2017 Annual Meeting

of the Decision Sciences Institute

Logistics and Transportation

The Logistics and Transportation track focuses on applied and theoretical research on decision making related to the value added through the movement and storage of products and materials from the source to end customers, including reverse flows for returns management. This includes planning, execution and performance measurement of transportation and distribution operations, inventory management, customer relationship management, and contract logistics (3PL-4PL) services. Key areas of interest within this track include (but are not limited to):

  • materials and manufacturing flow management
  • management strategies for contract logistics
  • crossdocking and distribution operations management
  • inventory management
  • customer relationship management
  • omni-channel logistics
  • reverse logistics
  • human factors in transportation and logistics
  • joint transportation-and-inventory problems
  • logistics and transportation in global supply chains
  • transportation mode selection
  • multimodal and Intermodal transportation
  • intersection of regulation and transportation.
  • transportation planning and strategy
  • transportation execution and control
  • just-in-time transportation
  • last mile delivery and urban logistics
  • future trends in transportation
  • measuring logistics and transportation performance
  • transportation and logistics topics in emerging markets
  • financial impact of logistics and transportation.
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