Transportation Science and Logistics Section

(SIG) Outstanding Paper in Freight Transportation and Logistics

The TSL Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. The Best Paper Award committee will also select and recommend submissions for the Special Interest Group (SIG) outstanding paper awards.

(SIG) Oustanding Paper in Facility Logistics

The TSL Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. The Best Paper Award committee will also select and recommend submissions for the Special Interest Group (SIG) outstanding paper awards.

(SIG) Outstanding Paper in Urban Transportation Planning and Modeling

The TSL Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. The Best Paper Award committee will also select and recommend submissions for the Special Interest Group (SIG) outstanding paper awards.

(SIG) Outstanding Paper in Air Transportation

The TSL Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. The Best Paper Award committee will also select and recommend submissions for the Special Interest Group (SIG) outstanding paper awards.

Best Paper Award

The TSL Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. The Best Paper Award committee will also select and recommend submissions for the Special Interest Group (SIG) outstanding paper awards.

Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award

The Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award in Transportation Science is awarded at most every second year by the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society to an individual who throughout his or her professional career has made fundamental and sustained contributions to transportation science and logistics, and has influenced the field through her or his writings, teaching, service, and nurturing of younger professionals. 

TSL Dissertation Prize

This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area.