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Identification of Gaps and Requirements in Smart Supply Chain Management

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2021
Richa Loohach, S.A. Akbar

Richa Loohach and S A Akbar. Identification of Gaps and Requirements in Smart Supply Chain Management. International Journal of Computer Applications 174(28):33-36, April 2021. BibTeX

	author = {Richa Loohach and S.A. Akbar},
	title = {Identification of Gaps and Requirements in Smart Supply Chain Management},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {April 2021},
	volume = {174},
	number = {28},
	month = {Apr},
	year = {2021},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {33-36},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2021921207},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Perishable food industry involves very high rate of wastage due to poor management of food products throughout the supply chain. Also cold chain storage is also not maintained properly which leads to spoilage of the food products. To minimize the food wastage, use of new technologies like RFID we can now manage each consignment of food items using web ontologies. Some ontologies are already developed which are able to tackle some problems of the supply chain like tracking and tracing of food products in food supply chain but other concerns like automated demand forecast and decision making, handling logistics, monitoring cold storage etc. Also need the attention while developing ontologies for perishable food supply chain.


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Food Supply chain, ontology, smart supply chain management, perishable food.