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Allan, Sybren (author)
This master's thesis explores four future scenarios for short food supply chains in the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam in 2030 and their potential spatial impact. Agricultural land in the Netherlands has been decreasing in recent decades, especially within the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam. This trend is likely to continue in the coming...
master thesis 2022
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Karnaszewska, Adrianna (author)
Urban foodscapes project addresses issues concerning the food supply chain in London. It aims to combat problems created by current agri-business practice such as long, complex logistical chains, food waste, carbon emissions, wasted water, energy, labour and land scarcity. Foodscape, being both global and local, lies on the intersection of...
master thesis 2022
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SHEN, Fran (author), Peek, Lisa (author), Kuiters, Timon (author)
Food. It is grown, processed, distributed, sold, eaten and then oftentimes<br/>carelessly discarded. In the European Union, 88 million tonnes<br/>of food waste is produced each year, while the Netherlands stands<br/>out as the EU’s largest producer. Food waste causes soil degradation,<br/>emits significant amounts of greenhouse gasses and can...
student report 2022
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Raghunath, Shreya (author)
"Imagineering is letting your imagination soar, and then engineering it down to earth." (Alcoa Aluminum, 1942)<br/><br/>The fourth industrial revolution is focused on integrating technologies into the production environment that can increase revenue and optimize production. As the lines between the physical and digital worlds are blurring with...
master thesis 2021
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Pourmohammad-Zia, Nadia (author), Karimi, Behrooz (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
Revenue and inventory management play a crucial role in the operational efficiency of food supply chains. The current study investigates dynamic pricing and inventory control policies in a two-level Food Supply Chain (FSC) of growing and deteriorating inventory that involves a rearing farm as the supplier and a retailer where these...
journal article 2021
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Pourmohammad-Zia, Nadia (author), Karimi, Behrooz (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
The accurate operation of a Food Supply Chain (FSC) is a critical issue as it directly interfaces with health and safety matters. This study addresses coordination and conflict management in a three-level FSC that embraces a new inventory type known as growing items like poultry and livestock. The chain involves a rearing farm as the supplier...
journal article 2021
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de Jong, Silke (author)
The Dutch food system nowadays is more efficient than ever and is able to feed many. However, this globalized and industrialized food system cannot be sustained in the next eras, because of its high contribution to biodiversity loss, the emission of greenhouse gasses and the fast decrease of soil health. System change is needed to move our food...
master thesis 2020
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Brouwer, S.M. (author)
The Hague. The Dutch city with the most traffic congestion of all cities. Cities are growing and urban mobility is getting worse. The amount of freight going in cities is ever increasing. The way food is grown, distributed and consumed has been changed over the years. Technologies in mobility changes - think of the impact of the railroad - the...
master thesis 2020
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Behnke, Kay (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Traceability of ingredients in food supply chains has become paramount in a world in which markets become global, heterogeneous, and complex and in which consumers expect a high level of quality. The food supply chain consists of many organizations having different interests and are often reluctant to share traceability information with each...
journal article 2020
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Christopher, Simms (author), Trott, Paul (author), van den Hende, E.A. (author), Hultink, H.J. (author)
The food processing sector has a considerable environmental impact, due to large volumes of food and packaging waste. Eco-innovations present an important opportunity to reduce this impact. Yet, initial insights suggest that new technologies face considerable challenges to their adoption. The eco-innovation adoption literature has overlooked...
journal article 2020
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Claußner, Ralf (author)
Environmental impacts related to the global food system are increasingly addressed by academia, institutions, policy-makers and businesses. Fundamentally, decisions about food consumption rest with the customer, and although they are the largest stakeholder group in the food system, they are not adequately equipped to consider the environmental...
master thesis 2019
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Meijboom, Jurriaan (author)
Food waste is an increasing problem worldwide. Around one third of all produced food is estimated to end up as waste. This has big environmental and economic consequences. In literature, little is known about the causes of waste, its key performance indicators and how to reduce it. Some root causes were found, but none were quantitatively...
master thesis 2019
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Jeuken, J.J. (author)
In the Netherlands, the demand for organic food is on the rise. The organic food chain is characterized by small scale production and has developed independently from conventional food supply chains. The rising demand of organic food confronts the small scale organic sector with logistic challenges. By means of a case study at a wholesale firm...
master thesis 2012
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