Journal of Supply Chain Management Science

The Journal of Supply Chain Management Science (JSCMS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal (with no publishing fees) aims to publish high-quality papers on quantitative approaches to supply chain management.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • After sales service
  • Aggregate planning
  • Business scorecard
  • Capability development
  • Capacity planning
  • Cross docking
  • Customer service management
  • Demand forecasting and management
  • Distribution channel management
  • Global supply chain management
  • Human resources management (HRM)
  • Information technology in supply chain
  • Inventory management, JIT, MRP
  • Online sales
  • Partnership assessment
  • Performance measurement and metrics
  • Risk management
  • Sourcing and replenishment
  • Strategic alliances
  • Supplier development
  • Supplier segmentation
  • Supplier selection
  • Supply chain design
  • Supply chain organizational structure
  • Sustainability and supply chain management
  • Transportation networks
  • Vendor managed inventory (VMI)


JSCMS publishes four issues per year, and covers all problems in supply chain management which are solved using quantitative approaches, i.e. mathematical and operational research methods. JSCMS aims to target academicians, practitioners, and policy-makers in both public and private sectors in the area of supply chain management. 

The title of the journal is in fact an integration of “supply chain management” and “management science”, which shows the content and the methodological approach of the journal respectively.

Articles in Press

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Jafar Rezaei, David L. Olson, Joseph Sarkis
David L. Olson