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Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains by G Stevens, C Mena

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24

Trends in food supply chain management

M. Bourlakis,     Brunel University, UK

A. Matopoulos,     University of Macedonia, Greece

Abstract:

This chapter analyses specific trends in food supply chain management. We focus our analysis on information technology and on sustainability. Relevant applications, implementation practices and challenges are examined in the context of contemporary food supply chains. This analysis will benefit supply chain managers, researchers and other stakeholders involved with the food sector.

Key words

food supply chain management

information technology

RFID

sustainability

trends

24.1 Introduction

Food supply chain management is developing as a research discipline spanning local, regional, national and ...

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