The 6th International Congress on Logistic and SCM Systems (ICLS 2011)

Venue: Kaohsiung

Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Event Date/Time: Mar 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 09, 2011
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 01, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Nov 01, 2010
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About ICLS 2011

The International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems is organized by the International Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (IFLS) and the Asian Pacific Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (APFLS). The 1st Congress was hosted by Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, November 22-24, 2004, followed by the 2nd Congress hosted by National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 1-4, 2006. The 3rd Congress was hosted by Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, August 29-31, 2007, the 4th Congress by Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand, November 26-28, 2008, and the 5th Congress by the Korea Society of Supply Chain Management (KSCM) in Convention & Exhibition Center (COEX), Seoul, Korea, June 2-5, 2009. The 6th International Congress on Logistic and SCM systems, ICLS 2011 will be hosted by College of Management, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS) and co-organized by Association for Commercial Modernization in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 7-9, 2011. The Congress aims to provide an international forum for leading researchers, educators, software developers, and practitioners to discuss ideas, exchange experiences, and seek opportunities for collaboration on the latest implementation and enhancement of sustainable logistics and SCM systems in the resilient market. This Congress cordially invites papers with academic thinking and industrial successful case examples in logistics and SCM systems field.


Prospective authors should submit an abstract or full paper, in English, outlining aims, content and conclusion of their papers, as well as other contributions. The abstract or full paper should, include the cover page with a title, topic areas, key words, author name(s), affiliation, mailing address, and the contact information of the corresponding author such as a mailing address, telephone and fax number. The final manuscript for the proceedings would be fine in the formation of MS Word or Power Point slides. For each accepted paper, at least one of authors with pre-registration is required. Submissions should be made electronically through the congress website at

Proceedings and Publication

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Moreover, some selected papers after the conference will be invited for publication in the International Journal of Logistics and SCM System (the official journal of IFLS). The best papers will be announced and awarded during the conference. The proceedings will be published under an ISBN number.

Important Dates

Abstract or Full Paper Submission 2010/11/01
Notification of Acceptance 2010/12/01
Submission of Final Manuscript 2010/12/31
Pre-registration 2010/12/31
Conference Dates 2011/03.07-09


Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

International Supply Chain Networks
Procurement and Delivery Strategies
Strategies for Logistics & SCM
Distribution and Third Party Logistics
Logistics Planning and Control
Supply Chain Performance Assessment
Plant and Warehouse Management
Vehicle Routing & Transportation
Optimization of Logistics & SCM Systems
Lean Logistics
Decision Support Systems for Logistics & SCM
Communication Technologies for Logistics
e-Logistics, c-Logistics, u-Logistics
Supplier Relationship Management
Product Development for Logistics & SCM
Sustainable Logistics & SCM Systems
Simulation of Logistics & SCM
Material Handing System
Green Logistics
Inventory Management
Harbor and Port Management
Logistics Outsourcing
SCM in Healthcare industry
Logistics Engineering
Global Logistics & SCM
Customer-Supplier Relationship
RFID for Logistics & SCM
IT & Solutions for Logistics & SCM
Case Studies for Logistics & SCM
Collaboration in SCM
Integration of Production and Logistics
Advanced Planning and Scheduling
Reverse Manufacturing and Logistics
Service Supply Chain Management

The Venue

The ICLS 2011 will be hosted by College of Management, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences and co-organized by Association for Commercial Modernization, and will be held at the Ambassador Hotel Kaohsiung. For more information, please visit:

Registration Fee

Regular (Pre-registration) US$300
Regular (Normal Registration) US$350
Full Time Student (Pre-registration) US$150
Full Time Student (Normal Registration) US$175
Guest US$100
Tour US$10

The regular or student registration fee covers attendance of all conference sessions, a CD-ROM of the proceedings, souvenir, refreshments, lunches, banquet and dinners, a welcome reception party held on the Ambassador Hotel Kaohsiung located at the Love River bank. The tour fee covers a visit to the renowned Kaohsiung Software Technology Park (KSTP) and a leading logistics company near Kaohsiung.