Food Supply Chain Management and Best Practice

Logistics and Supply Chain

Course Info

Duration: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Aug-08-2021

    Dubai

  • Aug-09-2021

    Istanbul

  • Aug-16-2021

    Paris

  • Aug-23-2021

    Madrid

  • Sep-06-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-06-2021

    London

  • Sep-12-2021

    Dubai

  • Sep-13-2021

    Istanbul

  • Sep-20-2021

    Paris

  • Sep-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Oct-04-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-04-2021

    London

  • Oct-10-2021

    Dubai

  • Oct-11-2021

    Istanbul

  • Oct-18-2021

    Paris

  • Oct-25-2021

    Madrid

  • Nov-08-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-08-2021

    London

  • Nov-14-2021

    Dubai

  • Nov-15-2021

    Istanbul

  • Nov-22-2021

    Paris

  • Nov-29-2021

    Madrid

  • Dec-06-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-06-2021

    London

  • Dec-12-2021

    Dubai

  • Dec-13-2021

    Istanbul

  • Dec-20-2021

    Paris

  • Dec-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Jan-03-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Jan-03-2022

    London

  • Jan-09-2022

    Dubai

  • Jan-10-2022

    Istanbul

  • Jan-17-2022

    Paris

  • Jan-24-2022

    Madrid

  • Feb-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Feb-07-2022

    London

  • Feb-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Feb-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Feb-21-2022

    Paris

  • Feb-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Mar-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Mar-07-2022

    London

  • Mar-13-2022

    Dubai

  • Mar-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Mar-21-2022

    Paris

  • Mar-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Apr-04-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-04-2022

    London

  • Apr-10-2022

    Dubai

  • Apr-11-2022

    Istanbul

  • Apr-18-2022

    Paris

  • Apr-25-2022

    Madrid

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 
Food production

 

  • Entities in the agriculture supply chain.
  • Agriculture and poverty alleviation.
  • The barriers to the development of the agri-industry.
  • Future steps for the agriculture sector.
  • Case example: Cargill works with producers on finance and risk management.
  • Case example: Nestlé works with dairy farmers.
  • Case example: ITC Ltd India empowers farmers through technology.
  • Case example: Microfinance models within the food sector.

 

Food manufacturing
 
  • The importance of food processing.
  • Changing market conditions.
  • Food processing.
  • Food packaging.
  • Inventory management.
  • Food safety.
  • Procurement.
 
Operational challenges - Food retailing

 

  • The retail environment.
  • How does the food reach the consumer?
  • Online grocery retailing.
  • Challenges to the future of food retailing.
  • Case example: Retailers turning more to ‘dark stores’.

 

Food Logistics

 

  • Movement of food.
  • ICT future trends in agri-food logistics.
  • Packaging in logistics.
  • Temperature-controlled supply chains.

 

Challenges in international food supply chains
 
  • International food supply chains.
  • Factors affecting the future of international food systems.
  • Managing challenges in international food supply chains.
  • International politics and food 91.
  • Collaboration and relationships.
  • Trends in supply chain relationships.
  • Current relationship models within the food sector.
  • Other trends within supply chain collaboration.

 

Food sourcing and procurement

 

  • Sourcing.
  • Sourcing models.
  • Purchasing models.
  • Supplier segmentation.
  • Supplier development.
  • Strategic sourcing.
  • Sustainable procurement.
 
Risk management

 

  • Risk management and uncertainty.
  • Risks in the supply chain.
  • Risks in the food supply chain.
  • Managing supply chain risks.
  • Managing risks in food supply chains.

 

Technology trends in food supply chains

 

  • Traceability and use of technology.
  • Food production.
  • Food processing in a technological context.
  • Food packaging in a technological context.
  • Food logistics.

 

Food regulation, safety and quality

 

  • Attributes to consider when designing food supply chains.
  • Food regulation and its effect on safety.
  • Food laws and regulation.
  • Reference standards.
  • Compatibility standards.
  • Private food standards.
  • Other initiatives within the food supply chains.

 

Food Innovation

 

  • Classification of innovation methods.
  • Innovation systems.
  • Case example: Indian curry in the UK.
  • Product development in food supply chains.
  • Innovations within food supply chains.
  • Case example: Types of functional products.
  • Case example: Detecting counterfeit whisky through the bottle.

 

Sustainability challenges in food supply chains

 

  • Sustainability – the origins of the idea.
  • Sustainable supply chains.
  • Sustainable food supply chains.
  • Measuring sustainability.
  • Developing sustainability within food supply chains.
  • Case example: Various initiatives within food supply chains.
  • Case example: Just Eggs – recycling eggshells to make filler for plastics.

 

Food sector and economic regeneration

 

  • Infrastructure development for the food sector.
  • Food hubs.
  • Moving up the value chain.
  • Case example: Food infrastructure in India and new mega food parks.
  • Case example: Rubies in the Rubble.
  • Case example: Development of smallholder agro-processing in Africa.

 

Food security and future challenges
 
  • Food security.
  • Drivers of change affecting food security.
  • Factors affecting the future of the food supply chain.
  • Balancing demand and supply sustainably.
  • Case example: Partners in Food Solutions.
  • Case example: Coca-Cola and water conservation.
  • Case example: International wheat initiative to improve wheat security.

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