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Quality, safety and sustainability in food distribution

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  • A Review Of Quantitative Operations Management Approaches And Challenges
  • The Management Of Food Distribution Networks Is Receiving More And More Attention
  • Both In Practice And In The Scientific Literature
  • In This Paper
  • We Review Quantitative Operations Management Approaches To Food Distribution Management
  • And Relate This To Challenges Faced By The Industry
  • Here
  • Our Main Focus Is On Three Aspects: Food Quality
  • Food Safety
  • And Sustainability
  • We Discuss The Literature On Three Decision Levels: Strategic Network Design
  • Tactical Network Planning And Operational Transportation Planning
  • For Each Of These
  • We Survey The Research Contributions
  • Discuss The State Of The Art And Identify Challenges For Future Research
  • Design


Quality, safety and sustainability in food distribution - DTU Orbit (18/03/14) Quality, safety and sustainability in food distribution - DTU Orbit (18/03/14) Quality, safety and sustainability in food distribution : A review of quantitative operations management approaches and challenges The management of food distribution networks is receiving more and more attention, both in practice and in the scientific literature. In this paper, we review quantitative operations management approaches to food distribution management, and relate this to challenges faced by the industry. Here, our main focus is on three aspects: food quality, food safety, and sustainability. We discuss the literature on three decision levels: strategic network design, tactical network planning and operational transportation planning. For each of these, we survey the research contributions, discuss the state of the art and identify challenges for future research. General information State: Published Organisations: Operations Management, Department of Management Engineering Authors: Akkerman, R. (Intern), Farahani, P. (Intern), Grunow, M. (Intern) Pages: 863-904 Publication date: 2010 Main Research Area: Technical/natural sciences Publication information Journal: OR Spectrum - Quantitative Approaches in Management Volume: 32 Journal number: 4 ISSN (Print): 0171-6468 Ratings: FI (2012): 1 ISI indexed (2012): yes FI (2011): 1 ISI indexed (2011): yes FI (2010): 1 FI (2009): 1 FI (2008): 1 Original language: English DOIs: 10.1007/s00291-010-0223-2 Source: orbit Source-ID: 265050 Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2010

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