Monday, February 22, 2010

[DMANET] Call for papers: Special issue of FSM on LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN


Martin Grunow, TU Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark (,
Hans-Otto Günther, TU Berlin, Germany, (,
David Pisinger, TU Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark (

Submission deadline: March 31, 2010

The logistics function in supply chains is concerned with the efficient
coordination of all entities, activities and resources involved in moving
a product or service from its origin to final customers. Beyond the control
of material flows, logistics management seeks to integrate transportation
and material-handling with the flow of information and financial values in
the supply chain in order to fulfil customer requests. Altogether, inbound
and outbound logistics of a company along with external logistics services
constitute a market value that ranks logistics clearly among the top
sectors in any industrialized economy. Based on the tremendous importance of
logistics in supply chains and the considerable research contributions that
have been achieved from disciplines like Production and Operations
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, the primary objective of
special issue of the Flexible Services and Manufacturing (FSM) Journal is
to examine research issues concerned with logistics management in supply

Submission Guideline:
We seek papers that present new research contributions in the field of the
special issues preferably illustrated by real world examples. Papers must
make a substantial new contribution and authors must explicitly show the
advances compared to the previously published research literature. Please
submit your paper in pdf format via e-mail to one of the special issue
editors. Please feel free to contact the editors with any questions.

Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal (FSM):
The mission of the Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal,
formerly known as the International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing
Systems, is to publish original, high-quality research papers in the
field of services and manufacturing management. All aspects in this field
including the interface between engineering and management, the design
and analysis of service and manufacturing systems as well as operational
planning and decision support are covered.

David Pisinger,
Professor PhD, Operations Research
DTU Management, Technical University of Denmark
Produktionstorvet 426 B, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
phone: +45 45 25 45 55

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