Thursday, November 11, 2010

[DMANET] Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services (DMMS): Call for Papers

Call for Papers - Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services (DMMS)

Special Issue on Optimization in Supply Chain Management

Guest Editors:
Dirk Briskorn, Fred Glover, Florian Jaehn, Michael Pinedo

Submission Details:
Authors are encouraged to submit high quality papers to a special issue on Combinatorial Optimization in Supply Chain Management. Papers should represent original contributions which significantly advance the theory or practice in this field. Expository survey papers that enhance the literature and shed new light on specific topics are welcome as well. Submitted manuscripts must not be published nor submitted for publication elsewhere. All submissions will undergo a peer review by anonymous referees. Topics are drawn from, but not limited to, the following areas:
- Allocation Problems
- Collaborations
- Demand Planning
- Distribution Policies
- Inventory Management
- Location and Layout Problems
- Loading and Packing
- Lot Sizing
- Machine Scheduling
- Production Planning
- Revenue Management
- Trade-Offs in Supply Chain Activities
- Transportation

Submitting to the special issue:
For submission of your paper and in case of any question please contact by e-mail: or

Important Dates:
The submission deadline of full papers is March 31, 2011.

Dirk Briskorn
Department for Supply Chain Management and Production University of Cologne, Germany

Fred W. Glover
OptTek Systems, Inc.
Boulder, Colorado, USA

Florian Jaehn
Business Administration, Management Information Science University of Siegen, Germany

Michael Pinedo
Department of Information, Operations and Management Sciences Stern School of Business, New York, USA

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