Impacts of industry 4.0 in sustainable food manufacturing and supply chain

Ojo, Olumide Olajide, Shah, Satya ORCID: 0000-0001-5575-7682 and Coutroubis, Alec (2019) Impacts of industry 4.0 in sustainable food manufacturing and supply chain. International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise. ISSN 1745-3232 (In Press)

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Abstract

Integration of Sustainability and sustainable practices have been of paramount importance within most manufacturers' supply chain environment globally. Apart from the fact that every organisation now use this to improve on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), this is also used as an opportunity to manage production and services within most firms efficiently. This sustainability is now a strategy adopted by most businesses to meet their customers' expectation considering the sustainable society awareness of which food manufacturing is not an exception. The use of several innovative strategies and incorporation of Industry 4.0 has been employed by some food manufacturers to meet up with this sustainability. This paper through a qualitative research study seeks to bridge the interconnection between Industry 4.0 and sustainable practices within food manufacturing supply chain.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food Manufacturing; Industry 4.0; Logistics; Supply Chain; Sustainability; Sustainable Production; Corporate Social Responsibility
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Institute of Management
Institute of Management > Bolton Business School
Depositing User: Professor S.R. Shah
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2019 07:44
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2019 07:44
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2497

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