medicines to patients in remote areas, or using drones in humanitarian/disaster relief operations or in response to medical emergencies , is where we’ll see the first truly beneficial applications of this transportation technology.

This Week in Logistics News (March 20-24, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Shipt debuts Costco delivery in Tampa (Tampa Bay Business Journal). Paragon Software Systems Ensures Drivers Follow Optimized Transport Plans with Paragon Waypoint Mapping. LOG-NET announces release of Next Generation Global Transportation Management with its version 8.0.

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Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

Talking Logistics

A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal Logistics Report highlighted how rising logistics costs are squeezing the food and beverage industry. Use Transportation Optimization to Get a Handle on Transportation Costs. So why are transportation costs increasing?

This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The same ones that have prompted P&G to undertake “a multibillion-dollar effort to remake an antiquated and inefficient network of factories, warehouses and offices into a new model that gets goods to stores more quickly,” as the Wall Street Journal reported a few weeks ago.

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