Selected Publications

Journal
1. Lim, S.F.W.T and Srai, J.S. 2017. Examining the anatomy of last-mile distribution configuration in e-commerce omnichannel retailing: A supply network configuration approach. International Journal of Operations & Production Management (Forthcoming) ( Harry Boer Best Student Paper at 23th EurOMA Conference ).

2. Lim, S.F.W.T., Jin, X. and Srai, J.S. 2018. Consumer driven e-commerce: A literature review, design framework, and research agenda on last-mile logistics models. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management,48(3): 308-322 ( Highly Commended Paper at 20th ISL ).

Working Papers/ In-Review
3. Lim, S.F.W.T., Lawson, B. and Barratt, M. 2016. Governance of last-mile delivery networks in e-commerce retailing (in-preparation for submission).

4. Lim, S.F.W.T., Rabinovich, E., Park, S. and Hwang, M. 2017. [Title removed to protect review process] (invited to revise and resubmit) ( Chris Voss Highly Commended Paper at 25th EurOMA Conference ).

5. Lim, S.F.W.T., Richards, T.J., Rabinovich, E. and Choi, M. 2018. Scan-based trading and bargaining power: A structural model of vertical retail supply relationships (in-preparation for submission).

Work-in-Progress
6. With Rabinovich, E., Park, S. and Lee, S. Food waste platform analytics: A multiple discrete-continuous choice analysis of product assortment and expenditure decisions (main analysis). 

7. Long tail in omnichannel retailing (initial analysis).

Invited Monograph
1. Lim, S.F.W.T., Rabinovich, E., Rogers, D.S. and Laseter, T.M. 2016. Last-mile supply network distribution in omnichannel retailing: A configuration-based typology. Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management,10(1): 1-87.

Practitioner-oriented Journal/Book Chapter
2. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Winkenbach, M. 2019. Configuring the last-mile in business-to-consumer e-retailing. California Management Review (Forthcoming) ( 2018 Meritorious Paper, Industrial Logistics Category, by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport ).

3. Lim, S.F.W.T., Wang, L. and Srai, J.S. 2017. Wal-Mart's omni-channel synergy. Supply Chain Management Review, September/October: 30-37.

4. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S. 2015. E-commerce last-mile supply network configuration and logistics capabilities. In: Kersten, W.,T. Blecker, and Ringle, C.M., Innovations and Strategies for Logistics and Supply Chains. Hamburg: epubli, 59-90.

5. Lim, S.F.W.T. 2016. Demystifying what makes the UK market attractive for e-commerce: The case of UK and US. In: Gelder, P. v., and Whitehouse, C., The Future of the UK Delivery and Postal Sector: Competition, Regulation and Innovation. London: Westminster Business Forum, 66-67.

Conference Presentation

1. Lim, S.F.W.T., Richards, T.J. and Rabinovich, E. "Scan-based trading and bargaining power"

  • DSI Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA, Nov 2018.
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, Nov 2018.
  • 29th POMS Annual Conference, Houston, USA, May 2018.

2. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Rabinovich, E. "An analysis of shopping behavior at warehouse-club stores and its store-network-density implications"

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, USA, Nov 2018.
  • MSOM Conference, The University of Texas at Dallas, July 2018.
  • 25th EurOMA Conference, Budapest, Hungary, June 2018
  • 28th POMS Annual Conference, Seattle, USA, May 2017.

3. Lim, S.F.W.T.  "Long tail in omnichannel retailing: A field study on showroom, sales dispersion, and distance",  25th EurOMA Conference, Budapest, Hungary, June 2018.

4. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S . "Examining the anatomy of last-mile distribution configuration in omnichannel retailing",  77th Academy of Management Meeting, Atlanta, USA, August 2017.

5. Lim, S.F.W.T., Lawson, B. and Barratt, M. "Revisiting theories of governance for last-mile supply networks in omnichannel retailing",  77th Academy of Management Meeting, Atlanta, USA, August 2017.

6. Lim, S.F.W.T., Srai, J.S. and Rabinovich, E. "Examining  the anatomy of last-mile distribution configuration in omnichannel retail operations: A supply network configuration and contingency perspective",  23rd EurOMA Conference, Trondheim, Norway, June 2016.

7. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S. "Governing  digital last-mile supply networks in omnichannel retail operations: How the transaction cost and resource-based theories of the firm inform governance choices",  23rd EurOMA Conference, Trondheim, Norway, June 2016.

8. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Rabinovich, E."Last-mile supply network distribution in omnichannel retailing: A configuration-based typology", 27th POMS Annual Conference, Orlando, USA, May 2016.

9. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S. "Last-mile supply chain configuration and logistics capability: Conceptual framework", Proc. 10th Hamburg International Conference on Logistics, Hamburg, Germany, Sep 2015.

10. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S. "A network configuration perspective on  e-commerce driven last-mile supply chains: Key configuration dimensions and mapping toolset", Proc. 20th Logistics Research Network Conference, Derby, UK, Sep 2015.

11. Lim, S.F.W.T., Jin, X. and Srai, J.S. "Last-mile logistics structures: A literature review and design guideline", Proc. 20th International Symposium on Logistics, Bologna, Italy, Nottingham University Business School, 424-432, July 2015.

updated May 25, 2018