publication . Conference object . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Challenges and Opportunities in ‘Last Mile’ Logistics for On-Line Food Retail

Trienekens, Jacques; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik; Turner, Paul;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
Part 2: Production Management in Food Supply Chains; International audience; Conventional approaches to logistics for food retail continue to be challenged by the rapid growth of on-line food retail. At the same time, ‘last mile’ logistics optimization for on-line retail also face challenges as changing consumer expectations, habits and purchasing patterns intersect with the increasing density of urban environments. Numerous considerations are already in play around servicing of last mile logistics for on-line food retail including whether it is home delivery or pick-up; delivery is attended or not; and, whether the service is managed in-house or out-sourced to ...
Subjects
free text keywords: [INFO]Computer Science [cs], Leerstoelgroep Bedrijfskunde, Bedrijfskunde, Business Management & Organisation, WASS, Management Studies, Third party, Reverse logistics, Business, Traceability, Last mile, Purchasing, Marketing
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publication . Conference object . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Challenges and Opportunities in ‘Last Mile’ Logistics for On-Line Food Retail

Trienekens, Jacques; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik; Turner, Paul;