Logistics Program Ranked 5th Globally Based on Faculty Publishing
The UNT Logistics program continues to climb national and global rankings. In research published in the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, UNT has moved up to number five globally among leading logistics and supply chain programs based on author affiliation publishing in scholarly journals.
“Over the past several years, our faculty members have been strategic in building a world-class Logistics program, including publishing in the top journals in the industry," said Dr. Ted Farris, professor in Logistics. "This ranking helps to solidify UNT as a leader in logistics education and the future looks even brighter with our involvement with the Complex Logistics Research Cluster, which allows for further growth and a potential to move up in the rankings.”
The research which was conducted by Michael Maloni, Craig R. Carter and Lutz Kaufmann. The rankings are based on publication data from six supply chain management and logistics journals from 2008 through 2010. The results are compared to prior studies to identify trends and changes in the rankings. The authors also assessed author collaboration influences as well as authorship diversity.
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