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26–28 June 2019 3rd International Forum on Agri-Food Logistics and IV National Scientific Conference AGROLOGISTYKA

Poznań, Poland

The conference is organized as part of the 2012 Agrologistics Forum in Food Economy (Agri-food Logistics) project, which aims - inter alia - is to create the basis for the rapprochement of scientific and economic environments and to develop research-scientific and business cooperation. The first conference meeting in 2012 were initiated the discussion and exchange of views and presentation of the results of research conducted in different research centre’s in the field of logistics agribusiness. The discussion acquired features of cyclical meetings.
This year the theme of the conference is: “Towards the Sustainability of Logistics in the Agri-Food Supply Chains”.
The processes occurring in the global economy imply the necessity to reorganize logistics processes in an environmentally friendly way, for example by: reducing the number of journeys, planning shorter transport distances, more direct shipping routes, improving packaging quality, transparency in all processes “from farm to fork”, as well as better use of existing resources. The aim of the Forum is to present the results of scientific research and practical experience in the logistics of the agri-food chains.
We invite you to share your experiences in this area.
The major topics of 3rd International Forum on Agri-Food Logistics:
• Sustainable agri-food supply chains—goals and principles of functioning
• Possibilities of reduction of CO2 and other harmful substances emissions in the AFSCs
• Methods of measuring and assessing the sustainability of logistics in the AFSCs
• Loss and waste of food in the agri-food sector
• Traceability in agri-food supply chains
• Intelligent packaging, including a modified atmosphere
• Ways of storage and loss of product quality
• Technique and technology in terms of food safety
• Development of systems and quality standards in agri-food logistics
• Development of information systems supporting management and security in the AFSCs
• Risk management in the AFSCs—regional and global approach
• Legal aspects of the functioning of AFSCs
• Development of the CSR and LSR concepts for the AFSCs
• Problems, challenges and trends in AFSCs
• Other issues related to the functioning of the AFSCs
It is assumed to consider the proposed themes in different aspects (eg. legal issues, economic, technological, social, health, etc.). This interdisciplinary perspective will allow for a holistic approach of the conference issues.
Detailed information:

http://www1.up.poznan.pl/agrifoodlogistics/en/

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