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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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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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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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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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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2016, Allegrini – Physical/environmental stress analysis in a leading Italian Winery

Allegrini is a leading producer in the Valpolicella Classica area and one of the most highly-regarded and award-winning Italian wineries in the world. Aim of this project is the monitoring of physical and environmental stresses (temperature, humidity, vibrations) collected by winery products during international shipments.
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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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2016, The land-network problem: ecosystem carbon balance in planning sustainable agro-food supply chains

The land-network problem: ecosystem carbon balance in planning sustainable agro-food supply chains   R Accorsi, S Cholette, R Manzini, C Pini, S Penazzi Journal of Cleaner Production 112, 158-171 Highlights • An inclusive definition of the agro-food ecosystem is given with respect to the goal of achieving climate stability. • An original framework...
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Giorgio Gori, 2016

Giorgio Gori is a leading international company operating in international logistics (storage and transportation) with a special focus on worldwide wine distribution . This is a project to monitore and control the physical and environmental stresses (including temperature and humidity) affecting the international shipment of wine adopting different packaging solutions, with a s...
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Food Supply Chain Center at Expo 2015, Food Nutrition Safety and Security

September 5, 2015 - Italian Pavillon Expo 2015, Rho Milan   Granarolo invites prof.Riccardo Manzini and the Food Supply Chain Center to discuss about the role of logistics in food supply chain and nutrition. The invited speakers to this international event were: Adele Rossetti (Director of WFP Italia) Claudio Maffeis (University of Verona) Claire Moquet-Rivi...
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