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Intro -- Food Supply Chain Management -- Contents -- Preface -- Forewords -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to the UK Food Supply Chain -- 2 The Food Consumer and the Supply Chain -- 3 Perceived Risk and Product Safety in the Food Supply Chain -- 4 Procurement in the Food and Drink Industry in the early 21st Century -- 5 The UK Livestock System -- 6 UK Crop Production -- 7 Food Manufacturing -- 8 Food Retailing, Wholesaling and Catering -- 9 Partnerships and Alliances in UK Supermarket Supply Networks -- 10 New Product Development and Information Technology in Food Supply Chain Management: The Case of Tesco -- 11 Third Party Logistics in the Food Supply Chain -- 12 Temperature Controlled Supply Chains -- 13 Factors Influencing Supply and Demand for Organic Foods -- 14 The US Food Supply Chain -- 15 The Future of Food Supply Chain Management -- Index.
…one of those titles you really should have read as a professional operating in the supply chain and associated food industry...it is surprising that no authoritative text already covers the food supply chain. The book is clearly laid out stepping through a series of chapters, each of which is well referenced to allow the reader to explore any particular area more deeply. For anyone wishing to understand the food supply chain, the chapters on livestock systems and crop production are essential. This is a good all round text, that is accessible and genuinely covers all aspects of the food supply chain… and should be considered an essential read by any supply chain professional. Control Magazine (The Institute of Operations Management), Vol 31, Number 4, 2005.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.