Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Understanding the Challenges of Production, Operation and Sustainability in the Food Industry, Second Edition

  • 5h 31m
  • Samir Dani
  • Kogan Page
  • 2021

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 food apps, big data and blockchain, are discussed. As are wider trends including veganism and local sourcing.

Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics embeds learning using case studies from leading companies such as Cargill, Nestlé and Starbucks. In addition, case studies from sustainable businesses such as Omnom Chocolate and ReFood also feature. The 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 of a range of topics. Online resources include PowerPoint lecture slides.

About the Author

Samir Dani is Professor of Operations Management and Deputy Director of Keele Business School at Keele University, UK. He engages widely with industry and has research interests in supply chain risks, sustainability in supply chains, and the use of technology and business models. He works with the food sector on projects related to food supply risks, food sustainability, and food ecosystems. He has published widely and has presented his research to both academic and practitioner audiences.

In this Book

  • Introduction to Food Supply Chains
  • Food Production
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Retailing
  • Food Logistics
  • Challenges in International Food Supply Chains
  • Collaboration and Relationships
  • Food Sourcing and Procurement
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Trends in Food Supply Chains
  • Food Regulation, Safety and Quality
  • Food Innovation
  • Sustainability Challenges in Food Supply Chains
  • Food Sector and Economic Regeneration
  • Food Security and Future Challenges
  • Additional Reading