Journal of the Operations Research Society of China is the flagship journal of the Operations Research Society of China. Its primary goal is to promote researches and applications of all aspects of operational research. This journal provides a forum for practioners, academics and researchers in operational research and related fields. It will reflect the rapid social and economic development of China and lead to new problems and challenges which require new operations research methodology and techniques. It will publish 4 issues of one volume per year, including invited reviews, regular papers, short communications, book reviews and so on.