Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The JMTRANSLOG (Journal of Transportation and Logistics Management) is published by Trisakti Institute of Transportation and Logictics as a scientific responsibility and the embodiment of “Tri Dharma”  of higher education. This journal publishes scientific articles in transportation management and logistics. 

The scope of the article includes:

  1. Transport Management
  2. Multimodal Transport Management
  3. Logistics Management
  4. Supply Chain Management 
  5. Transport and Tourism Management
  6. Transport and Environmental

The research is viewed through macro or micro transportation management  perspectives from various aspects, such as: operational, production, human resources, marketing, consumer services, finance, and strategic management.

The editor has the right to alter the manuscript without changing the essence and will be evaluated by the editorial board and the reviewers. The publication process follows a blind review process.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

  • Reviewer receives double-blind review manuscript (anonymous author) from section editor or secretariat. If it is not suitable with his competencies, the reviewer is entitled to refuse the manuscript and recommend it to the other more competent reviewers.
  • One reviewer reviews at least a manuscript and a manuscript at least reviewed by one reviewer.
  • Reviewer reviews script from the aspects of quality and substance writing (not grammatical script), which includes the novelty, originality, usability, also validity citations and bibliography.


Publication Ethics


  • Reporting; authors should report the process and results of their research fairly, clearly, precisely, accurately, thoroughly, and impartially as well as save the data well. Honesty is expected in presenting any data and information listed in content and research results.
  • Originality; authors make a statement that the paper submitted to the journal editor is original (from the author's own ideas), has never been delivered and published in any media, in any language, and not in the process of submission to another publisher. In case of publication duplication and deception, the article is subject to be removed from this journal.
  • Clear sources; authors should mention and ensure that any reading materials used as citations and bibliography are written clearly and completely. Authors are strictly forbidden to quote the writings of others without citing the original source.
  • Responsibility; authors are fully responsible for the data and research writings, in terms of methods, analysis, calculation, and details. If verification is required from editors and reviewers, the authors are willing to answer it clearly, precisely and fairly.
  • Agreement; authors ensure that the names listed in the article are based on contributions of ideas and thoughts every writer and have been approved by the entire team of writers. Any  changes, reductions or additions of author names, should be approved by team of writers. Any other parties contributing fully ( non-substance ) in writing this paper,  the authors express their gratitude to the relevant parties.
  • Punctuality; authors revise the script and edit texts punctually for the sake of discipline and regular journal publication. Otherwise, the authors are ready to take the consequences, which is the delay of journal article publication.
  • Disclosure of conflicts of interest; authors uphold copyright and privacy of one another to avoid conflicts of interest. In the event of a conflict of interest with other parties, the authors must solve it justly and wisely.


  • Neutrality; editor is neutral in selecting and screening manuscript . Editor must be objective and fair to all writers who submitted their written works. Editor is forbidden to be discriminative to the authors in terms of gender, ethnicity, religion, race, inter-group, or nationality.
  • Reporting; editor reports the selection and reviews scripts clearly and accurately to the author based on accuracy, completeness and clarity of reporting of result research and its development, including editing techniques and the use of guidelines for publication and screenwriting.
  • Communicative; editor communicates effectively and efficiently in the process of publishing the journal. Every suggestion and criticism  from authors, reviewers, and journal managers should be addressed clearly, fairly and transparently.
  • Fairness; editor distributes scripts to editor team members and reviewers fairly based on their respective competence.
  • Professional; editor works professionally based on his duties and responsibilities. Editor should understand any policy related to journal publication. Editor ensures that every script has undergone editorial process and review correctly, fairly, and objectively.
  • Responsible; editor takes full responsibility for the success of journal publication. Editor guarantees that every journal article published is a new paper and not a copy, and gives  benefits to those reading and accessing the journals.
  • Disclosure of conflicts of interest; editor upholds copyright and privacy of each other to avoid conflict of interest. Should  a conflict of interest arise with other parties, editor must solve it justly and wisely.


  • Neutrality; reviewer is fair, objective, unbiased, independent, and only in favor of scientific truth. Script  review process is carried out professionally without distinguishing the writer’s background. Reviewer is prohibited to conduct a review of papers involving himself, either directly or indirectly.
  • Professional; reviewer should be critical and professional in assessing a paper ( related to his  expertise ), open about new things, able to keep the secret of the things being assessed, does not take personal advantage of the paper he assesses, as well as has a passion to improve written works. Reviewer has the right to refuse a script if it does not correspond to his expertise. He then can recommend it to the other more competent reviewers in accordance with the scope of publication.
  • Quality assurance; reviewer has a duty to assist editors in improving the quality of paper he reviews. Reviewer analyzes papers on the substance not on grammar, punctuation and typos. Reviewer is required to uphold the basic principles and scientific analysis in the process of reviewing a paper. Reviewer works on the principle of truth, novelty and originality; prioritizes benefit of the paper for the development of science, technology, and innovation; as well as understands the impact of paper on the development of science.
  • Punctuality; reviewer reviews the script and gives response to the editor quickly, expected to be on time. If the time is not enough, the reviewer then informs the editor with clear reason for the sake of discipline and regularity of journal publication.
  • Disclosure of conflicts of interest; reviewer upholds copyright and privacy of each other in order to avoid conflicts of interest. Should  a conflict of interest arise with other parties, the reviewer must finish it justly and wisely.


  • Decision-making; journal managers should define the vision, mission, and goals of the organization in journal publication based on the recommendation of reviewers and the editorial board. To do so, journal managers are neutral and free from conflicts of interest of individuals or groups, business aspects, aspects of ethnicity, religion, race and intergroup (SARA).
  • Freedom; journal managers give freedom to the reviewer and editor to create a harmony at working atmosphere and mutual respect for one another in order to guarantee and protect intellectual property rights, particularly those related to the management of funds received from third parties. Journal managers encourage editors and reviewers to apply the ethics clearance including confidentiality, licensing, and special requirements in research on humans, animals, and other living creatures.
  • Responsibility; journal managers are responsible for the guideline of journal publication policies, starting from the name of issue, scientific scope, script writing style, collaboration, licensing and legal publications, and evaluation of script publication.
  • Promotion; journal managers promote and ensure the sustainability of journal publication. Journal managers are entitled to determine the funding in accordance with the policies and needs of journal publication. In its management, funders do not intervene in terms of issue substance. Source of research and development fund is included in the publication without affecting the reader's perception.
  • Disclosure of conflicts of interest; journal managers uphold copyright and privacy of each other to avoid conflicts of interest. In the event of conflict of interest with other parties, journal managers must finish it justly and wisely.

Further review on ethics of scientific publication, please access Committee On Publication Ethics (COPE).


Subscribe Policy

Jurnal Transportasi & Logistik is an open access scientific journal so that it is free of charge for readers, writers, and anyone accessing full text information in this journal site [See Open Access Policy].


References Management

Each article accepted and published in the Journal of Transportation and Logistics Management  is recommended to use Mendeley application.


Plagiarism Checker

Each article accepted and published in the Journal of Transportation and Logistics Management certainly does not contain elements of plagiarism. Plagiarism checking of each journal article uses plagiarism detector application called Turnitin


Publication Charges

Each article submitted to Journal of Transportation and Logistics Management has no charges to the author. This is applicable since the author conducts submit, pre-review, editing, publication, archiving,  until full text article access to the journal's website


Digital Archiving Policy

To ensure the preservation and security of all articles that are published in this journal, we archive it in LOCKSS.


Indexing and Abstracting

Currently, the Journal of Transportation and Logistics Management has been indexed in Google Scholar, Indonesian Publication Index (IPI)Science and Technology Index (SINTA) Crossref, Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD), Indonesia One Search by PERPUSNAS.


Organization Partners

Jurnal Manajemen Transportasi & Logistik collaborates with Asosiasi Logistik Indonesia (ALI). (MoU)