2014, Conad & CPR pallet pooling for fresh products distribution in retailing

Aim of this project is the development and application of a supporting decision model and tool for the optimisation of the pallet pooling system for fresh perishable products procurement and distribution in a complex retailing system. The project aim is to find the best configuration of the system reducing the global environmental impacts by the evaluation of all contribu...
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2012-2014, Olitalia – Edible oils supply chain and distribution

The Food Supply Chain Center collaborates with Olitalia on several issues and research activities: monitoring environmental and physical stresses affecting international shipments; laboratory and closed-loop simulation of the monitored stressed in order to simulate the effects on products at the place of consumption; sensitive analyses on simulated packages o...
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2013, A computerized tool for deep-lane design in a unit load perishable product storage system

Aim of this project is the development of a supporting decision model and computerized tool for the design and optimisation of a unit load storage system in food and beverage industry. Given the production of batches of products, the tool define the best storage system configuration in agreement with the adoption of deep-lane storage systems. The name of the tool is Lane Op...
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2013, Conad – procurement system. Optimisation and LCA assessment

Conad is a leading Italian company operating in Italy and some other european countries. Aim of this project is the optimisation of the procurement and distribution network of private label products moving from suppliers to final consumers. This analysis includes the measurement and control of environmental impacts in accordance with life cycle assessment (LCA) protocols...
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2012-2013, Giorgio Gori & worldwide distribution of wine

Aim of this project is the monitoring activity of physical stresses affecting wines during international shipments (1). Monitoring activity is followed by the simulation of monitored profiles in the closed-loop simulation systems developed by the Food Supply Chain Center (2): Finally, the protocol of the Food Supply Chain Center organizes a sensorial analysis conducted by a pan...
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