Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The South African Journal of Industrial Engineering (SAJIE) publishes articles with the emphasis on research, development and application within the fields of Industrial Engineering and Engineering and Technology Management. In this way, it aims to contribute to the further development of these fields of study and to serve as a vehicle for the effective interchange of knowledge, ideas and experience between the research and training oriented institutions and the application oriented industry. Articles on practical applications, original research and meaningful new developments as well as state of the art surveys are encouraged.


Section Policies


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Guest Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Feature Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

General Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Studies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All articles are subjected to a double blind peer review process. The review also inludes plagiarism test conducted at various points in the process.


Publication Frequency

Hard-copy editions of SAJIE are compiled in print format three times per year. In 2016, a special edition will also be publisehd, containing selected research from local related conferences.


Open Access Policy

SAJIE is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.


Advertisements in SAJIE

SAJIE places a limited number of advertisements in each edition. These advertisements are limited to accredited academic institutions and programmes and conferences relevant to the target audience of graduate industrial engineers. For availability and applicable rates, please contact the Editor at corne@sun.ac.za.

Please note that although these advertisements are accommodated in SAJIE as a service to the professional community of industrial engineers, at no point does this imply an endorsement of the products and/or providers by the Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering.


Impact Factor

SCImago Journal & Country Rank


Digital Preservation

South African Journal of Industrial Engineering. This journal is in the process of migrating from the Stellenbosch University preservation platform to the PKP PN (Preservation Network) platform.



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