Logistics and supply chain management and research, while still it is in the early stages, are growing rapidly as part of China's transportation and development research. The Eighth International Conference of Chinese Logistics and Transportation Professionals (ICCLTP) is a forum where industry professionals gathered to discuss their perspectives and analyses in this important new research area. ""Logistics: the Emerging Frontiers of Transportation and Development in China"" contains 699 papers presented at this conference held in Chengdu, China from October 8-10, 2008. The topics discussed include: Transportation and Logistic Policy and Strategy, Supply Chain and Transport Operation and Management, Logistics and Transport Information and Technology, Planning Methodology and Simulation Models, Infrastructure and Equipment, and Urban Platform for Logistics and Public Transportation. This proceedings will be valuable to anyone involved in logistics research and the transportation engineering field.