Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Food Networks
An interdisciplinary framework for managing sustainable agrifood supply chains
Eleftherios Iakovou, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dionysis Bochtis, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark
Dimitrios Vlachos, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dimitrios Aidonis, Department of Logistics, Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia, Greece
Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Food Networks provides an up-to-date and interdisciplinary framework for designing and operating sustainable supply chains for agri-food products. Focus is given to decision-making procedures and methodologies enabling policy-makers, managers and practitioners to design and manage effectively sustainable agrifood supply chain networks.
Authored by high profile researchers with global expertise in designing and operating sustainable supply chains in the agri-food industry, this book:
- Features the entire hierarchical decision-making process for managing sustainable agrifood supply chains.
- Covers knowledge-based farming, management of agricultural wastes, sustainability, green supply chain network design, safety, security and traceability, IT in agrifood supply chains, carbon footprint management, quality management, risk management and policy- making.
- Explores green supply chain management, sustainable knowledge-based farming, corporate social responsibility, environmental management and emerging trends in agri-food retail supply chain operations.
- Examines sustainable practices that are unique for agriculture as well as practices that already have been implemented in other industrial sectors such as green logistics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Food Networks provides a useful resource for researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, regulators and C-level executives that deal with strategic decision-making. Post-graduate students in the field of agriculture sciences, engineering, operations management, logistics and supply chain management will also benefit from this book.