Digital service innovation: Challenges, issues and opportunities for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Submissions open: 1st Dec 2024

Aims of special issue

The present Special issue attempts to elucidate the existing, and so far, vaguely analyzed, relationship between Digital Service Innovation (DSI) and Logistics & Supply Chain Management (L&SCM), to thus unravel the nature and significance of this relationship in logistics organizations and operations. Therefore, the special issue attempts to connect these research streams and promote the development of this research direction from the logistics viewpoint encompassing multiple areas such as logistics services, supply chain services, servitization, service innovation, and service management, among others.

Please see the full call for papers here.

Papers discussion at the International Conference on Business Servitization (ICBS)

This special issue is restricted to original contributions that have not been published yet and are not under consideration by any other journal. Also, this special issue is connected – but not restricted – to the International Conference on Business Servitization (ICBS). The participants of the 11th ICBS to be held on Nova SBE (Lisbon) on November 7-8, 2024, are invited to submit their work on the theme of this special issue. This should be considered a valuable opportunity to engage with the guest editors, who will be available to discuss the themes of this call in depth and to provide guidance on better aligning the authors' proposals with the special issue. Attending the conference is neither a prerequisite nor a guarantee for publication in the special issue.

Key dates

Submissions open: 1st Dec 2024

Submissions close: 31st May 2025

Guest editors

Marco Opazo-Basáez
University of Deusto – Spain
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Ferran Vendrell-Herrero
University of Edinburgh – UK
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Oscar F. Bustinza
University of Granada – Spain
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Rodrigo Rabetino
University of Vaasa – Finland
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