Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains

Carlos Mena

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Synopsis: Many factors, including increasing internationalization and the need to secure consumer confidence, are driving innovation in food supply chains. Advances in information and communication technologies and research into supply chain management are creating new opportunities for food businesses to make their operations more successful. This book reviews developments in the area of food supply chains, which will assist industry in meeting consumer demands for shelves constantly stocked with fresh, safe, high quality foods. Chapters cover a wide range of topics, from relationships in the supply chain, to quality management systems and voluntary initiatives for supply chain sustainability.

Key Features: considers the fundamental role of relationship management in supply chains including an overview of performance measurement in the management of food supply chains; disscusses the alignment of supply and demand in food supply chains and reviews sales and operations planning and marketing strategies for competitive advantage in the food industry; provides an overview the effective use of new technologies and those that will be used in the future to deliver food sustainably and reliably.

Contents: Delivering performance in food supply chains: an introduction. Part 1 Managing relationships in the food supply chain: Performance measurement in the management of food supply chain relationships; Living with power imbalance in the food supply chain; Supplier safety assessment in the food supply chain and the role of standards; Understanding innovation in food supply chains. Part 2 Aligning supply and demand in food supply chains: Sales and operations planning for the food supply chain: case study; Food supply chain planning, auditing and performance analysis; Aligning marketing and sourcing strategies for competitive advantage in the food industry. Part 3 Managing processes efficiently and effectively in the food supply chain: Value chain analysis of the UK food sector; Improving responsiveness in food supply chains; Reducing product losses across the food supply chain; Methods for assessing time and cost in a food supply chain; Improving food distribution performance through integration and collaboration in the supply chain. Part 4 Maintaining quality and safety in food supply chains: Enhancing consumer confidence in food supply chains; Quality and safety standards in food supply chains; Developments in quality management systems for food production chains. Part 5 Using technology effectively in food supply chains: Role of diagnostic packaging in food supply chain management; Advances in the cold chain to improve food safety, food quality and the food supply chain; Simulation modelling for food supply chain redesign; The adoption of e-business solutions in food supply chains; Radio frequency identification (RFID) as a catalyst for improvements in food supply chain operations. Part 6 Delivering food sustainably and responsibly: Reducing the external costs of food distribution in the United Kingdom; Fair trade and beyond: voluntary standards and sustainable food supply chains; Trends in food supply chain management.

Product Description: Food and drink supply chains are complex, continually changing systems, involving many participants. They present stakeholders across the food and drinks industries with considerable challenges. Delivering performance in food supply chains offers expert perspectives to help practitioners and academics to improve their supply chain operations.

The Editors have identified six key challenges in managing food and drinks supply chains. Each section of the book focuses on one of these important issues. The first chapters consider the fundamental role of relationship management in supply chains. The next section discusses another significant issue: aligning supply and demand. Part three considers five different approaches to effective and efficient process management, while quality and safety management, an issue food companies need to take very seriously, is subject of the next section. Parts five and six review issues which are currently driving change in food supply chains: the effective use of new technologies and the desire to deliver food sustainably and responsibly.

With expert contributions from leaders in their fields, Delivering performance in food supply chains will help practitioners and academics to understand different approaches in supply chain management, explore alternative methods and develop more effective systems.

  • Considers the fundamental role of relationship management in supply chains including an overview of performance measurement in the management of food supply chains
  • Discusses the alignment of supply and demand in food supply chains and reviews sales and operations planning and marketing strategies for competitive advantage in the food industry
  • Provides an overview of the effective use of new technologies and those that will be used in the future to deliver food sustainably and reliably

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Title: Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains
Publisher: Oxford Elsevier LTD Feb 2010
Publication Date: 2010
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