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ICFTS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Freight Transportation and Sustainability

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICFTS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICFTS 2017: 19th International Conference on Freight Transportation and Sustainability aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Freight Transportation and Sustainability. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Freight Transportation and Sustainability.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Freight Transportation and Sustainability are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICFTS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Freight Transportation and Sustainability. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Appraisal of Humanitarian Supply Chain Risks Using Best-Worst Method
Ali Mohaghar, Iman Ghasemian Sahebi, Alireza Arab
2) Risk Management Approach for Lean, Agile, Resilient and Green Supply Chain
Benmoussa Rachid, Deguio Roland, Dubois Sebastien, Rasovska Ivana
3) Speed Optimization Model for Reducing Fuel Consumption Based on Shipping Log Data
Ayudhia P. Gusti, Semin
4) Design of Distribution Network for Gas Cylinders in Jordan
Hazem J. Smadi
5) Supply Chain Resilience Triangle: The Study and Development of a Framework
M. Bevilacqua, F. E. Ciarapica, G. Marcucci
6) Modeling Sustainable Truck Rental Operations Using Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network
Khaled S. Abdallah, Abdel-Aziz M. Mohamed
7) A Study of Mode Choice Model Improvement Considering Age Grouping
Young-Hyun Seo, Hyunwoo Park, Dong-Kyu Kim, Seung-Young Kho
8) A Study on the Relationship between Transaction Fairness, Social Capital, Supply Chain Integration and Sustainability: Focusing on Manufacturing Companies of South Korea
Sung-Min Park, Chan Kwon Park, Chae-Bogk Kim
9) A Design for Supply Chain Model by Integrated Evaluation of Design Value and Supply Chain Cost
Yuan-Jye Tseng, Jia-Shu Li
10) Improving the Quality of Transport Management Services with Fuzzy Signatures
Csaba I. Hencz, István Á. Harmati
11) Performance Indicators for Benchmarking of Internal Supply Chain Management
Kailash, Rajeev Kumar Saha, Sanjeev Goyal
12) A Reference Framework Integrating Lean and Green Principles within Supply Chain Management
M. Bortolini, E. Ferrari, F. G. Galizia, C. Mora
13) Studying the Influence of Logistics on Organizational Performance through a Supply Chain Strategy: Case Study in Goldiran Electronics Co.
Ali Hajiesmaeili, Mehdi Rahimi, Ehsan Jaberi, Amir Abbas Hosseini
14) Supplier Selection Using Sustainable Criteria in Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Richa Grover, Rahul Grover, V. Balaji Rao, Kavish Kejriwal
15) Efficient Design of Distribution Logistics by Using a Model-Based Decision Support System
J. Becker, R. Arnold

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