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Food supply chain management

Author: Michael A Bourlakis; Paul W H Weightman
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Ames, Iowa USA : Blackwell Pub, 2007.
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"Food Supply Chain Management" brings together the most important of these disciplines and aims to provide an understanding of the chain, to support those who manage parts of the chain and to enhance the development of research activities in the discipline. "Food Supply Chain Management" follows a 'farm to fork' structure. Each chapter starts with aims and an introduction and concludes with study questions that  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Bourlakis; Paul W H Weightman
ISBN: 9780470995556 0470995556
OCLC Number: 1026962843
Description: Online Ressource (xix, 236 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface. Foreword. Contributors. 1. Introduction to the UK Food Supply Chain: M. Bourlakis and P. Weightman. 2. The Food Consumer and the Supply Chain: D. Marshall. 3. Perceived Risk and Product Safety in the Food Supply Chain: M. Brennan and S. Kuznesof. 4. Procurement in the Food and Drink Industry in the Early 21st Century: J. Allinson. 5. The UK Livestock System: D. Harvey. 6. UK Crop Production: S. Wilcockson. 7. Food Manufacturing: D. Hughes. 8. Food Retail, Wholesaling and Catering: J. Dawson. 9. Partnerships and Alliances in UK Supermarket Supply Networks: R. Duffy and A. Fearne. 10. New Product Development and Information Technology in Food Supply Chain Management: The Case of Tesco: M. Francis. 11. Third Party Logistics in the Food Supply Chain: A. C. McKinnon. 12. Temperature Controlled Supply Chains: D. Smith and L. Sparks. 13. Factors Influencing Supply and Demand for Organic Foods: G. Butler, H. Newton, M. Bourlakis and C. Leifert. 14. The US Food Supply Chain: J. R. Stock. 15. The Future of the Food Supply Chain Management: C. Bourlakis and M. Bourlakis. Index
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Bourlakis and Paul W.H. Weightman.


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