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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Nutrition and food safety, November 8 2016 – “The role of logistics”

Professor Riccardo Manzini, Director of the Food Supply Chain Center, is one of the speakers and participants of the workshop on Nutrition and Food Safety, organized by Granarolo Group. https://youtu.be/P-Eg3gtHOGo Speech by Riccardo Manzini, Director of the Food Supply Chain Link to the slide show including animation and videos https://youtu.be/CX6pU5AwM3E &...
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DEADLINE EXTENSION: Call for papers – SDM’2017 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing Bologna, Italy 26-28 April 2017

DEADLINE EXTENSION (November 30, 2016) SDM'2017 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing Bologna, Italy 26-28 April 2017   We are pleased to announce the SDM17 taking place in Bologna, Italy, from April 26 to April 28 ,2017, organized by KES International in partnership with Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. SDM-2017 will con...
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Projects & collaborations with companies

The Food Supply Chain Center collaborates with several food companies on many issues and problems, e.g. the development of innovative packaging solutions and technologies, distribution network design and optimisation, new products and processes, control and reduction of environmental impacts, measuring the quality and safety of a food supply chain “from farm to fork”. ...
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Catering – CAMST Soc.Coop.srl, 2016/2017

CAMST Soc.Coop.Srl Duration of the project: 2 year (2016/2017) Development of new solutions and technologies for the production and distribution of food products in a leading Italian catering company. The aim of this project is the design of the "centralized kitchen of the future" including new products, processing tasks, technologies, production system layouts, handling ...
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Outcomes from the Fourth International Workshop on Food Supply Chains (South Africa WSFC2016)

Outcomes from the Fourth International Workshop on Food Supply Chains (WSFC2016) This workshop hosted the annual meeting of the International Wine Supply Chain Council. This is a research organization composed by supply chain professionals involved in the improving of the international supply chains for wine. Since its foundation, the Council members understood the value of ...
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Industry 4.0, BigData & data analytics

October 12, 2016 - Cineca Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna) Riccardo Accorsi (Department of Industrial Engineering) and Marco Patella (Department of Computer Science and Engineering) present a speech by the title "Big data and data analytics: challanges and opportunities" including Food Supply Chain. Link to the event  
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4 research and paper contributions on next WFSC in South Africa – Sept. 2016, from Food Supply Chain Center

This is the list of research contributions conducted by the Food Supply Chain center and presented at the incoming 4th WFSC in South Africa, September 2016. More info about the International Event on the following link -------- Sustainable Land-use planning optimization integrating residential areas, urban mobility and food resources in a closed ecosystem Stefano Penaz...
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July & August 2016 – NEW Temperature and vibrations monitoring TASKS

During July and August 2016, The Food Supply Chain Center is monitoring several journeys 6, i.e. international shipments, of referee and standard containers of wines and milk-based products. Some exemplifying shipments: .Italy-Sweden, multi-modal transportations and multiple packages .Italy-South Korea .Italy-New Zeland .Italy-Shanghai (rferee container+4°C) For ...
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