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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OITA research and UniBO’s student collaboration/thesis

to the following link the research conducting by a student of Bologna University on food supply chain and trasnsportation OITA e ricerca: la prima tesi 13 aprile 2017 Marco Comelli In queste settimane hanno preso il via due progetti con il Centro di Ricerca sulla Supply Chain degli Alimenti dell’Alma Mater Studiorum di Bologna, il cui direttore è il professor ...
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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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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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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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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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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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4th Int. WFSC 2016 – South Africa Sept. 2016

Fourth International Workshop on Food Supply Chain (WFSC 2016) Stellenbosch, South Africa, September 11th to 16th, 2016 Food for thought: Information for Smart Solutions to solve Big Problems The Fourth International Workshop on Food Supply Chain (WFSC 2016) will be held September 11th to 16th in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The first workshop was held in Ber...
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Sustainable Agro-Food Supply Chain Compensating Carbon and Energy

Project Food Sustainability: Sustainable Agro-Food Supply Chain Compensating Carbon and Energy 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...
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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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