Journal History

2017 The inaugural issue was released. Logistics was published as a quarterly journal.
2021 Logistics was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Logistics established the following sections:
  • Supplier, Government and Procurement Logistics;
  • Maritime and Transport Logistics;
  • Last Mile, E-Commerce and Sales Logistics;
  • Humanitarian and Healthcare Logistics;
  • Sustainability and Reverse Logistics;
  • Artificial Intelligence, Logistics Analytics, and Automation.
2022 Logistics was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
Logistics announced the 2022 Best PhD Thesis Award.
  • Logistics received its first Impact Factor (2022) of 3.8, ranked 35/103 in the category "Operations Research & Management Science" and 175/396 in the category "Management";
  • Logistics received its first CiteScore (2022) of 5.1, ranked 29/127 in the category "Management Information Systems" and 35/140 in the category "Information Systems and Management".


2017–2021 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. John D. Kasarda
2021–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Handfield

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Larry Giunipero for the section on Supplier, Government and Procurement Logistics
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Amir Alizadeh for the section on Maritime and Transport Logistics
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Hokey Min for the section on Last Mile, E-Commerce and Sales Logistics
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Rameshwar Dubey for the section on Humanitarian and Healthcare Logistics
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Jay S. Golden for the section on Sustainability and Reverse Logistics
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Noel Greis for the section on Artificial Intelligence, Logistics Analytics, and Automation
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