The Logistics Managers Index (LMI) is a monthly metric of logistics activity in the United States, as measured by a survey of supply chain professionals. Over the past 3 years, a group of supply chain researchers, in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Supply Chain Quarterly, and DC Velocity have been periodically collecting, calculating, and publishing the results of LMI. In this article we present how the LMI can be utilized as a leading indicator of the economic activity in U.S.
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...
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 of the Frontier Economies Logistics Lab and the Co-Director of the Internet edge Supply Chain Lab ASU. He is...
Steven Carnovale, Jr.
Rochester Institute of Technology
Dr. Steven Carnovale, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to joining RIT, Dr. Carnovale was Nike Professor of Supply Chain Management at Portland State University from Sept...
University of Nevada, Reno
Dr. Ron Lembke, is the Chair of the Managerial Sciences Department in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, and an Associate Professor of Operations Management. Ron has written extensively on Reverse Logistics, and is co-author, with Dale Rogers, of...
Rutgers Business School
Professor Rudolf Leuschner is an Associate Professor 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 creator of the Supply Chain Management MOOC...
Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt
Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt is a Dean’s Research Professor and the Chair of the Marketing Department at Rutgers Business School. He has an outstanding interdisciplinary research record, and currently serves as the founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of Rutgers Business Review (RBR)...
Supply Chain Management
by Melda Ormeci Matoglu
In today’s supply chains, there are a lot of uncertainty. The proliferation of products, build-to-order, shorter order-to-delivery cycles, and increased...