Food supply chain management and logistics :

Dani, Samir.

Food supply chain management and logistics : from farm to fork / Samir Dani. - London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2015. - xviii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to food supply chains -- Food production -- Food manufacturing -- Food retailing -- Food logistics -- Challenges in international food supply chains -- Collaboration and relationships -- Food sourcing and procurement -- Risk management -- trends in food supply chains -- Food regulation, safety and quality -- Food innovation -- Sustainability challenges in food supply chains -- Food sector and economic regeneration -- ood security and future challenges --

"It is important for the food industry to innovate both with regards to demand management and sustainability of food sources for a growing population. Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics covers the food supply chain from "farm" to "fork," taking into consideration the various challenges and supporting mechanisms to make sure the food that reaches the consumers' plates is safe. This book explores key aspects of food supply chains from a management and social perspective, including: Food supply chains: production, manufacturing Food logistics Food regulation, safety and quality Food sourcing Food retailing Risk management Food innovation Technology trends Food sector and economic regeneration Challenges in International food supply chains Triple bottom line trends in the food sector Food security and future challenges"-- "With the growth of the food industry come unique logistics challenges, new supply routes, demand dynamics and investment re-shaping the future of the food logistics industry. It is therefore important for the food industry to innovate both with regards to demand management and sustainability of food sources for a growing population. Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics is an exciting new text that provides an accessible and essential guide to food supply chain management, considering the food supply chain from 'farm' to 'fork'. Samir Dani shows the reader how to stay ahead of the game by keeping abreast of global best practice, harnessing the very latest technology and squeezing efficiency and profit from increasingly complex supply chains. This book covers essential topics in food supply chain management, including: food supply chain production and manufacturing; food logistics; food regulation, safety and quality; food sourcing; food retailing; risk management; food innovation; technology trends; food sector and economic regeneration; challenges in International food supply chains; triple bottom line trends in the food sector; food security and future challenges"--

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Produce trade
Produce trade
Food supply.
Business logistics.
Production & Operations Management.
Management.
Distribution.
Facility Management.
Management Science.--Management.--Marketing.

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