Sheffield LSCM about

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Centre is an international research centre that focuses on research, development and application of leading edge multi-disciplinary work which impacts on logistics and supply chain management, nationally and internationally.

Members from Sheffield University Management School work with stakeholders including academics, industrialists, businesses and policy makers on R&D, knowledge exchange, consultancy, executive education and training on key challenges.

Our expertise

LSCM has global expertise in the fields of sustainable supply chains, innovative models and methods, digitalisation, performance measurement and improvement, and logistics and transport. LSCM, in partnership with AREC, has also developed four tools over decades of research. Specific areas of interest and names of the tools can be found below:

Sustainable supply chains
  • Eco-logistics
  • Industrial eco-systems
  • Low carbon and green supply chain
  • Operations management
  • Sustainable development in supply chain
  • Transformational logistics
Innovative models and methods
  • Life cycle assessment and costing
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • OASES methodologies
  • Supply chain mapping, appraisal and diagnostics
  • Supply chain modelling
  • Uncertainty modelling and management
  • Operations research
  • Decision support frameworks
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • E-supply chain (e-commerce, e-business and e-organisation)
  • Knowledge management in supply chain
  • Extended ERP (ERPII)
  • Logistics information systems
  • Big data and data analytics
  • Business intelligence
  • Block chain
  • Cloud systems
Performance measurement and improvement
  • Supply chain accounting
  • Performance management of logistics and supply chain
Logistics and transport
  • Urban logistics
  • Sustainable logistics and freight transport
  • Reverse logistics
  • Sustainable transport

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