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Week 6: Sustainability in Food Supply Chains View Full Description and Attachment(s) Define a Food Service Supply Chain and how it can be made sustainable Identify a supply chain in food or beverage...

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Week 6: Sustainability in Food Supply ChainsView Full Description and Attachment(s)

Define a Food Service Supply Chain and how it can be made sustainable

Identify a supply chain in food or beverage and how you would make that supply chain sustainable.

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This discussion helps usbetter understandthe following learning objective:
LO-8Describe the best practices in reverse logistics applications in production, sale, returns, and resale and waste management operations in the food and beverage industry.


Instructions:Your initial post should be at least 250 words. Please respond to at least2 other students initial post. Responses should be a minimum of 100 words and include direct questions.
Forum postings are required as per APUS policies and are graded events. You can view the Grading Rubric for the Forums in the "Forum Guidelines,..." discussion forum.
Students are required to make at least three (3) postings per week for the current Forum topic. This includes One initial posting responding to the topic and at least two classmate postings that provideevaluation and constructive analysis.
I encourage students to utilize this board to voice your opinions professionally and courteously, while backing up your opinions with facts and or data.


Initial Post Due:Thursday,11:55 p.m., ET
Responses Due:Sunday, 11:55 p.m., ET
*Only during the first week of class are assignments not due until 11:55 p.m., ET, Sunday. After Week 1, all initial posts will be due Thursday, by 11:55 p.m. ET.

Please review the posted forum grading rubric for expectations for weeks 2 – 8. It is very detailed and can be found as an attachment on the first forum in this course.

RLMT Forum Grading Rubric.pdf

RLMT Forum Grading Rubric.pdf
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Anju Lata answered on Jul 12 2020
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Running Head: Sustainability in Food Supply Chain
Sustainability in Food Supply Chain 2
Sustainability in Food Supply Chain
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    Definition
Food Service Supply Chain is the movement of food items from the Suppliers through the manufacturers and distribution centers, finally reaching to the customers through logistics (Robert, 2018).
How can be the Supply Chain made sustainable?
Food Service Supply Chain can be made sustainable by incorporating environment oriented practices and preparing for long-term future requirements (Inga-Lena et al, 2015). The supply chain management addresses fast-changing customer demands, diverse market needs, different conditions of suppliers and producers, multiple requirements of distribution networks, and their appropriate regulation.
The Sustainability can be measured in terms of availability of effective sources of raw materials, concerns of climate change, and various energy efficiency programs which mainly aim to reduce the harmful emissions and increase the efficiency of resources. In general, the supply chain can be made sustainable by adapting the techniques like Ca
on Foot Print Reduction, Supply Chain Design ( For example local sourcing) and Reverse Logistics. The sources of uncertainty must be...
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