A new book on “Sustainable Food Supply Chain”

Sustainable Food Supply Chains 1st Edition, Edited by Riccardo Accorsi and Riccardo Manzini Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies Description Sustainable Food Supply Chains: Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies provides integrated and practicable solutions that aid planners and entreprene...
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BigDSSAgro 2019

The BigDSSAgro 2019 conference is the third conference in the series devoted to decision support systems in agriculture, which combine Operational Research methods and Big Data techniques to support many real-world decision-making problems in small scale farming, industrial agriculture, smart farms, agri-business supply chains, land use and environmental protection, among ...
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Inauguration of the new production plant – CUCE for CAMST in Parma

The CUCE of the future In April 2019, the new production plant of CAMST located in Vicofertile (Parma) has been inaugurated. Camst is the Italian leading company in the production and distribution of food catering products in agreement th different production processes and technologies. This is the "CUCE of the future", the result of an innovative project of design, pla...
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Companies tour 2019

On May 15, 2019, a selection of the best industrial engineering students from the University of Bologna takes part in a special tour of the infrastructures devoted to the international distribution of Italian wine 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...
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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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Plant design and control in food service industry. A multi-disciplinary decision-support system

Authors: Alessandro Tufano, Riccardo Accorsi, Federica Garbellini, Riccardo Manzini  Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166361518303968 Abstract Every day, thousands of pupils, students, employees, and hospital patients eat food outside their homes that is cooked far from the place of consumption. The food service industry is responsible for supply...
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WFSC 2018 – Australia

5th International Workshop on Food Supply Chains Melbourne, Australia, 4th – 6th December 2018 Held in conjunction with the 26thASOR National Conference for the Australian Society of Operations Research and Defence Operations Research Symposium (ASOR/DORS) 2018 ______________________________________________________________________________ Organizing Institute ...
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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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Picking efficiency and stock safety: A bi-objective storage assignment policy for temperature-sensitive products, 2017

Read the paper (free access at this link) Highlights • Given the increasing attention of consumers to product quality and safetythis paper illustrates. • An original adaptive storage assignment policy for temperature-sensitive products. • An original bi-objective integer programming model addressing storage efficiency and safety. • A policy for warehouses t...
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FSC presentation at “Il trasporto degli alimenti fra logistica ed e-commerce”

On November, 14th, two dissertations have been presented at "Il trasporto degli alimenti fra logistica ed e-commerce". These dissertations were prepared from two students within a partnership between the Food Supply Chain Center (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna) and OITA (Osservatorio Interdisciplinare Trasporti Alimenti). Along with the introduction...
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Food Supply Chain Center at “Innovazione e tecnologia per la logistica di domani” in Milano

On November, 20th, the Food Supply Chain Center will participate at "Innovazione e tecnologia per la logistica di domani".  The event organized by the distribution company Brivio & Viganò will be held in San Siro stadium, in Milano. A delegation of the Food Supply Chain Center will present original studies on the storage and distribution of perishable products dealing wit...
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FSC @ “IL TRASPORTO DEGLI ALIMENTI FRA LOGISTICA ED E-COMMERCE”

A delegation of our Food Supply Chain Center participates at the national event "il trasporto degli alimenti fra logistica ed e-commerce" in Rome today 14th November 2017. We sit together with managers and practitioners from the industrial sector of e-commerce and perishable-products logistics to discuss about new trends and technologies on this industrial field. We prese...
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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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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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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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