Submission deadline 31 August 2012
All articles should be submitted in English. We strongly suggest that non-native English speakers have manuscripts proofread prior to submission. Final versions of accepted papers will be translated into Spanish and/or Portuguese.
Latin America is experiencing sustained economic growth and increased attention in the global economy. In addition, the field of logistics and supply chain management has gained increased visibility in the business community as it has been identified as a key enabler to achieve the region's potential. The objective of this special issue is to highlight innovative work in the field of logistics and supply chain management strategy in Latin America. We are looking for articles that advance extant knowledge of the unique characteristics associated with designing supply chain operations in the region, as well as of novel applications of strategic supply chain and logistics management issues in the Latin America. We seek papers that combine methodological rigor with region-specific data and/or case studies.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
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Edgar E. Blanco
Center for Transportation & Logistics, MIT, USA
Ely Laureano Pavia
Fundação Getulio Vargas
Full paper submissions are due 31 August 2012