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Deadline Extended to Dec 31, 2019 - NRL Special Issue: Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

  • 1.  Deadline Extended to Dec 31, 2019 - NRL Special Issue: Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

    Posted 11-19-2019 08:25
    NRL Special Issue Call for Papers
    Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

    Due to numerous requests, we have extended the submission deadline to December 31, 2019.

    Guest Editors: Yun Fong Lim (Singapore Management University), Stefanus Jasin (University of Michigan)

    Associate Editors: Niels Agatz (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Kris Ferreira (Harvard University), Mehmet Gumus (McGill University), Dorothee Honhon (UT Dallas), Qing Li (HKUST)

    Naval Research Logistics is a premier peer-reviewed journal in operations research, applied statistics, and general quantitative modeling. Founded in 1954, NRL has a distinguished history of publication of both seminal methodological contributions and innovative applications. For decades, NRL has been a broad-based journal devoted to operations and analysis problems in business, industry, and government.

    In this special issue, we aim to bring together state-of-the-art research on the design, planning, and real-time management of online and omnichannel retailing. The special issue is open to a broad range of research methodologies including normative and empirical work. Moreover, we encourage work that highlights the application of OR/MS and Analytics in practice. Example topics include but are not limited to:
    Pricing and revenue management
    Assortment planning
    Network design
    Inventory management
    Fulfillment planning
    Warehouse operations
    Last-mile delivery
    Quality, safety, and return management
    Cross-border management
    Integration of online and offline channels
    Use of data for online retailing
    New technologies for online retailing

    Submission guidelines:
    Papers must feature original research contributions. Manuscripts will be reviewed in a manner consistent with the NRL editorial policy, with the review team consisting of the guest editor, associate editors, and reviewers selected by the AEs. Submission guidelines are available on the journal web page ( Please submit your paper online at Include suggestions for AEs and referees. Please specify that your paper is for the special issue. NRL encourages succinct and clear writing, but there are no page limits. Also, papers may include a full-length appendix.

    Yun Fong Lim
    Associate Professor
    Singapore Management University