Agricultural products Chinese Supermarkets Supply Network Logistics
BACKHOUSE, C.J. ... et al, 2014. Sustainable food supply networks in the Chinese supermarket sector. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia, 7th-9th January 2014, pp.992-1000.
This paper analyses the current status of Chinese supermarkets food supply network in terms of agricultural products
and the ways supermarkets ensure food quality from different food sources. The local geographical context and
guanxi network are also considered in this study. An improved supply mode (logistics) for agricultural food for the
Chinese supermarket sector is proposed which aims to ensure supermarkets and their supply chain partners remain
profitable whilst ensuring high quality, safe agricultural food products.
This is a conference paper. It is freely available online at: http://iieom.org/ieom2014/pdfs/226.pdf