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One belt one road influence on perishable food supply chain robustness

Abstract

The food supply chain is very complicated as compared to other supply chain networks. Adulteration and fraud are common in the food supply chain. "World food safety is at risk, and consumers are worried about vulnerability, contamination, and fraud activities." Moreover, time delay increases the detritions and spoilage conditions in perishable foods. Consumers want timely delivery of foods with maximum surety of safety and quality of foods. Respectively, graphical research method developed to ascertain consumer “both aspect” estimated total robustness. "There is a need to increase the food supply chain network robustness according to the consumer point of view—logistics regression and simulation technique used to find the estimated results." We analyzed, to provide the food delivery to consumers beyond their expectations before ever, give a chance to increase food supply chain robustness through physiologically “perception” and actually “saving 2000 miles.” Although to prove this strategy, we select the advanced supply chain network of China one belt one road to deliver foods to end consumers “estimated 2.5 times more robust than ancient network.” Additionally, this robust supply chain network provides fast delivery of foods with quick traceability, gives less time for fraud activities, increases food supply chain performance, and decreases the vulnerability ratio.

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Abbas, H., Zhao, L., Faiz, N. et al. One belt one road influence on perishable food supply chain robustness. Environ Dev Sustain (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-021-01833-y

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Keywords

  • Food supply chain robustness
  • Consumer perception
  • One belt one road
  • Fraud and vulnerability
  • Food safety and quality