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) ( Runner-up, Chris Voss Best 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).

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).

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