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International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 09600035
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
History: 2005-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Business, Management and Accounting


IJPDLM seeks strategically focused, theoretically grounded, empirical and conceptual, quantitative and qualitative, rigorous and relevant, original research studies in logistics, physical distribution and supply chain management operations and associated strategic issues. Quantitatively oriented mathematical and modelling research papers are not suitable for IJPDLM. Desired topics include, but are not limited to: Customer service strategy Omni-channel and multi-channel distribution innovations Order processing and inventory management Implementation of supply chain processes Information and communication technology Sourcing and procurement Risk management and security Personnel recruitment and training Sustainability and environmental Collaboration and integration Global supply chain management and network complexity Information and knowledge management Legal, financial and public policy Retailing, channels and business-to-business management Organizational and human resource development Logistics and SCM education.

International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 6.153
  • 2017 Impact Factor 4.835
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.987
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.667
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.255
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.897
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.293
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.089
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.795
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.084
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.609
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.414
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.647
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.547
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.988
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.667
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.685
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.593
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.325
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management


The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.