Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Distribution Scienceopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korea Distribution Science Association (KODISA)



Publication type



17383110, 20937717





How to publish in this journal


JDS publishes original research on issues in distribution economics and distribution management. JDS is an international peer-reviewed journal, which is devoted to contemporary issues in distribution economics, logistics & SCM, distribution information technology, distribution science & innovation, distribution strategy & competitiveness, distribution channel management, traditional market development & management, material & acquisition management, consumer behavior & CRM, retail marketing and information management, manufacturing, wholesaling & retailing management, and social issues. JDS publishes monthly in English. The aim of JDS is to bring together the latest theoretical and empirical research on distribution in the world, and the journal welcomes scholarly/research articles from scholars, researchers and practitioners. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Business and International Management2017Q4
Business and International Management2018Q3
Business and International Management2019Q4
Business and International Management2020Q3
Business and International Management2021Q4
Economics and Econometrics2017Q4
Economics and Econometrics2018Q4
Economics and Econometrics2019Q4
Economics and Econometrics2020Q4
Economics and Econometrics2021Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.672
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.860
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.661
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.765
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20160
Self Cites201715
Self Cites201835
Self Cites201943
Self Cites202087
Self Cites202197
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201715
Total Cites201855
Total Cites2019110
Total Cites2020289
Total Cites2021222
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20160
External Cites per document20170.000
External Cites per document20180.098
External Cites per document20190.222
External Cites per document20200.601
External Cites per document20210.372
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.158
Cites per document20180.270
Cites per document20190.364
Cites per document20200.860
Cites per document20210.661
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201795
Citable documents2018204
Citable documents2019302
Citable documents2020336
Citable documents2021336
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20160
Uncited documents201784
Uncited documents2018157
Uncited documents2019223
Uncited documents2020213
Uncited documents2021207
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201711
Cited documents201847
Cited documents201979
Cited documents2020123
Cited documents2021129
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