Selected publications and working papers


J1. Lim, S.F.W.T., Richards, T.J., Rabinovich, E. and Choi, M. 2022. Scan Based Trading and Bargaining Equilibrium: A Structural Estimation of Supply Chain Profit. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 24(4): 2328-2348.

  • Finalist for Service Science Best Cluster Paper at 2019 Institute for Operations Research & Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting

J2. Lim, S.F.W.T., Rabinovich, E., Park, S. and Hwang, M. 2021. Shopping activity at warehouse club stores and its competitive and network density implications. Production and Operations Management, 30(1): 28-46.

  • Best Applications-oriented Paper at 2019 Annual European Decision Sciences Institute (EDSI) Conference
  • Chris Voss Best Paper at 2018 EurOMA Conference

J3. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Srai, J.S. 2018. Examining the anatomy of last-mile distribution configuration in e-commerce omnichannel retailing: A supply network configuration approach. International Journal of Operations & Production Management38(9): 1735-1764.

  • 2018 IJOPM Highly Commended Paper [Runner-up for outstanding paper of the year]
  • Harry Boer Best Student Paper at 2016 EurOMA Conference 
  • Editor’s cut (from 00:25:30):

J4. 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 Management48(3): 308-322.

  • Highly Commended Paper at 2015 International Symposium on Logistics
  • Second most downloaded article in IJPDLM for 2018
  • Featured in Operations, Logistics & Quality eJournal Collection 2021 by Emerald Publishing as “Highly Downloaded”
  • More than 35,000 downloads since March 2018

Practitioner-oriented Journal

P1. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Pyke, D. 2022. The 4th channel: Automatic home replenishments and its implications for supply chain cost and customer convenience. Accepted at Management and Business Review.

P2. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Winkenbach, M. 2019. Configuring the last-mile in business-to-consumer e-retailing. California Management Review, 61(2): 132-154.

  • 2018 Meritorious Paper, Industrial Logistics Category, by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

P3. Lim, S.F.W.T., Wang, L. and Srai, J.S. 2017. Wal-Mart’s omni-channel synergy. Supply Chain Management ReviewSeptember/October: 30-37.

Invited Monograph

P4. 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. Prof. Charles Corbett (former Editor-in-chief).

Pedagogical Cases

T1. Lim, S.F.W.T. and Van-Fossen, K. 2022. Run like clockwork: A balancing act between onboarding demand and capacity. The Case Centre. (Case reference: 622–0011–1; Teaching note reference: 622–0011–8)

  • Supported by the 2020 Case Writing Scholarship, competitively awarded by The Case Centre
  • Case spotlight feature in The Case Centre‘s June 2022 Issue of Connect

In-Review/Working Papers

W1. Lim, S.F.W.T., Gao, F. and Tan, T.F. 2021. [Title removed to protect review process]. Under fourth review after minor revision at Management Science.

  • Accepted for presentation at 2021 MSOM Service Management SIG Conference (10% acceptance rate)

W2. Lim, S.F.W.T., Wang, Q. and Webster, S. 2021. [Title removed to protect review process]. Under third review after major revision at Production and Operations Management.

W3. Lim, S.F.W.T., Rabinovich, E., Lee, S. and Park, S. 2020. [Title removed to protect review process]. Under second (major) revision at Management Science.

  • Accepted for presentation at MSOM Sustainable Operations SIG Conference

W4. With T., Wang., Hu, K., Lim, Y.F. and Yu, Y. 2022. [Title removed to protect review process]. Under revision.

W5. With Park, S., Rabinovich, E. and Sousa, R. 2022. The value of home delivery subscription services: Evidence from an omnichannel retailer.