CILT - Logistics Research Network

Logistics Research Network (LRN)

Chairman: Professor Edward Sweeney FCILT

The LRN is an informal network of academics, researchers, practitioners and other interested individuals working in the area of logistics, supply chain management and operations management. Its main objective is to facilitate the generation, promotion and dissemination of relevant research.


LRN will keep you abreast of the latest research in leading UK and worldwide universities. It provides an opportunity to contribute to the research and access the outputs.

The main objective of the LRN is to facilitate the generation, promotion and dissemination of rigorous logistics research.


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Related Events and Opportunities

2018 LRN Conference Call for Papers - abstract submission deadline 4 April 2018

Click here for more information about the topics that will be covered and how to submit abstracts.

CALL FOR PROPOSAL: XXIII ELA Doctoral Workshop 2018, Naples, Italy


The Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development (IRISS) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) will host the XXIII edition of the Doctoral Workshop of the European Logistics Association (ELA) from 27 to 30 June 2018.

20 PhD students from European universities carrying out their research project in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management will be selected. The workshop will be animated by prominent researchers, professor and practitioners including Gyöngyi Kovács (Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, HUMLOG Institute, Hanken, Finland) and Paolo Bisogni (President of the Italian Association of Logistics and Supply Chain Management - AILOG and the European Logistics Association - ELA).

There is no fee to attend the workshop and the sponsor, the Kuhne Foundation, will cover all expenses (excluding transport costs).

The nominated student is requested to prepare a three-page paper containing the stage of their doctorate research project (beginning, middle, end) and a brief description of the project (research objectives, methodology, expected results, list of references etc.) and submit the proposal before March 2nd 2018.

Please find the call for proposal here giving further details.





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