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NRL Special Issue CFP: Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

  • 1.  NRL Special Issue CFP: Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

    Posted 06-08-2019 22:47
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    Naval Research Logistics Special Issue Call for Papers
    Analytics and Operations of Online Retailing

    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)

    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 deadline: November 30, 2019
    Anticipated publication date: June 2020

    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