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Simulation modelling for food supply chain redesign*

J.G.A.J. van der Vorst,     Logistics, Decision and Information Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

D.-J. van der Zee,     University of Groningen, The Netherlands

S.-O. Tromp,     Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands

Abstract:

Food supply chains are confronted with increased consumer demands for food quality and sustainability. When redesigning these chains the analysis of food quality change and environmental load for new scenarios is as important as the analysis of efficiency and responsiveness requirements. Simulation tools are often used to support decision making in the supply chain (re)design when logistic uncertainties are in place building ...

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