Agribusiness supply chain management /

This book introduces the complexity and importance of supply chain management within businesses handling agricultural products. Topics include major drivers, facility, inventory, and transportation management, sourcing decisions such as processed or farm fresh, input and output challenges, processor...

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Main Authors: Chandrasekaran, N. (Author), Raghuram, G., 1955- (Author)
Format: Taylor Francis eBooks
Language:English
Published: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2014]
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Summary:This book introduces the complexity and importance of supply chain management within businesses handling agricultural products. Topics include major drivers, facility, inventory, and transportation management, sourcing decisions such as processed or farm fresh, input and output challenges, processors, challenges of managing perishables, infrastructure, retailing, quality, information technology, risk strategies, financials, direct trading verses auction, and navigating relevant government policies. The book includes numerous case studies that span a wide range of issues and industries--
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9781466516755