About these proceedings
The proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Services Sciences (LISS’2014) gather 259 papers on the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of logistics, informatics, service operations and service science. The books is divided into four main sections focusing on different aspects: Service Management, Logistics Management, Information Management, and Engineering Management. It also covers ten special sessions: Advanced Management Decision Making Techniques and Application; Freight Transportation and Information Technology; Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and Supply Chain Management; Innovation in Service Science; Comprehensive Service; International Trade and Investment of Service Industries Theories and Practices,Trends and Strategies; Supply Chain Management, Industrial Economy and Urban Logistics; Management Process OptimizationModeling & Data Analysis; Logistics Management & IOT TechnologyApplication; and Digital Publishing & Media. The papers in each section describe state-of-art research works that are often oriented towards real-world applications and highlight the benefits of related methods and techniques for developing the emerging field of service science, logistics and informatics.