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Improving logistics operations across the food industry supply chain

Seyed‐Mahmoud Aghazadeh (Professor at the Department of Business Administration, School of Business, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York, USA)

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

ISSN: 0959-6119

Article publication date: 1 June 2004

Abstract

This paper explores ways of improving logistics and distribution supply chains within the food retail industry. It includes the concepts of logistics and supply chain as well as the new challenges in the food industry. The paper derives that business‐to‐business and e‐commerce are the ways of the future. The paper discusses the successes and failures of the industry. Its results reveal slow progress in accomplishing the goals of leaner supply chains and easier distribution.

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Citation

Aghazadeh, S. (2004), "Improving logistics operations across the food industry supply chain", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 16 No. 4, pp. 263-268. https://doi.org/10.1108/09596110410537423

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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