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Title: Sustainable food supply networks in the Chinese supermarket sector
Authors: Backhouse, C.J.
Xu, Chong
Mohamad, Norizah
Plaha, Reshpal
Keywords: Agricultural products
Chinese Supermarkets
Supply Network
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: IEOM
Citation: 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.
Abstract: 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.
Description: This is a conference paper. It is freely available online at: http://iieom.org/ieom2014/pdfs/226.pdf
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14586
Publisher Link: http://iieom.org/ieom2014/pdfs/226.pdf
ISBN: 9780985549718
ISSN: 2169-8767
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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