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Food Supply Chain Management

Book Description

The key to the success of a company is their ability to co-ordinate the key supply chain i.e their key suppliers and suppliers of suppliers. 'Food and Drink Supply Chain Management' looks specifically at the supply chain in the food and drink industry to provide readers with an understanding of the areas as it is now and its growing importance, and where it is going in the future.

'Food and Drink Supply Chain Management' is the first to take an in-depth view into the supply chain function in the hospitality and food retail sectors. Authored by a range of expert contributors the text looks at issues such as:

* New food processes and GM foods
* Volume catering and JIT (Just In Time) and Food Safety
* Relationships between companies and with stakeholders and responsibilities to these groups
* The internationalisation of the food chain
* The future of the food and drink supply chain and its management

Examples and case studies from large international retail and hospitality organizations are used, such as: Bass, Stakis (Hilton), and Tesco, amongst others, to illustrate good and bad practice.

Table of Contents

  1. Front Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. List of contributors
  7. Foreword by Richard Lamming
  8. Preface
  9. Part 1 The Supply Chain
    1. Chapter 1 The catering and food retail industries: a contextual insight
    2. Chapter 2 Food and society
    3. Chapter 3 The scope and structure of the food supply chain
    4. Chapter 4 Concepts of collaboration: supply chain management in a global food industry
    5. Chapter 5 Current practice: inter-firm relationships in the food and drinks supply chain
    6. Chapter 6 Stakeholders, ethics and social responsibility in the food supply chain
  10. Part 2 The Management of the Supply Chain
    1. Chapter 7 Strategic supply and the management of relationships
    2. Chapter 8 Logistics and information management
    3. Chapter 9 Relationship marketing
    4. Chapter 10 Human resource management in the extended organization
    5. Chapter 11 Supply chains: issues in management accounting
  11. Part 3 Supply Chain Perspectives
    1. Internationalization of the Supply Chain
      1. Perspective 1 Internationalization of the hospitality industry
      2. Perspective 2 Internationalization of food retailing
    2. Contemporary Issues
      1. Perspective 3 The case of GM food
      2. Perspective 4 European trends in food safety: implications for the hotel sector
      3. Perspective 5 European developments in Efficient Consumer Response
      4. Perspective 6 The marketing of seafood in New South Wales, Australia: the impact of deregulation
      5. Perspective 7 Supply chain restructuring in economies in transition: a case study of the Hungarian dairy sector
    3. The Future of the Supply Chain
      1. Perspective 8 Future issues in European supply chain management
      2. Perspective 9 The future of the food supply chain: a perspective looking up the chain
      3. Perspective 10 E-shopping: the Peapod grocery experience
      4. Perspective 11 Changes in supply chain structure: the impact of expanding consumer choice
  12. Glossary
  13. Index