Journal of Business Logistics

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Edited By: Thomas Goldsby and Walter Zinn of The Ohio State University

Impact Factor: 2.34

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 43/192 (Management)

Online ISSN: 2158-1592


Logistics and supply chain issues are more important today than ever before. Logistics has achieved greater prominence within business with increased awareness of its operational and financial impact. The Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) provides a forum for the dissemination of original thoughts, research, and best practices within the logistics and supply chain arenas.

Aims and Scope

The editorial objectives of the Journal of Business Logistics are to advance knowledge and science and to stimulate greater thought and effort in the fields of logistics and supply chain management by providing readers with:

  • new and helpful information;
  • new logistics and supply chain management theory or techniques;
  • research generalizations about logistics and supply chain management thought and practice;
  • creative views and syntheses of dispersed concepts in logistics and supply chain management;
  • articles in subject areas which have significant current impact on thought and practice in logistics and supply chain management which present challenges for the future.

Learn about the La Londe Best Paper Award, presented annually at the Educator's Conference to the best JBL paper:


journal of business logistics, supply chain management, inventory management, supply chain management professionals

Abstracting and Indexing Information

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