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Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa


Kruger, S., 2021, ‘From the editors desk’, Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 15(0), a677. https://doi.org/10.4102/jtscm.v15i0.677


From the editors desk

Stephen Kruger

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The Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management at the University of Johannesburg proudly presents to you Volume 15, 2021, of the Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management (JTSCM), a unique and accredited publication in South Africa. This journal is the only of it’s kind in South Africa.

Fields of study

The Journal continues to serve as an independent publication for scientific contributions in the field of transportation and supply chain management including procurement, service quality and customer satisfaction.

The editorial group of this Journal would like to extend their thanks to all the authors and reviewers (national and international) who have worked so hard to make this an interesting and varied publication.

This edition of the Journal contributes articles that have been reviewed and revised by national and international panel members who are acknowledged scholars and authors.

This year the total contribution of high quality articles are 18. The emphasis is on high quality articles instead of high numbers.

The articles in this volume resides from the following institutions (to name a few)

University of Johannesburg; University of Stellenbosch; University of South Australia (UNiSA); Tshwane University of Technology; University of Addis Ababa; North West University; University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN); Makerere University Kampala, Nigeria; Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth; Oyo State University, Kenya; Federal University of Technology, Nigeria; Walter Sisulu University, East London; School of Business Leadership, Unisa; Molde University College Norway; University Malaysia; and the University of Ghana.

More than 27% of the articles reside from institutions outside South Africa.

A wide variety of topics (to name a few) are dealt with in this volume such as

Cooperation in humanitarian relief operations; material manufacturers warehouse processes; drivers and barriers to green supply chain management; fresh produce purchasing behaviour; inventory policy implementation and responding to supply chain disruptions. Competitive advantage in the automative supply chain; emergency responses in road traffic accidents; the impact of investment in public transport; optimal transit corridors for Ethiopia; control systems in the aviation industry; the impact of measuring driver performance on bulk fuel supply chain; and the relationship between seaports and dry ports.

Our aim is to increase the number of articles from academics, researchers and practitioners from abroad and specifically from the African continent.

I would like to thank everyone involved in this publication.

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