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Sustainable food supply chains

This book synthesises the academic literature on sustainable food supply chains and offers quantitative models on topics such as shelf life, vehicle routing and waste management.

Publisher’s summary

Sustainable Food Supply Chains: Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies provides integrated and practicable solutions that aid planners and entrepreneurs in the design and optimisation of food production-distribution systems and operations and drives change toward sustainable food ecosystems.

With synthesised coverage of the academic literature, this book integrates the quantitative models and tools that address each step of food supply chain operations to provide readers with easy access to support-decision quantitative and practicable methods.

 

Reference

Accorsi, R. and Manzini, R. (eds.) (2019). Sustainable Food Supply Chains: Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies. Academic Press, Cambridge.

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