Proposal of a Framework to Assess the Supply Chain Performance in the Agri-food Sector

Luis Miguel D. F. Ferreira, Amilcar Arantes

Abstract

Companies need to excel in many areas to achieve a competitive advantage. Supply chain management is critical for a company's overall performance. It is therefore crucial that organizations measure the performance of their supply chains in order to define strategies that contribute to maximize the impact of their operations. This paper aims to propose a novel framework for assessing and monitoring the supply chain performance of companies of the agri-food sector. The framework consists of six steps to evaluate the companies supply chain performance. The linear aggregation technique is suggested to aggregate indicators into a unique value giving rise to a composite index considering five dimensions. The proposed framework can be used as a valuable instrument for the monitoring of supply chain performance of agri-food companies.

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Miguel D. F. Ferreira L. and Arantes A. (2015). Proposal of a Framework to Assess the Supply Chain Performance in the Agri-food Sector . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-758-075-8, pages 401-406. DOI: 10.5220/0005280304010406


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@conference{icores15,
author={Luis Miguel D. F. Ferreira and Amilcar Arantes},
title={Proposal of a Framework to Assess the Supply Chain Performance in the Agri-food Sector},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2015},
pages={401-406},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005280304010406},
isbn={978-989-758-075-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - Proposal of a Framework to Assess the Supply Chain Performance in the Agri-food Sector
SN - 978-989-758-075-8
AU - Miguel D. F. Ferreira L.
AU - Arantes A.
PY - 2015
SP - 401
EP - 406
DO - 10.5220/0005280304010406