The fishing industry - toward supply chain modelling

Toke Koldborg Jensen, Jette Nielsen, Erling P. Larsen, Jens Clausen

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    Mathematical models for simulating and optimizing supply chain aspects such as distribution planning and optimal use of raw materials are widely used. However, modelling based on a holistic chain view is less studied, and food-related aspects such as quality and shelf life issues enforce additional requirements onto the chains. In this paper, we consider the supply chain structure of the Danish fishing industry and illustrate the potential of using mathematical models to identify quality and value-adding activities. This is a first step toward innovative supply chain modelling aimed to identify benefits for actors along chains in the fishing industry.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationKgs. Lyngby
    PublisherDTU Management
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)978-87-90855-57-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    SeriesDTU Management 2009


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