A hierarchical data architecture for sustainable food supply chain management and planning

Journal of Cleaner Production, dec.2018 Abstract The agro-food industry is one of the largest parts of the European Union's economy and faces economic and environmental stresses. While food traceability systems (FTSs) inform supply chain actors of product and logistical attributes, large scale implementations are scarce and are do not support active&nb...
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Company Visit 2019 Interporto Amerigo Vespucci & Wine Supply Chain

On May 15, 2019, a selection of the best industrial engineering students from the University of Bologna will take part in a special tour of the Amerigo Vespucci Interport in Livorno thanks to the collaboration of Giorgio Gori Group, a leading company providing logistic services for wine supply chain worldwide, and the Food Supply Chain Center at UniBO.
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2018 sustainability young investigator award to Riccardo Accorsi

Download The Food Supply chain Center is happy to announce that the winner of the 2018 Sustainability Young Investigator Award promoted by the leading International Journal "sustainability" (Impact Factor 2.075) is Dr. Riccardo Accorsi. "Dr. Accorsi is a Senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorum, University...
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Warehouse management system customization and information availability in 3pl companies: A decision-support tool, 2018

Warehouse management system customization and information availability in 3pl companies: A decision-support tool Author(s): Giulia Baruffaldi, (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vicenza, Italy) (Department of Industrial Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy) Riccardo Accorsi, (Depar...
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A bi-objective storage assignment policy for temperature-sensitive products, 2018

Abstract The increasing attention of consumers to product quality and safety raises new challenges for logistics. Enhancing the operation efficiency and mutually ensuring the safety and quality of the handled products are key levers for logistics providers and other operators in temperature-sensitive supply chain. Handling the temperature conditions experienced by th...
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5th Int. WFSC 2018 – Australia Dec. 2018

This is the call for the next Wine Food Supply Chain Council meeting, which will be held as part of Australian Operations Research conference in the week from the 4-7 of December 2018. The web page is: http://www.confer.nz/asor-dors2018/ The 26th National Conference of the Australian Society of Operations Research and the DST Group-led Defence Operations Research Sym...
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Universal Robots – March, 2018

Universal Robots – the leading international company in production and application of cobot (collaborative robot) for industry and automation of production system   from Wikipedia: A cobot[1] or co-robot[2] (from collaborative robot) is a robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace.[3] This is in contrast with other robots, designed t...
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Companies tour 2018

prof.Riccardo Manzini organized the visits of two important companies on April 2018 with a selection of students from Mechanical Engineering and Management Engineering of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Bologna University   System Logistics - Fiorano Modenese (Modena, Italy)System Logistics is a leading global supplier of innovative solutions of intra-l...
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Brivio & Viganò dec. 2017

Brivio & Viganò at UniBO - the leading italian company in food logistics On december 20, 2017 Dr.Eng. Efrem Terraneo, Project Manager in Brivio & Viganò, leading Italian player in the sector of Distribution and Integrated Logistics for food products, presents the new temperature-controlled distribution center - CEDI to the students of Mechanical Engineering of Bologn...
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OITA research and UniBO’s student collaboration/thesis thanks to Lamberet

to the following link the research conducted by a student, Ferdinando Tampieri, of Bologna University on food supply chain and transportation thanks to the interest and collaboration of Lamberet, the leading company in cold transportation and vehicle equipments This is the speech presentation of Ferdinando Tampieri during his master thesis discussion in July, 2017 htt...
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A climate driven decision-support model for the distribution of perishable products, 2017

see the paper (free-access) till sept.2017   Highlights • This paper addresses an open field of research in the supply chain of perishable products. • This paper provides a MILP model for the planning of processing and distribution operations in cold chains. • This paper incorporates the interactions of distribution constraints and climate conditions. ...
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EcoPackLab for sustainable and innovative packaging system

The EcoPackLab project aims to create a sustainable and innovative packaging system for quality improvement of packed food during its storage. The project makes use of both University of Bologna laboratories and industrial supply chains, by means of an integrated and interdisciplinary approach on quality, safety, sustainability and logistics efficiency, that takes advantage...
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Volkswagen Group Italia, April 2017

This is the Claudio de Mayda's speech during the Workshop on Logistics solutions for the students of Management Engineering, Bologna University https://youtu.be/n5Qgc08Qe5M This is the presentation discussed by Dr.Claudio de Mayda, Volkswagen Group Italia. https://youtu.be/yNO1xNqdGU8
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MACFRUT Workshop – Sustainability of Reusable Plastic Containers – The Pooling System of CPR System

on May 10, 2017 - Macfrut (Rimini Fiera). A workshop on sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the pooling system of CPR. The first results of a study conducted by the Food Supply Chain Center. Speakers from UniBO: prof.Riccardo Manzini, Phd student Giulia Baruffaldi and eng. Luca Volpe.     Giulia Baruffaldi, Luca Volpe, Riccardo Manzini - Foo...
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Ikea, April 2017

On April 2017, prof.Riccardo Manzini organized the annual seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Management  during the course of Industrial Logistics (for students in Management Engineering) at the School of Engineering and Architecture. Luigi Manzoli and Marco Monfasani present IKEA group and logistics issues in IKEA Distribution.   The speech/lecture and videos...
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On Reconciling Sustainable Plants and Networks Design for By-Products Management in the Meat Industry, 2017

The following study on Meat Supply Chain has been recently presented during the last conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing by Riccardo Accorsi. Accorsi R., Manzini R., Baruffaldi G., Bortolini M. (2017) On Reconciling Sustainable Plants and Networks Design for By-Products Management in the Meat Industry. In: Campana G., Howlett R., Setchi R., Cimat...
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