Call for Papers: Special Issue
Theme: The Impact of COVID-19 on the transport and logistics management: Lessons learnt and future imperatives.
This is an open invitation to contribute your latest research towards the special issue of the Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management.
The special issue will publish articles on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on transport and logistics sectors. This is in line with the scope of the journal and is an important contribution to the body of knowledge documenting the impact of a pandemic on the two sectors.
The value add of this special issue is to provide empirical evidence, from developed and developing countries, on the impact of COVID -19 on the transport and logistics sectors. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the issues around supply chain resilience to the forefront. The pandemic is a significant supply chain disruption that has affected SMMEs and MNEs alike. This special issue bridges existing gaps in literature in the areas of supply chain resilience in times of crisis, mainly focusing on the main supply chain activities that are adversely impacted by the disruption. Papers in this special issue will address issues around strategic supply chain alignment, inventory management, SMME resilience, and the logistics industry’s responsiveness to the surge in online shopping demand. Similarly, the transport sector has been adversely affected by the pandemic.
The special issue provides insights into the COVID-19’s impact on transport funding as well as the demand for transport, international tourism, which are among the sector most adversely affected by the pandemic. Papers on other related and relevant topics are welcome.
Please submit online at jtscm.co.za
Online submissions deadline: 28 January 2022
Submissions guidelines: https://bit.ly/3adqTv1
- Professor Noleen Pisa – Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management. University of Johannesburg, South Africa
- Professor Houshmand Masoumi – Center for Technology and Society. Technische Universität Berlin, Germany / Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management. University of Johannesburg, South Africa
- Dr Peter Kilbourn – Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management. University of Johannesburg, South Africa