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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WFSC 2013 – Chile

2nd International Workshop on Food Supply Chains Viña del Mar, Chile, March 18th-21st, 2013 Meeting the challenges of the Food Supply Chain with Innovation ______________________________________________________________________________ Organizing Institute Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Conference chairman Alejandro F. Mac Cawley Sc...
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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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A hierarchical data architecture for sustainable food supply chain management and planning

Journal of Cleaner Production, dec.2018 Abstract The agro-food industry is one of the largest parts of the European Union's economy and faces economic and environmental stresses. While food traceability systems (FTSs) inform supply chain actors of product and logistical attributes, large scale implementations are scarce and are do not support active&nb...
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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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Warehouse management system customization and information availability in 3pl companies: A decision-support tool, 2018

Warehouse management system customization and information availability in 3pl companies: A decision-support tool Author(s): Giulia Baruffaldi, (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vicenza, Italy) (Department of Industrial Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy) Riccardo Accorsi, (Depar...
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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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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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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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