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Development and application of a decision support tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry

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  • In Food-Processing Industries
  • Reduction Of Product Losses Is Important For Improving Profitability And Sustainability
  • This Paper Presents A Decision Support Tool For Analyzing The Effects Of Planning Decisions On The A
  • We Created A Research Framework To Collect And Analyze Data
  • Supporting The Development Of An Excel-Based Decision Support Tool That Helps To Evaluate Different
  • The Tool Was Developed In Co-Operation With And Implemented In A Real-Life Dairy Plant
  • Where The Tool Was Able To Reduce The Planning-Related Losses By Nearly 20%
  • But An Equally Important Result Is The Insight Gained On The Interactions Between Processing
  • Packaging
  • And Intermediate Storage
  • The Framework And Tool Can Easily Be Implemented In Other Situations

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Development and application of a decision support tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry - DTU Orbit (16/02/14) Development and application of a decision support tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry - DTU Orbit (16/02/14) Akkerman, R & van Donk, DP 2008, 'Development and application of a decision support tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry' Journal of Cleaner Production, vol 16, no. 3, pp. 335-342., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2006.07.046

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