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Webinar:
Challenges in the Food Supply Chain

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The global population is forecasted to surpass 9 billion by 2050. Such growth will put a huge strain on the world food supply. Moreover, most growth will take place in emerging markets, with greater demand for resource intensive meat and dairy, owing to a growing middle class. Developed markets are also witnessing a shift in consumption patterns, with ever more demand for food that is safe, fresh, heathy and ethically sourced.

The food supply chain has a huge obligation to meet the needs of a more dynamic and demanding set of consumers, whilst still developing a food supply chain that addresses financial and sustainability pressures. The sector has to deal with change coming from various sources, sometimes simultaneously. This also has a major impact on how food supply chains operate and sustain.

In this webinar, Samir Dani:

• Discusses the challenges facing today's food supply chains
• Presents ideas for effective management of food supply chains


Samir Dani is Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Head of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management at the University of Huddersfield. He has experience of leading and working on various research projects in a diverse range of management and supply chain related topics. He has experience of working on projects related to food supply chain risks, food sustainability and food value chains. Professor Dani has published widely and has presented to both academic and practitioner audiences. He also has experience of working in the manufacturing sector. His book ' Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics: from farm to fork' recently won the 'Prix des Associations' awards at the 12th annual procurement 'Plumes des Achats' awards in Paris.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • Learn about the challenges facing today's food supply chains

  • Hear ideas for effective management of food supply chains

  • Hear directly from the 'Prix des Associations' award winning author of Food Supply Chain and Logistics

Speakers:
Kogan Page
Professor Samir Dani
Samir Dani is Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Head of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management at the University of Huddersfield. He has experience of leading and working on various research projects in a diverse range of management and supply chain related topics. He has experience of working on projects related to food supply chain risks, food sustainability and food value chains. Professor Dani has published widely and has presented to both academic and practitioner audiences. He also has experience of working in the manufacturing sector. His book ' Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics: from farm to fork' recently won the 'Prix des Associations' awards at the 12th annual procurement 'Plumes des Achats' awards in Paris. For more information paste this into your browser: http://www.koganpage.com/product/food-supply-chain-management-and-logistics-9780749473648
08

Mar

11:00 - 12:00 PM
(GMT -5)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not for resale sourcing team, specializing in systems implementation and hired services category sourcing. She spent three years as the Associate Director of consulting services at Emptoris before it was acquired by IBM in 2011.

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