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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Accelerated life testing for packaging decisions in the edible oils distribution, 2017

free download till June 17, 2017 (use this link) more info at the following link Highlights • In long-ray shipments thermal stress can compromise the performance of packaging. • Reliability of a packaging is the ability to respond to stresses throughout the logistic process. • Three applications of ALT analysis to food packaging for edible oils are illustrate...
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Workshop on logistics – IKEA Distribution & Volkswagen Group Italia

During the 2017 edition of the industrial logistics (professor Riccardo Manzini) course the annual workshop on logistics is traditionally planned with some speeches by company managers: .IKEA Distribution (Piacenza), 10 April (Aula TA012 11 AM) .Vokswagen Group Italy (Verona), 11 April (Aula TA02 02.30 PM). The location School of Engineering and Architecture, via Terra...
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Call for papers on “Food Supply Chain & Food Industry”, Special Issue on SUSTAINABILITY – int.Journal ISI-SCOPUS

Sustainability in Food Supply Chain and Food Industry Sustainability in Food Supply Chain and Food Industry (link to the flyer), sustainability Journal (Impact Factor, 1.343 - 2015) Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2017 This is a call for papers for contributions on food supply chain and food industry in a very important international journal: ...
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SIMULATING INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS OF VEGETABLE OILS, 2017

FULL paper download Simulating international shipments of vegetable oils: focus on quality changes Z. Ayyad, E. Valli, A. Bendini, R. Accorsi, R. Manzini, M. Bortolini, M. Gamberi, T. Gallina Toschi Abstract This investigation evaluated the quality changes of commercial vegetable oils after different simulated shipments. In particular, the oils were placed in co...
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2016, Food Supply Chain, Dairy products

A Closed-Loop Traceability System to Improve Logistics Decisions in Food Supply Chains: A Case Study on Dairy Products R. Accorsi, E. Ferrari, M. Gamberi, R. Manzini and A. Regattieri in Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies 1st Edition Improving Quality Throughout the Food Chain Editors: Montserrat Espiñeira Francisco Santaclara ...
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Companies tour 2017

prof.Riccardo Manzini organized the visits of two important companies on February 2017 with a selection of students from Mechanical Engineering and Management Engineering of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Bologna University. Amazon Fulfillment Center (Piacenza, Italy) The first visited distribution center (DC) is the DC of Amazon located in Piacenza, named MP...
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Conad, December 2016

On December 2016, prof.Riccardo Manzini organized the annual seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Management  during the course of Industrial Logistics (for students in Mechanical Engineering) at the School of Engineering and Architecture. In particular, Andrea Mantelli, Director of the Supply Chain of Conad Consorzio Nazionale, presented two case studies conducted for traceab...
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Swisslog WDS & IMA, December 2016

On December 2016, prof.Riccardo Manzini organized the annual seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Management  during the course of Industrial Logistics (for students in Mechanical Engineering) at the School of Engineering and Architecture. In particular, Massimo Cecchinato (Swisslog WDS) and Daniele Zanarini (IMA SpA), presented a case study on the design of an automated s...
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