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Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Understanding the Challenges of Production, Operation and Sustainability in the Food Industry

Understand how food makes it from farm to table with this guide to the food supply chain, its innovations and challenges.
EAN: 9781398600126
Edition: 2
Format: 234x156
320 pages

About the book

First edition WINNER: ACA-Bruel 2015 - Prix des Associations

Food supply chains are integral in ensuring that food makes it from the farm to the table. Understanding how these operate has never been more important.

The new edition of Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics is the guide to all aspects of food supply chains. This book examines food production, operational challenges and the future challenges of the industry and sustainability. The emergence of new technologies, which are key in increasing the efficiency of processes, such as blockchain and data analytics, are discussed. As are wider trends including veganism and local sourcing.

Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics embeds learning using case studies from Cargill, Nestlé and Starbucks. This book is structured to provide readers with an understanding of the basics of food supply chain management and logistics before expanding the scope to cover more a range of topics. Online resources include lecture slides, additional case studies and test questions.

About the authors

Samir Dani is Professor of Operations Management and Head of Marketing, Management, and Organisation at Keele University, United Kingdom. He has experience of leading and working on various research projects in a diverse range of management and supply chain related topics, including projects relating to food supply chain risks, food sustainability and food value chains.