Journal Rankings for Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

These rankings have been prepared to assist researchers in choosing a journal for paper submission. The rankings (tiers) for the journals below are based on the University of Sydney Business School Journal Rankings (access available to Business School staff only).

ERA Rank

A* - Best

A - Very high quality

B - Solid (but not outstanding) reputation

C - Quality, peer reviewed

Excellence in Research for Australia Tiers for the Ranking of Australian Journals 2010

ERA FoR Code

Excellence in Research for Australia Field of Research Code List 2010

Impact Factor

The Thomson Reuters Impact Factor 2011


* ITLS staff member(s) currently serving on editorial board.

Tier 4 - Leading journal in field

Journal ISSN (Print) ERA Rank ERA FoR Code Impact Factor
Environment and Planning A 0308-518X A 1205 2.286
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 0095-0696 A 1402 2.196
Journal of the American Planning Association 0194-4363  A* 1205 2.036 
* Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 0022-5258 A 1402 0.949
Journal of Operations Management 0272-6963 A* 1503 4.382
Management Science 0025-1909 A* 806 1.733
Regional Studies 0034-3404 A* 1604 1.187
* Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 0965-8564 A 1507 2.354
* Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 0191-2615 A* 1507 2.859

Tier 3 - Highly regarded journal in field

Journal ISSN (Print) ERA Rank ERA FoR Code Impact Factor
Accident Analysis and Prevention 0001-4575 A* 1117 1.867
Environmental and Resource Economics  0924-6460 A  1402 1.532
European Urban and Regional Studies 0969-7764 A 1604 1.673
International Journal of Logistics Management  0957-4093  B 1503 0.841
International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications 1367-5567 C 1503 n/a
International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management 0960-0035 C 1503 n/a
Journal of Economic Geography 1468-2702 A 1499 3.261
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management  0964-0568  A  502  1.107
Journal of the Operational Research Society 0160-5682 A 1 0.971
Journal of Transportation Engineering 0733-947X B 905 0.620
Journal of Urban Economics 0094-1190 A* 1402 1.892
Land Economics 0023-7639 A 1402 1.300
Naval Research Logistics 0894-069X B 1503 1.038
Production and Operations Management 1059-1478 B 1503 1.301
Regional Science and Urban Economics 0166-0462  A  1402 1.008
Town Planning Review  0041-0020  A*  1205 n/a
* Transportation  0049-4488  A  905 1.023
Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  0968-090X  A  905 1.957
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment  1361-9209  B  1507 1.659
* Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review  1366-5545  B  1507 1.648
Transportation Science 0041-1655  A  1507 1.507
Transportmetrica  1812-8602  A  1507 1.062
 Urban Studies  0042-0980 A*  1205 1.280 

Tier 2 - Well regarded journal in field

Journal ISSN (Print) ERA Rank ERA FoR Code Impact Factor
Annals of Operations Research 0254-5330 B 102 1.101
Computers and Operations Research 0305-0548 A 102 1.720
Energy Policy 0301-4215  B  MD  2.723
European Planning Studies 0965-4313 A 1205 0.679
European Transport Research Review 1867-0717 n/a n/a n/a
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems  1524-9050  B 905 3.452
International Journal of Operations and Production Management  0144-3577  A 1503 1.127
International Journal of Production Economics  0925-5273  A  913 1.760
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation  1556-8318  B 1507 0.951
Journal of Air Transport Management 0969-6997  B 1507  0.907 
Journal of Business Logistics 0735-3766  B 1503 2.352
* Journal of Choice Modelling 1755-5345 n/a n/a  n/a 
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 1741-038X   C 910 n/a
Journal of Public Transportation  1077-291X  B 1507  n/a
* Journal of Transport and Land Use 1938-7849 n/a n/a n/a
Journal of Transport Geography 0966-6923 B 1507  2.538
* Journal of Transport History 0022-5266 B 1507  n/a
Maritime Economics and Logistics 1479-2931 1402  0.902

Maritime Policy and Management

0308-839  C  1605  0.743

Networks and Spatial Economics

1566-113X C 0102 1.109
Public Transport: Planning and Operations  1866-749X n/a n/a n/a
* Research in Transportation Business and Management 2210-5395 n/a n/a n/a
Road and Transport Research 1037-5783 B 905 n/a
Supply Chain Management 1359-8546 1503 1.535
Transportation Planning and Technology 0308-1060  B  905  0.203
* Transport Policy 0967-070X A 1507   1.719
* Transport Reviews 0144-1647 A 1507  1.887
Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour 1369-8478 C 1701 1.989 
Transportation Research Record 0361-1981 A 905  0.471 

Tier 1 - Other recognised journal

Journal

ISSN(Print)

ERA Rank ERA FoR Code Impact Factor

Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics

1355-5855 C 1505 n/a
Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research 0217-5959 C 102 0.250
* European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research 1567-7141  C  1507 0.674 
European Transport / Transporti Europei 1825-3997  C  1507 n/a 
International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation 1741-5373 C 1402 n/a
International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management 1742-7967  C  1503 n/a 
International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management 1082-1910 C 1503 n/a
International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics 1756-6517  n/a  n/a 1.844 
* International Journal of Transport Economics 0303-5247 C 1507 0.345
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 0309-1317 A* 1402 1.399
Journal of Advanced Transportation 0197-6729 A 905 0.643
Journal of Supply Chain Management 1523-2409 B 1503 2.650
Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 1881-1124 C 1507 n/a
Journal of Transportation Management 1058-6199 n/a n/a n/a
Logistics Information Management 0957-6053 n/a n/a n/a
* Research in Transportation Economics 0739-8859 C 1507 n/a
Supply Chain Management Review  1521-9747  n/a n/a n/a
* Transportation Journal 0041-1612 n/a n/a 0.458