Model-driven decision support to facilitate efficient fresh food deliveries

Fikar, Christian ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3885-9307 (2020) Model-driven decision support to facilitate efficient fresh food deliveries. Die Bodenkultur: Journal of Land Management, Food and Environment, 71 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 0006-5471

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Abstract

The delivery of fresh food is challenged by various uncertainties present in daily logistics operations. To facilitate successful operations, this work reviews the recent work on model-driven decision support systems to identify research gaps and derive implications. Introduced systems in literature mainly employ simulation or optimization methods and focus on the consideration of industry specifics such as short shelf lives and the importance of efficient temperature control. Therefore, food quality models are often integrated to enable one to monitor quality throughout supply chain operations and adjust planning procedure respectively. To strengthen research, future work focusing on a stronger consideration of customer-related factors and holistic approaches considering various interdependencies present in fresh food logistics operations are required.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Financial support by the WU Jubiläumsstiftung through the project "Incorporating food quality in e-grocery logistics optimization" is gratefully acknowledged.
Keywords: Lebensmittellogistik; Entscheidungsunterstützung; Haltbarkeit; Simulation; Optimierung
Divisions: Departments > Informationsverarbeitung u Prozessmanag. > Produktionsmanagement > Taudes
Version of the Document: Published
Depositing User: Gertraud Novotny
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2020 16:50
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2020 16:51
FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/95990/
URI: https://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/7668

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