19th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress – LMSCM2021

Date: October 21-22, 2021
Venue: Gaziantep University

19th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress (LMSCM2021) will be held at Gaziantep University with the collaboration of the Logistics Association (LODER), Hasan Kalyoncu University, and Poznan University of Economics and Business on October 21-22, 2021. The congress provides an excellent opportunity for both researchers and practitioners to discuss recent and future trends in logistics and supply chain management. 

LMSCM2021 encourages multidisciplinary networks and platforms for academics and professionals to identify the challenges and discuss solutions for logistics and supply chain management and welcomes scientific and practical contributions from different disciplines and fields. Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research that has not been submitted for publication elsewhere. The submitted papers will undergo a double-blinded review process. 

The main theme of the congress is “Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management”. Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

​• Humanitarian logistics
​• Emergency logistics
• Disaster relief operations
​• Supply chain management in disaster relief
• Development aid logistics and supply chain management
• Assessing and managing supply chain vulnerability
​• Managing supply chain disruptions
​• Measuring performance in humanitarian supply chains
​• Decision-making in humanitarian supply chains
​• Knowledge management and transfer in humanitarian supply chains
• Information and communication technology for humanitarian logistics
​• Supply chain cooperation, integration, and collaboration in the humanitarian setting
​• Relationship management in humanitarian supply chains
​• Public-private partnerships in humanitarian logistics
​• Inter-organizational coordination across humanitarian supply chains
​• Civil-military cooperation in disaster relief
​• Humanitarian health care supply chains
​• Principles and theory of relief supply chain management
​• The role of donors and volunteers in humanitarian logistics
• Not-for-profit supply chains
​• Quantitative methods and simulation in disaster relief logistics
​• Warehousing and inventory management for disaster relief
• Emergency procurement
• Early detection and assessment of requirements for disaster relief chains
• Big data for supply chain management in a crisis situation
​• Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics
• Big data analytics in logistics
• E-commerce and omnichannel logistics
​• Logistics 4.0
​• Sustainability in logistics and supply chains
​• Green logistics and supply chain management
• Transportation and warehouse management
• Social responsibility in logistics and supply chains
​• Best practices in logistics and supply chains
​• Innovation and technology management
• Risk management
​• Retail logistics and supply chains
• Service supply chains
• Sourcing and outsourcing
​• Special topics in logistics and supply chains
​• Innovative and smart technologies in logistics
• Smart and sustainable city logistics
• Emergencies and crisis logistics
​• Humanitarian logistics
​• Health care logistics
​• Transportation law

All accepted and presented submissions will be published in the book of abstracts and full papers (optional) will be published in the conference proceedings and selected papers will be forwarded to LMSCM2021 special issues of selected journals (not certain) which are:

​• ​International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice (SCI-E)
​• Sigma Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences (E-SCI)
​• An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications (Scopus, EBSCO, TR-Dizin)
​• Journal of Engineering Sciences and Design (TR-Dizin)
​• Gaziantep University Journal of Social Sciences (TR-Dizin)
​• International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (DOAJ)
​• Journal of Maritime Transport and Logistics (Dergipark)
​• International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operational Research
​• Journal of Transportation and Logistics
​• Journal of Turkish Operations Management (EBSCO, TR-Dizin)
​• Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (TR-Dizin)
​• LODER Logistics Journal

The LMSCM2021 Conference will be held in the hybrid mode: on-line and on-site in Gaziantep – if circumstances permit. The authors of accepted papers will have a choice to present their papers on-line, or on site in Gaziantep.

Online presentations will involve substantially reduced registration fees.

All accepted papers, irrespective of the presentation mode, will be included in the conference proceedings released to all participants.

Please be informed that the abstract submission deadline is extended until June 21, 2021. You can submit your abstracts by this date. 

Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission : June 21, 2021
Notification of acceptance for abstracts : June 30, 2021
Early registration date : July 16. 2021
Deadline for full manuscripts submission (optional) : August 31, 2021
Notification of acceptance for full manuscripts : September 19, 2021
Late registration date : October 1, 2021
Deadline for revised paper submission : October 10, 2021
19th LMSCM2021 : October 21-22, 2021

​• Eren Özceylan, Co-Chair, Gaziantep University, TURKEY
​• Mehmet Tanyaş, Co-Chair, Logistics Association (LODER), TURKEY

Conference Website: http://lmscm2021.gantep.edu.tr/