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Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2009


Cardiff, UK. 9 - 11 September 2009

The Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2009 is being held in Cardiff, the Capital City of Wales.  The conference will be hosted by the Cardiff Business School from the 9th – 11th September, 2009. 

Emerald Group Publishing will be exhibiting titles from its logistics management and transport porfolios at the conference. Please come along and meet us there!

Call for papers 

Papers are invited from academics, researchers and practitioners working in logistics, transportation and supply-chain management.  The conference provides a forum for networking and to present and discuss contemporary issues and developments in the field. 

Theoretical or practical contributions on any topic related to the above will be considered but those papers that conform to the conference theme of Volatile and Fragile Supply Chains will be particularly welcome. The following is a suggested list of suitable topics:

  • Benchmarking
  • Collaborative Planning & Forecasting
  • Customer-Driven Supply Chains
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Demand Management
  • Emergency Supply Chains
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Event Logistics
  • Food Supply Chains
  • Global Supply-Chain Networks
  • Green Logistics
  • Humanitarian Aid Logistics
  • Information Technology / E-Supply
  • Knowledge Management
  • Lean & Agile Supply Chains
  • Logistics Education & Training
  • Logistics Marketing
  • Modelling & Simulation 
  • Multimodal Transport Chains
  • Performance Measurement
  • Port Management
  • Purchasing & Supplier Development
  • Raw materials supply chains
  • Reverse Logistics
  • RFID
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • Supply Chain Structures
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Supply Network Design
  • Sustainability
  • Third and Fourth Party Logistics
  • TV and Film Logistics
  • Transport Operations
  • Transportation Planning
  • Volatile and Fragile Supply Chains
  • Warehousing & WMS 

Structured abstracts, of no more than 500 words, should be submitted to [email protected].  Abstracts must be written in Microsoft Word and formatted as detailed in the abstract guidelines on the conference website: lrn2009.org.uk.

Papers selected for the conference will be included in the conference proceedings.  The authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers to the International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications. A prize will be awarded for the best paper presented at the conference.

Abstract and Paper Milestones
Abstract submission deadline: 13th March 2009 (Please send to [email protected])
Abstracts accepted by: 24th April 2009
Paper submission deadline: 5th June 2009

This call for papers can also be found at http://www.cf.ac.uk/carbs/conferences/lrn09/call.html