ICLS 2012
Seoul, Korea

The 7th International Congress on Logistics and
SCM Systems

June 7-9, 2012. Seoul, Korea


The Korean Society of
Supply Chain Management


Unfolding the New Era of Business Collaboration



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*  Final Schedule of ICLS 2012 (ver.May 31, 2012)                                                                                                    


*  Tourist(Industry, Seoul City Tour)                                                                                                                        


Conference Chair:

Lee, Young-Hae, Hanyang Univ., Korea


Conference Co-Chair:

Katayama, Hiroshi, Waseda Univ., Japan
Kwon, Ik-Whan G., Saint Louis Univ., USA
Gen, Mitsuo, Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute, Japan


General Chair:

Rim, Suk-Chul, Ajou Univ., Korea


Organizing Committee

Chair: Kim, Seung-Chul, Hanyang Univ., Korea
Co-Chair: Kwon, Oh-Kyoung, Inha Univ., Korea
                Kim, Soo Wook, Seoul National Univ., Korea

Program Committee

Chair: Ko, Chang-Seong, Kyungsung Univ., Korea
Co-Chair: Jeong , Bong-Ju, Yonsei Univ., Korea
                Yang , Jae-Hwan, Univ. of Seoul, Korea

Technical Committee

Chair: Han, Hyun-Soo, Hanyang Univ., Korea
Co-Chair: Kim, Hyun-Soo, Kyonggi Univ., Korea
                Moon, Ilkyeong, Pusan National Univ., Korea
                Lee, Chul-Ung, Korea Univ., Korea


International Advisory Committee:

Aiura, Nobunori, Hokkai-Gakuen Univ., Japan
Azadivar Farhad, Univ. of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Banomyong, Ruth, Thammasat Univ., Thailand
Chen, Jian, Tsinghua Univ., China
Cheng, T.C. Edwin, Hong Kong Polytech Univ., HK
Choi, Thomas, Arizona State University, USA
Chou,Yon-Chun, National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
Disney, Stephen, Cardiff Univ., UK
Fang, Chun-Hsiung, National Kaohsiung Univ. of
   Applied Sciences, Taiwan

Fujimoto, Takahiro, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Goh, Mark National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Gunther, Hans-Otto, Technical Univ. of Berlin, Germany
Hiraki, Shusaku, Hiroshima Shudo Univ., Japan
Ho, Bruce Chien-Ta, National Chung Hsing Univ., Taiwan
Hong, Paul, Univ. of Toledo, USA
Hwang, Hark, KAIST, Korea
Jain, Pramod K., Indian Institute of Technology, India
Kachitvichyanukul, Voratas, AIT, Thailand
Karasawa, Yutaka, Kanagawa Univ., Japan
Kim, Kap-Hwan, Pusan National Univ., Korea
Kim, Tae-Hyun, Yonsei Univ., Korea
Kitaoka, Masatoshi, Kanagawa Univ., Japan
Koh, Siau Ching Lenny, Univ. of Sheffield, UK
Kreowski, Hans-Jörg, Univ. of Bremen, Germany
Kritchanchai, Duangpun, Mahidol Univ., Thailand
Lai, K. K., City Univ. of Hong Kong, HK
Le, Meilong, Shanghai Maritime Univ., China
Lin, Lie-chien, Kaohsiung Univ. of Sci. & Tech., Taiwan
Liu, Baoding, Tsinghua Univ., China
Mak, K.L., Univ. of Hong Kong, H K
Matsumaru, Masanobu, Tokai Univ., Japan
Meyr, Herbert, Univ of Hohenheim, Germany
Min, Hokey, Bowling Green State Univ., USA
Muffatto, Moreno, Univ. of Padua, Italy
Nagel, Pieter J A, Victoria Univ., Australia
Oum, Tae H., Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
Park, Jin-Woo, Seoul National Univ., Korea
Pawar, Kulwant S., Univ. of Nottingham, UK
Piplani, Rajesh, Nanyang Tech. Univ., Singapore
Pujawan, N., Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Tech, Indonesia
Rahman, Shams, RMIT University, Australia
Ratliff, Don, GIT, USA
So, Rick, UC Irvine, USA
Sohal, Amrik, Monash Univ., Australia
Stadtler, Hartmut, Univ. of Hamburg, Germany
Sun L.Y., Xi'an Jiaotong Univ., China
Suzuki, Kuninori, Bunka Fashion Graduate Univ., Japan
Tabucanon, Mario T., AIT, Thailand
Tanchoco, Joe M.A., Purdue Univ., USA
Teo, Chung Piaw, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Tian, Peng, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China
Tiwari, M. K., IIT-Kharagpur, India
Wakabayashi, keizo, Nihon Univ., Japan
Wang, Fan, Sun Yat-sen Univ., China
Whiteing, Tony, Univ. of Leeds, UK
Wu, Wen-Hsiung, National Kaohsiung Univ. of
   Applied Sciences, Taiwan
Wu,Yen-Chun Jim, National Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Taiwan


About ICLS

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 The 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, the 5th Congress by The Korean Society of Supply Chain Management(KSCM) in COEX, Seoul, Korea, June 3-5, 2009, and the 6th Congress by College of Management, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences and co-organized by Association for Commercial Modernization in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 7-9, 2011.
 The 7th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems, ICLS2012 will be hosted by the Korean Society of Supply Chain Management (KSCM) in Seoul, Korea, June 7-9, 2012. The congress aims to provide an international forum for leading researchers, educators, software developers, and practitioners to discuss about the current issues, share ideas and experiences on the latest development; and seek opportunities for unfolding the new era of business collaboration through SCM systems in the global market. This congress cordially invites papers with academic thinking and successful industry cases from researchers, educators, modelers, software developers, users and practitioners in universities, industries and research institutes in logistics and SCM systems field.




Prospective authors should submit an abstract or full paper in English, outlining aims, content and conclusion 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 format of MS Word or Power Point slides. Submissions should be made electronically through e-mail icls2012@kscm.org


Proceedings and Publication

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. In addition, some selected papers after the conference will be invited for publication in the SCI, SSCI listed journals, International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice (IJIETAP), International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPDLM), Maritime Economics & Logistics (MEL), and the official journal of IFLS (International Journal of Logistics and SCM Systems) after the conference. The best paper will be awarded during the conference.


Important due dates

Abstract or Full Paper Submission

March 23, 2012

Notification of Acceptance

April 6, 2012


May 6, 2012

Submission of Final Manuscript

May 13, 2012


Registration Fee


Pre-Registration(by May 6)

Normal Registration
(after May 6)

Regular(including presenting authors and co-authors)



Full time student



Guest/ Spouse


Industry Tour(optional)


Seoul City Tour(optional)


The regular or student registration fee covers attendance of all conference sessions, a CD-ROM of the proceedings, souvenir, refreshments, lunches, welcome dinner and banquet. For each accepted paper, at least one of authors with pre-registration is required and one registration is eligible for maximum two papers. For each additional paper a fee of $50 will be charged.


Special Events

Welcome Dinner: June 7th
Banquet: June 8th(Cruise Dinner on Han River)
Industry Tour: June 9th, 9am~12am
                      (HANJIN Logistics Center-KAL Group)
Seoul City Tour: June 9th, 1pm~6pm

(Details of the tour programs will be announced later.)



Suggested topics include but are not limited to:


International Supply Chain Networks

Procurement and Delivery Strategies

Strategies for Logistics & SCM

Business Collaboration in SCM

Collaborative Planning, Forecasting

and Replenishment

Distribution and Third Party Logistics

Logistics Planning and Control

Supply Chain Performance Assessment

Plant and Warehouse Management

Vehicle Routing & Transportation

Optimization of Logistics & SCM


Lean Logistics

Decision Support Systems for Logistics


Communication Technologies for


e-Logistics, c-Logistics, u-Logistics

Supplier Relationship Management

Product Development for Logistics &


Modeling & Simulation of Logistics &


Material Handling System

Green Logistics

Reliability & Maintainability

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 of Logistics & SCM

Integration of Production and Logistics

Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Reverse Manufacturing and Logistics

Service Supply Chain Management

Sustainable Logistics & SCM Systems




The ICLS 2012 will be hosted by the Korean Society of Supply Chain Management(KSCM), and will be held at the International Convention Center of KOFST(The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies), Seoul. For more information, please visit:


Recommended Tour

Jeju Island (left-bottom picture), one of the provisional New 7 Wonders of Nature recently selected.  For more information, please visit:






ICLS 2012 Office / The Korean Society of Supply Chain Management (KSCM)

Conference Secretary: Kim, Mi-Jung (icls2012@kscm.org or kscm@kscm.org)

Tel: +82-31-438-5269, 400-4506  Fax: +82-31-406-1089  website: www.kscm.org/ICLS2012

Address: Room 532, Engineering Building 5, Hanyang University, 1271, Sa 3 Dong, Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, S. Korea, 426-791.