SJIS-P Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Electronic Systems, University of Aalborg en-US SJIS-P 1901-0990 Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Electronic Logistics Management Information Systems <p>This article delves into the multifaceted landscape of Electronic Logistics Management Information Systems (eLMIS) utilization and the pivotal factors that shape their successful integration within organizations. As technology continues to redefine logistics operations, understanding the dynamics influencing the adoption and implementation of eLMIS becomes paramount for efficient supply chain management. The factors explored in this article include technological infrastructure, user training and competence, data security and privacy, cost considerations, integration with existing systems, organizational culture, change management, and regulatory compliance. A comprehensive analysis of these elements provides insights into the challenges and opportunities organizations face when embracing electronic logistics management systems.</p> <p>In conclusion, the successful implementation of eLMIS relies on a robust technological infrastructure, necessitating organizations to invest in advanced IT frameworks for seamless integration. User training is identified as a critical factor, highlighting the importance of comprehensive training programs to ensure competence among stakeholders. Data security and privacy concerns underscore the need for building trust and implementing robust security measures. Cost considerations play a pivotal role, with organizations seeking cost-effective solutions and a clear return on investment. Integration with existing systems is crucial for smooth information flow, while organizational culture and change management are identified as influential factors, emphasizing the importance of fostering an innovative and adaptive work environment. Regulatory compliance is a key consideration, especially in industries with stringent regulations. In navigating these factors strategically, organizations can foster a holistic approach to eLMIS utilization, optimizing logistics operations and maintaining a competitive edge in the evolving global marketplace. As the logistics industry evolves, addressing and overcoming these influencing factors will be imperative for long-term success.</p> Catherine Armah and Emmanuel G.K. Duncan Copyright (c) 2024 2024-01-18 2024-01-18 36 1 1 14 Emergency Services In Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges And Opportunities <p>Sub-Saharan Africa is faced with unique challenges in emergency services, necessitating a comprehensive understanding of public health and safety. This review systematically analyzes challenges, identifies opportunities, and provides policy insights. The literature review, spanning January 2000 to November 2023, synthesizes findings from 23 studies. Key themes include Infrastructure and Resource Limitation, with inadequate roads and communication addressed by innovations like mobile health and drone delivery. Human Resource Challenges emphasize shortages in trained personnel, addressed by initiatives like telemedicine. Organizational and Policy Challenges highlight fragmentation and suggest workforce strengthening and structured COVID-19 responses. Community Engagement stresses the role of trust and successful initiatives, empowering communities through interventions like tablet-based training. Financial Sustainability reveals funding challenges, prompting innovative mechanisms and sustainable solutions. The conclusion advocates a holistic approach integrating technology, community empowerment, and policy reforms to enhance emergency services in Sub-Saharan Africa.</p> Hafez Adam Taher Copyright (c) 2024 2024-01-18 2024-01-18 36 1 15 29 An Evaluation Of High-Energy Batteries For Light-Duty Electric Vehicles From A Technical Perspective <p>Transportation accounts for a significant and rising share of world energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. CO2 emissions from the combustion of carbon-based fuels in vehicles account for 24% of global energy-related emissions, and transportation's share of global greenhouse gas emissions is expected to approach one-third in the coming decades unless significant changes in transportation energy requirements or carbon intensity are made [1,2]. Transportation energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions might be decoupled by substituting low-net-carbon energy carriers for fossil fuels. Electricity generated from renewable, nuclear, or fossil fuels with carbon capture is one alternative for supplying low-carbon energy for transportation. However, without a practical technique of transmitting power directly to moving cars, electric energy must be distributed through other means. The light-duty transportation energy service, battery performance criteria for usage in a successful light-duty electric car, and current research toward novel high specific energy battery designs are all discussed in this study. Fundamental study might pave the way for a large technological advancement in battery specific energy, which could help battery-electric cars reduce global greenhouse gas emissions dramatically.</p> <p>Light-duty vehicles offer a unique energy service by giving direct access from point A to point B at a reasonable pace. Light-duty vehicles account for the bulk of global travel and more than 85% of travel in the United States [3,4]. As more of the world's population has access to contemporary transportation technologies, the percentage of global mobility done by light-duty vehicles is predicted to rise. Light-duty vehicles must be able to go defined distances without refuelling and must have enough power to complete manoeuvres needed by current transportation infrastructure. The energy service that light-duty cars offer may be assessed by looking at normal driving cycles and statistical data about their use.</p> P.Sathish, B.Chandra Mouli, S.Rajesh, V.Rajasubramanian, R Masilamani Copyright (c) 2024 2024-02-05 2024-02-05 36 1 30 35 Zig Bee- Protocol Based Dataset Acquisition Of Wireless Sensor Network Using Higher Security <p>Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) play a crucial role in gathering data from diverse environments for applications ranging from environmental monitoring to industrial automation. However, ensuring the secure and reliable transmission of data in WSNs is paramount to safeguard sensitive information. This paper presents a novel approach for dataset acquisition in WSNs using the ZigBee protocol with enhanced security measures.</p> <p>The proposed system leverages the ZigBee protocol, a widely adopted standard for low-power, short-range wireless communication in IoT applications. By employing ZigBee, the system achieves efficient and energy-conscious communication among sensor nodes, optimizing data transfer within the network. Furthermore, the implementation integrates advanced security mechanisms to fortify data integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity in the wireless data acquisition process.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Dr. Vijaya N. Aher, Prof. (Dr.) B.K Sarkar, Prof. (Dr.) Reena Singh Copyright (c) 2024 2024-02-13 2024-02-13 36 1 36 42