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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5th Int. WFSC 2018 – Australia Dec. 2018

This is the call for the next Wine Food Supply Chain Council meeting, which will be held as part of Australian Operations Research conference in the week from the 4-7 of December 2018. The web page is: http://www.confer.nz/asor-dors2018/ The 26th National Conference of the Australian Society of Operations Research and the DST Group-led Defence Operations Research Sym...
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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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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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