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【學術活動】ICLS 2018 – Call for Paper



The 13th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems
(ICLS 2018) 

July 29 – August 1, 2018, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Conference website

Hosted by:

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International University - Vietnam National University, HoChiMinh City, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam (



Aims and Scopes:

The International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems (ICLS) is organized by the International Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (IFLS) and the Asian Pacific Federation of Logistics & SCM Systems (APFLS). The congress aims to provide an international forum for leading academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss and exchange ideas on the latest developments and to seek opportunities for collaboration among the participants as well as to promote excellence in the field.

The 13th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems (ICLS2018) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 29 – August 1, 2018. It is being organized by Department of Industrial Systems and Engineering, International University - Vietnam National University, HoChiMinh City, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam. Main theme of the congress is focused on but not limited to, “Sustainable and Smart Supply Chain”.  This congress is centered on new development and disruptive innovations in sustainable and smart supply chain in the rise of Industrial Revolution 4.0. The ICLS2018 also encourages multidisciplinary networks and platforms for academics and industries to identify the latest innovations, trends, challenges, future issues and solutions in the field of Logistic and Supply Chain Management. The congress welcomes both research and practical contributions from different disciplines. The wider audience will benefit from the knowledge and experience of leading practitioners and academics in this area. Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research results or best practices that have not been submitted for publication elsewhere.


Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline:            March 16, 2018
Notification of acceptance:                 April 7, 2018

Full paper submission deadline:         May 19, 2018

Notification of final acceptance:         June 18, 2018

Author and early bird registration:      June 19 – 30, 2018

Full registration payment due             July 31, 2018



Registration fees*:                                                        Early                   Late registration

International delegates from academic institutions    USD  450                     USD  500

Students                                                                      USD  300                     USD  350

Accompany                                                                 USD  200                     USD  200

Vietnamese delegates from academic institutions     VND  2(million)             VND  3(million)

Vietnamese students                                                   VND  1(million)            VND  1.5(million)


*Registration fee per participant. Participants with more than one paper submission will be charged additional 20% standard registration fee for the second paper and 10% standard registration fee for the third paper onwards



The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

•  Big Data Analytics in Logistics

•  Sustainability in logistics and supply chains

•  Best practices in logistics and supply chains

•  Retail logistics and supply chains

•  Service supply chains

•  Novel automation, information and data architectures on the design of logistics systems and supply chains

•  Intelligent transportation and distribution systems: theory and application models 

•  Automation and Informatics for Intelligent Transportation Systems 

•  Smart logistics and green mobility 

•  Logistics for Healthcare Systems 

•  Port, supply chain and warehouse of the future 

•  Distribution Strategies & packing management

•  Logistics Planning and Control

•  Supply Chain Performance Assessment

•  Optimization of Logistics & SCM Systems

•  Lean Logistics

•  Inventory Management

•  Reverse Manufacturing and Logistics

•  Decision Support Systems for Logistics & SCM

•  E-logistics, E-supply chain, Last mile delivery problems

•  IoTs applications in SCM

General Conference Chair:

   ·  Ho Thanh Phong, International University, HCM Vietnam National University (Head of Industrial & Systems Engineering department)


Honorary Chairs:

   ·  Yutaka Karasawa, Kanagawa university, Japan

   ·  Voratas Kachitvichyanukul, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


Conference Co-Chair:

   ·  Huynh Trung Luong, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

   ·  Yen-Chen Jim Wu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan


Organizing Committee:

   ·  Nguyen Van Chung (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   · Pham Huynh Tram (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   · Nguyen Van Hop (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   · Nguyen Hong Quang (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   · Bui Thi Hong Hanh (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   ·  Hoang Van  (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

   · Tran Thi Thanh Lich (IU-VNU, Vietnam)

In International Scientific Committee:

1.       Naoufel Cheikhrouhou, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland

2.       Mark Goh, National University of Singapore, Singapore

3.       Paulina Golinska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

4.       Richard F. Hartl, University of Vienna, Austria

5.       Seock-Jin Hong, University of North Texas, USA

6.       Yoshiaki Ishihara, National College of Marine Science and Technology, Japan

7.       El-Nakib Islam, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Marine Transport, Egypt

8.       Job de Haan, Tilburg University, Netherlands

9.       Voratas Kachitvichyanukul, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

10.   Chang Seong Ko, Kyungsung University, Korea

11.   Kin Keung Lai, City University of Hong Kong, China

12.   Meilong Le, Shanghai Maritime University, China

13.   Xiaohong, Liu, Central University of Finance and Economic, China

14.    Taihcherng Ted Lirn, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung

15.   Xiaohang Liu, Central University of Finance and Economy, China

16.   Rapeenpun Pitakaso, Ubonratchathani University, Thailand

17.   Nyoman Sepuluh Pujawan, Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia

18.   Suk-Chul Rim, Ajou University, Korea

19.   Gerrit Janssens, Hasselt University, Belgium

20.   Kanchana Sethanan, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

21.   Kuninori Suzuki, Nihon University, Japan

22.   Kune-muh Tsai, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung

23.   Keizo Wakabayashi, Nihon University, Japan

24.   Yen-Chen Jim Wu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei

25.   Baoding Liu, Tsinghua University, China

26.   Anthony Shun Fung Chiu, De La Salle University, Philippines

27.   Byung-In Kim, POSTECH, Korea

28.   Chen-Fu Chien, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

29.   Chin-Yin Huang, Tunghai University, Taiwan

30.   David M.C. Wu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

31.   Erhan Kozan Queensland University of Technology, Australia

32.   Guo Quan (George) Huang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

33.   Hark Hwang, KAIST, Korea

34.   Hing Kai Chan, Nottingham University Business School China, China

35.   Huynh Trung Luong, AIT, Thailand

36.   Ilkyeong Moon, Seoul National University, Korea CV

37.   Jin Peng, Tsinghua University, China

38.   JinWu Gao, Renmin University of China, China

39.   Kai Ling Mak, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

40.   Kap Hwan Kim, Pusan National University, Korea

41.   Katsuhiko Takahashi, Hiroshima University, Japan

42.   Kenichi Nakashima, Kanagawa University, Japan

43.   Kim Hua Tan, Nottingham University, Malaysia

44.   Kinya Tamaki, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

45.   Kuo-Ming Wang, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

46.   Chi-Hyuck Jun, POSTECH, Korea

47.   Mitsuo Gen, Waseda University, Japan

48.   Mooyoung Jung, UNIST, Korea

49.   Richard Y.K. Fung, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

50.   Takashi Irohara, Sophia University, Japan

51.   Yiming Wei, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

52.   Chen Zhou, Georgia Tech, USA

53.   Shanlin Yang, Hefei University of Technology, China

54.   Sha’ri bin Mohd Yusof, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

55.   Takashi Oyabu, Kokusai Business Gakuin College, Japan

56.   Zahari Taha, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

57.   Aldy Gunawan, Singapore Management University, Singapore

58.   Hidetaka Nambo, Kanazawa University, Japan

59.   Bernard C. Jiang, Taiwan Tech, Taiwan

60.   Hirokazu Kono, Keio University, Japan


Conference Venue:

Conference Venue is at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers:

Address: 88 Dong Khoi St., District 1, HCMC, Vietnam



Other nearby hotels are recommended as the following:

   1.  Bong Sen Hotel Saigon, 117 – 123 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

   2.  Grand Hotel Saigon, 08 Dong Khoi St., District 1, HCMC, Vietnam

   3.  Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, 8-15 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

   4.  Lotte Legend Hotel, Saigon. 2A-4A Ton Duc Thang Street District 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon, 



Authors should electronically submit abstract and later the full paper in MS-WORD document, maximum of 8 pages including figures and diagrams (Times New Roman, Double Columns, font size 10) by accessing EasyChair system. (

The first page of the paper must contain the title, names and affiliations of the authors, email address, and maximum five keywords/phrases. Identify the corresponding author giving full contact information including email address.

Proceedings and Publication:

   ·  All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings (in CD).

   ·  After the conference, some selected papers will be published in the book entitled “Recent Development in Logistics and Supply Chains” by Springer.

   ·  Some selected papers after the conference will be further reviewed for publication in the official journal of IFLS (the International Journal of Logistics and SCM Systems)

May I ask your help for forwarding this information to your colleagues.
Thank you and best regards,

Ho Thanh Phong

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