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Sustainable food supply networks in the Chinese supermarket sector

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posted on 13.05.2014 by Chris Backhouse, Chong Xu, Norizah Mohamad, Reshpal Plaha
This paper analyses the current status of Chinese supermarkets food supply network in terms of agricultural products and the ways supermarkets ensure food quality from different food sources. The local geographical context and guanxi network are also considered in this study. An improved supply mode (logistics) for agricultural food for the Chinese supermarket sector is proposed which aims to ensure supermarkets and their supply chain partners remain profitable whilst ensuring high quality, safe agricultural food products.

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  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

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BACKHOUSE, C.J. ... et al, 2014. Sustainable food supply networks in the Chinese supermarket sector. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia, 7th-9th January 2014, pp.992-1000.

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IEOM

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2014

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This is a conference paper. It is freely available online at: http://iieom.org/ieom2014/pdfs/226.pdf

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9780985549718

ISSN

2169-8767

Language

en

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