About Logistics

Logistics (ISSN 2305-6290) is a new and original journal established for researchers and scholarly-oriented practitioners in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. The editors and editorial board members sought to provide a professional, efficient, and rigorously peer-reviewed journal providing an international forum for scientific advancement, intellectual exchange, and scholarly communications. The journal publishes quickly-refereed research articles and other scholarly contributions, including reviews and short notes, in an open access format, making them free to readers around the world. Papers submitted in 2017 will be published free of charge after successful peer review.

Aims, Scope, and Subject Areas

Our aim is to encourage scholars and practitioners to publish their research and theoretical or substantive insights in as effective a manner as possible. While there is no restriction on the length of the papers, as a rule of thumb, the main text should be no longer than 40 pages (see author guidelines on the journal’s website). Electronic files presenting fuller details of the data, calculations, methodological procedures interviews, etc. may be included as 'Supplementary Material'.

We are particularly interested in publishing articles, reviews, insights, and exchanges that deal with cutting-edge, innovative, and transformative logistics and supply chain issues. The subject areas below represent just a sample of such topics:

  • 3-D printing
  • analytics and cognitive computing in logistics
  • autonomous (drivereless) transportation and delivery
  • big data and predictive analytics
  • block chain logistics
  • collaboration on innovation and new product development
  • decision support systems
  • e-commerce
  • food chain management and traceability
  • green logistics and sustainable supply chains
  • health care and life sciences logistics
  • humanitarian and disaster relief logistics
  • internet of things and industry 4.0
  • lean production systems
  • logistics clusters
  • logistics and the competiveness of firms and places
  • real-time visibility, tracking, and control
  • reverse logistics
  • supplier relationship management
  • supply chain best practices
  • world class logistics

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Logistics will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2017 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Reprints

Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Layla Zhang
Managing Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 8152 1170; Fax: +86 10 8152 1170
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