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Over the past 18 months, a group of supply chain researchers, in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Supply Chain Quarterly, and DC Velocity have conducted a study measuring movements and rates of growth in the logistics industry. The Logistics Managers Index (LMI) is a tracking metric of logistics activity in the United States.  Specifically, it is a bi-monthly measure of activity, as measured by a survey of supply chain professionals. In this article we present the methodology and the results of the first 18 months of the index.

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Zachary Rogers

Zachary Rogers

Colorado State University

Dr. Zac Rogers is an Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Colorado State University. His primary research interests include the financial impact of supply chain sustainability, emerging logistics technologies, supply chain cyber security and...

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Dale Rogers

Dale Rogers

Arizona State University

Dale Rogers is the ON Semiconductor Professor of Business at the Supply Chain Management department at Arizona State University. He is also the the Director of the Frontier Economies Logistics Lab and the Co-Director of the Internet edge Supply Chain Lab ASU. Dale is...

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Rudolf Leuschner

Rudolf Leuschner

Rutgers Business School

Professor Leuschner is an Associate Professor in the department of Supply Chain Management and the Program Director for the online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program at Rutgers Business School. He is at the forefront of online education as the Faculty...

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