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 regulation, safety and quality
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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Samir Dani is Head of the Logistics Operations and Hospitality Management program at the University of Huddersfield. He has experience working on research projects with a diverse range of management issues, from supply chain alignment to leadership to e-commerce.Review:
"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." (Jason McDowell Inbound Logistics)
"[A]n eye-opening look at the complexity and criticality associated with feeding people the world over. Right from the outset, the book considers each topic in the context of a balance between advancements and opportunities and the consequences of failure, corruption, and manipulation." (Kelly Barner Buyers Meeting Point)
"International food supply chains are complex and fraught with risks. This book provides an end-to-end examination of food supply chains and logistics, and highlights the challenges faced by international food supply chains. The comprehensive treatment of relevant topics and recent case examples will be extremely beneficial to both practitioners and academics." (Priyesh Patel Managing Director, Cofresh Snack Foods Ltd)
"A comprehensive text covering food supply chains from all perspectives, including logistics, technology, regulation and safety as well as innovation and sustainability." (Professor Samir K Srivastava Professor of Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management)
"A must-read for everybody who wants to address one of the cardinal challenges of humanity: the supply of food. Comprehensive, well researched and rich in up-to-date cases." (Constantin Blome Professor of Operations Management, University of Sussex)
"Read this if you want to know where your food comes from, whether it’s sustainably produced or for an in-depth overview of food production and the retail sector." (Susan Miller Supply Management)
"Samir Dani has provided a perceptive overview of food supply chains and their operations, including topics on innovation and sustainability. This book contains interesting case studies and is an essential read for anyone involved in food and drink production, distribution and retail." (Praful Talera Managing Director, Dynamics Logistics India)
"The food and drink supply chain is a complex place, and the inherent risks are many. Samir Dani has provided an insightful overview supported by relevant case studies, making this an essential text for anyone involved in food and drink production and distribution." (Steve Osborn Principal Consultant, Aurora Ceres Partnership)
"This book offers a comprehensive analysis of logistics and supply chain management in the food industry. Given the criticality of food supply chains, and the risks if not managed properly, managers in the food and adjacent industries will greatly benefit from the thorough analysis. The end-to-end view of food supply chains is well-covered. The topical case examples relate the discussion to practice and are a great source for teaching." (Professor Stephan M. Wagner Chair of Logistics Management and Director Executive MBA, ETH Zurich)
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Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Jun 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - 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 Prix des Associations in 2016 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. 260 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749473648