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Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics: From Farm to Fork

by Samir Dani Kogan Page
Pub Date:
06/2015
ISBN:
9780749473648
Format:
Pbk 280 pages
Price:
AU$103.00 NZ$106.09
Product Status: Not Our Publication - we no longer distribute
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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.

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to food supply chains;
  • Section - ONE: Food production;
    • Chapter - 02: Food production;
    • Chapter - 03: Food manufacturing;
  • Section - TWO: Operational challenges;
    • Chapter - 04: Food retailing;
    • Chapter - 05: Food logistics;
    • Chapter - 06: Challenges in international food supply chains;
    • Chapter - 07: Collaboration and relationships;
    • Chapter - 08: Food sourcing and procurement;
    • Chapter - 09: Risk management;
    • Chapter - 10: Technology trends in food supply chains;
  • Section - THREE: Sustainability and future challenges;
    • Chapter - 11: Food regulation, safety and quality;
    • Chapter - 12: Food innovation;
    • Chapter - 13: Sustainability challenges in food supply chains;
    • Chapter - 14: Food sector and economic regeneration;
    • Chapter - 15: Food security and future challenges

"The food and drink supply chain comes with its own unique logistics and regulatory challenges. This book analyzes the design and governance of the global food supply chain, and examines the support mechanisms that exist to overcome challenges and make sure food safely reaches the consumer's plate."
Samir Dani is Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Head of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management at the University of Huddersfield. He has experience of leading and working on various EPSRC projects in a diverse range of management issues from supply chain alignment to leadership to e-commerce. Samir has published over 55 articles (journals and conference contributions), book chapters and reports and he has presented widely to both academic and practitioner audiences. He has a mechanical engineering background and previously worked in the Indian automotive industry.