Towards a logistic organization for organic-local product supply in school canteen distribution systems
Paper in proceedings, 2018

The aim of the present work is to understand the implications of an organic-local product supply policy to carry out an evaluation of the logistic organization. The method employed defines a framework that integrates the scenarios construction and the modelling of transport schemes by the assignment of local producers to logistics platforms and school canteens. Results suggest that the introduction of local products in school canteen's menu may lead to logistics gains only if an efficient logistics organization of the local producers is developed. Finally, the framework proposed could be used to support the decision makers to establish potential collaborations with the local producers to improve the current food distribution systems for school canteens.

Local products

School canteen

Distribution system

Organic products

Author

Ivan Sanchez-Diaz

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics

Laura Palacios-Argüello

Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne

Jesús Gonzalez-Feliu

Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne

Natasha Gondran

Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne

Proceeding of the 7th Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Conference (ILS 2018)

ILS 2018 - Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain
Lyon, France,

Gothenburg Urban Freight Platform

VREF, 2014-02-01 -- 2019-12-31.

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