The Japan Logistics Society (Nihon Butsuryu Gakkai: JLS) was established in May 1983 with the aim of studying and promoting both academic and practical research on logistics and related matters based on an interdisciplinary approach. The society is also responsible for disseminating research results as well as addressing conceptual models and technical exchange among the researchers concerned.

The President of the Association is Osamu NISHIZAWA (Waseda Univ.) and there are 513 members (including 449 regular members) as of May 11, 2007.


1. General Description

(1) Foundation and purpose (2) Organization and research fields (3) Activities (4) Membership

2. Summary of Activities

 2.1 Annual Conferences

 2.2 Publications

 (1) Journal of the Japan Logistics Society (2) Annals

3. Contents of Journals (Vol.15)