Operations and Supply Chain Management
The Operations and Supply Chain Management group includes internationally renowned researchers with close working relationships across industry, government, and academia that deliver research on Manufacturing and Service Operations & Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transportation, Sustainability in SCM, and Digital Business.
RUCAPS provides knowledge of the full agricultural life-cycle based-decision making process to realise the key impacts of every stages. The project aims to integrate real-life based agriculture requirements, alternative land management scenarios, unexpected weather and environmental conditions as well as supporting innovation in the development of agriculture production systems, operations, logistics and supply chain management and the impact of these systems and processes over the end-users and customers.
This project explores the efficiency and sustainability of local food systems and the effects of diversified sourcing and international trade on food supply sustainability and resilience. Place based policy and solution frameworks are being identified to support local ecological systems and sustain agri-food production, meet bioenergy needs and reduce waste, while best interfacing food and non-food input and output to global markets.