Special Issue "Data Governance Issues for a Digital Economy"

A special issue of Logistics (ISSN 2305-6290).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2018

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Robert Handfield

Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, Director of Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
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Interests: supply chain management; supply management; life science supply chains; supply chain analytics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue will focus exclusively on data governance issues faced by supply chain professionals.

Authors are cordially invited to submit papers to Logistics for the 31 March 2018 issue. Manuscripts or papers can be submitted on the following topics

  1. Data Governance and its impact on Supply Chain Analytics
  2. Ways organizations can harness data to drive spend analysis
  3. Approaches to improve data quality in operations, procurement and business planning
  4. Methods to filter and observations on growth of noise while gathering data
  5. Global scenarios, legislation and adoption of block chain/smart contracts/distributed ledgers
Prof. Dr. Robert Handfield
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Logistics is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) is waived for well-prepared manuscripts submitted to this issue. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Data governance
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Data integrity
  • Supply chain systems
  • Cognitive analytics
  • Big data

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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