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Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics

From Farm to Fork

Samir Dani

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Understand how food gets to the table with this comprehensive overview of the design, governance, innovations, and future challenges of the food supply chain.

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About the book

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 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.

Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics 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. Samir Dani was awarded the 2015 Prix des Associations for writing this book which has been commended for its comprehensive coverage of the design, governance, supporting mechanisms and future challenges in the food supply chain.


Table Of Contents

    • 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



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749473648
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd June 2015
  • Paperback
  • Format: 232x156
  • 280 pages

About the Author

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 research projects in a diverse range of management and supply chain related topics. He has experience of working on projects related to food supply chain risks, food sustainability and food value chains. Professor Dani has published widely and has presented to both academic and practitioner audiences. He has also worked in the manufacturing sector.


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