Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Vietnam, 2019

ISBN: 9786027060470


Logistic Partnership in the Food Supply Chains Management in the Context of International Expansion

Blanka Tundys
University of Szczecin

Marta Starostka-Patyk
Czestochowa University of Technology

Katarzyna Grondys
Czestochowa University of Technology

Paula Bajdor
Czestochowa University of Technology

Joanna Nowakowska-Grunt
Czestochowa University of Technology

The purpose of this paper is the literature review about food supply chain management and research analyze of a logistic partnership choice within food industry enterprises in the aspect international markets expansion. Based on the reviewed literature, the most important aspects of cooperation between the various links of the food supply chain and the factors determining the level of this cooperation were identified. An important issue was also discussed, which is measuring and assessing the integration of the food supply chain. Based on our own survey analysis, using the correlation of r-Pearson and linear regression analysis, the relationship between the choices of individual logistic partnership in the aspect international expansion was indicated. The food industry is one of the largest and most complex production sectors in the world economy. By the same this sector also contributes to the phenomenon of food waste. Previous studies show that two-thirds of the wasted food is occurred in supply chain and connected mainly with harvesting, shipping and storage. Therefore, taking into account the trend of sustainable development, the subject of food supply chain management and the effective cooperation to reduce waste in this chain is very important. The research is important not only from the economic, but also from the social point of view, because it gives the attention to the issue of cooperation that is important in the context of food waste reduction. The conducted research is a starting point for further analyses regarding the optimization of the dependents identified in the practical part the selection of logistic partners.

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    author = {Tundys, Blanka and Starostka-Patyk, Marta and Grondys, Katarzyna and Bajdor, Paula and Nowakowska-Grunt, Joanna},
    title = {Logistic Partnership in the Food Supply Chains Management in the Context of International Expansion},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Vietnam, 2019},
    year = {2019},
    doi = {NaN}
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