“Enterprise in Logistics Research: Matching the needs of industry with academia” – Call for Papers
|Deadline:||4th April 2014|
The 19th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, “Logistics Research Network” will take place from the 3rd to 5th September 2014 at the Business School, University of Huddersfield, UK.
The Conference accepts papers from a broad base of research and practice in relation to the operation of logistics and supply chains in all sectors. Papers can be of a strategic focus, or covering aspects of marketing, logistics and information technology, economics, management and organisational behaviour relevant to logistics and supply chain management.
(A list of potential themes is provided at the end of this document)
Papers are invited on both completed work and ongoing projects in any aspect of logistics and supply chain management with an emphasis on creating social, economic and/or environmental value. Papers can be focused on theoretical analyses, and/or presenting results from practitioner case studies. “Insights from Industry” provided by leading practitioners are especially welcome.
Authors wishing to prepare a paper for the conference are now invited to submit a 400 – 500 word abstract for consideration by the organising committee.
Abstracts should be structured to include the following:
TITLE OF PAPER (CALIBRI 14, BOLD, CAPITALS)
Author1, Author2 (Calibri 11, bold, italics)
Affiliation1 (Calibri 11, italics)
Affiliation2(Calibri 11, italics)
Email: author1; author2 (Calibri 11, italics)
|Abstract (Calibri 11, bold, underlined)
Purpose: Text (Calibri 11)
Research Approach: Text (Calibri 11)
Findings and Originality: Text (Calibri 11)
Research Impact: Text (Calibri 11)
Practical Impact: Text (Calibri 11)
Keywords: word1, word2, word3 (Calibri 11, italics)
Abstracts should be sent to email@example.com, to be received by 1200 hrs on Friday 4th April 2014.
All authors will be informed by Friday 2nd May 2014 whether their paper has been accepted. We would advise accepted authors to book and pay for their conference place as soon as possible after this date to avoid disappointment.
Final papers need to be received by Friday 13th June 2014.
Further details about the conference can be found at www.lrn2014.org.uk
We look forward to welcoming you all to the conference in September 2014.
Colin Bamford & Nick Hubbard
Colin Bamford & Nick Hubbard
University of Huddersfield, UK.
The following is a suggested list of suitable topics:
|Benchmarking||Multimodal Transport Infrastructure Design|
|Biodiversity in the Supply Chain||Military Logistics|
|Collaborative Planning & Forecasting||Performance Measurement|
|Customer-Driven Supply Chains||Port Management|
|Customer Relationship Management||Purchasing & Supplier Development|
|Demand Management||Project Management in the Supply Chain|
|Education & Training in Logistics & Supply Chain||Raw Materials Supply Chains|
|Enterprise Systems||Reverse Logistics|
|Food Supply Chains||Simulation & Modelling|
|Freight Transportation Product Design||Supply Chain Risk|
|Global Supply-Chain Networks||Supplier Relationship Management Supply Network Design|
|Green Logistics / Sustainability||Sustainability|
|Humanitarian Aid Logistics||Transport Operations|
|Information Technology / E-Supply||Transport Management|
|Lean & Agile Supply Chains||Transportation Planning|
|Logistics Education & Training||Volatile and Fragile Supply Chains|
|Logistics in the Public Sector||Warehousing & WMS|
|Multimodal Transport Chains|
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby, Northamptonshire NN17 4AX
Tel: 01536 740104. Fax: 01536 740101.