A Review of Literature for Research on Urban Demand Oriented Agri-Food Cold Chain Logistics Management System


Agri-food cold chain is at the very beginning in China, however, it has been the focus of academic study abroad. Most studies mainly lay emphasis on the awareness of agricultural security issues, agri-food traceability and making researches from the perspective of supply chain; the orientation of researches includes some parts or links, etc. At present, in China, there are a lot of factors impacting on agri-food quality safety, researchers conduct studies on agri-food cold chain mainly from four aspects: legal system, production and distribution standards, regulatory system, and market access standards. This paper presents an overview of agri-food chain study from the perspectives of supply chain, quality safety, traceability, standardization, technology and urban management.

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An, J. , Lv, X. and Chen, W. (2015) A Review of Literature for Research on Urban Demand Oriented Agri-Food Cold Chain Logistics Management System. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 111-120. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.311014.

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