The e-ROSA project seeks to build a shared vision of a future sustainable e-infrastructure for research and education in agriculture in order to promote Open Science in this field and as such contribute to addressing related societal challenges. In order to achieve this goal, e-ROSA’s first objective is to bring together the relevant scientific communities and stakeholders and engage them in the process of coelaboration of an ambitious, practical roadmap that provides the basis for the design and implementation of such an e-infrastructure in the years to come.
This website highlights the results of a bibliometric analysis conducted at a global scale in order to identify key scientists and associated research performing organisations (e.g. public research institutes, universities, Research & Development departments of private companies) that work in the field of agricultural data sources and services. If you have any comment or feedback on the bibliometric study, please use the online form.
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- Evolution of the number of publications between 2005 and 2015
- Map of most publishing countries between 2005 and 2015
- Network of country collaborations
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A system dynamics modeling framework for the strategic supply chain management of food chains
The need for holistic modeling efforts that capture the extended supply chain enterprise at a strategic level has been clearly recognized first by industry and recently by academia. Strategic decision-makers need comprehensive models to guide them in efficient decision-making that increases the profitability of the entire chain. The determination of optimal network configuration, inventory management policies, supply contracts, distribution strategies, supply chain integration, outsourcing and procurement strategies, product design, and information technology are prime examples of strategic decision-making that affect the long-term profitability of the entire supply chain. In this work, we adopt the system dynamics methodology as a modeling and analysis tool to tackle strategic issues for food supply chains. We present guidelines for the methodology and present its development for the strategic modeling of single and multi-echelon supply chains. Consequently, we analyze in depth a key issue of strategic supply chain management, that of long-term capacity planning. Specifically, we examine capacity planning policies for a food supply chain with transient flows due to market parameters/constraints. Finally, we demonstrate the applicability of the developed methodology on a multi-echelon network of a major Greek fast food chain. (c) 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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