Storage assignment in a perishable products warehouse, 2015-2016

The projects is developed in collaboration with the company Due Torri Spa. The aim of this study is the development of an original approach to support decision making during the assignment of products to storage locations in order to minimize the total cost of handling with a particular focus on picking activities.
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PhD Doc. on FSC

The FSC Center supports the formation of PhD Students, whereof research topics are related to the operations management for food products along global supply chains. PhD Students have the opportunity of collaborating with company of the territory in order to set up win-win partnerships with the twofold objectives of developing new logistics solution and finding opportu...
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The Food Supply Chain Center flayer

This is a flyer summarizing the laboratory FSC Center activities for monitoring physical and environmental stresses (1), conducting simulating campaigns of processing and international shipments (2) and measuring the quality and safety of the product at the "table of the final consumer" by ad-hoc sensitive and organoleptic analyses (3). If you are interested contact the Center....
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Food Supply Chain Center at Expo 2015, KIP Int. School and Cittaslow International

The Food Supply Chain Project have presented the main research advancements at the KIP FAO ONU pavillon, EXPO 2015, Milan, on July 23-24. The discussing topics embraced and met the goals of Expo 2015, aiming to respond to the raising questions of how feeding the planet with quality food in a sustainable way. The Food Supply Chain project intends to highlight the role of log...
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Storage of perishable products (permanent project/lab.)

A critical issue in logistics and FSC is the design, management and control of warehousing systems. Recent contributions are presented by the Food Supply Chain Center In particular, Accorsi et al. (2014a) present a supporting decision tool for the design and optimisation of a warehousing system with a special focus on storage allocation and storage assignment problems, ...
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EC Programme, 2015

FUTUREMED is a project under the MED Programme that aims to improve the competitiveness of port systems in the MED area by improving accessibility through technology and procedural innovations, and guaranteeing sustainability of transport. The idea focuses on the realization of interoperable management information systems and on the reduction of externalities. The project in...
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Contacts

Department of Industrial Engineering Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna University Viale del Risorgimento, 2 40136 Bologna   Prof. Eng. Riccardo Manzini Director of the Food Supply Chain Center at UniBO Director of the Warehousing Center at UniBO Professor of Logistics, Operations and Maintenance Engineering E-mail: riccardo.manzini@unibo.it   Eng...
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2nd & 3rd editions of the WFSC 2013 and 2014 including VIDEOs

Third International Workshop on Food Supply Chain   Making Food Supply Chains Efficient, Responsive and Sustainable   San Francisco, CA, November 4 - 7, 2014 The Third International Workshop on Food Supply Chain - WFSC will be held on November 4 – 7, 2014 in San Francisco, CA, USA Traditionally supply chain management has focused on improving responsiveness to c...
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Low Carbon Food Supply Chain

Low Carbon Food Supply Chain Global food demand will double by 2050 and strain agro-food supply chains. The increasing relevance of non-agrarian activities within the food supply chain mandates a systemic perspective for addressing sustainability. We consider the food supply chain as an ecosystem and define more inclusive boundaries. We present a multi-disciplinary design f...
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Closed Loop Traceability

Closed-Loop Traceability Globalization is rapidly changing the metabolism between food and humanity. Food is harvested, processed, packed, and distributed all over the world, across continents, while the distance between the crops and farms and the consumer table increases. Transportation and storage are particularly critical for conservation of food products, which could ex...
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Food Supply Chain Planning

Food Supply Chain Planning The Food Supply Chain project intends to highlight the role of logistics in food production, trasport, storage and distribution operations, and to analyse the food supply chains as a whole, providing planning tools and operative decision support systems to aid the production and distribution of quality and sustainable agro-food products. The laborat...
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