The International Forum on Agri-Food Logistics

Efficient logistics as a chance of efficient consumer response in the agri-food sector Poznań„,
9-13 September 2014

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Forum schedule

Tuesday, September 9th

08.45-09.00 - meet-up to start Poznan City Tour (car parking in front of PULS)

09.00-17.30 – Poznan City Tour (guided by Izabela Lipińska)

Wednesday, September 10th  

09.00-10.00 – Registration and coffee (Foyer Kolegium Rungego)

10.00-10.20 – Opening the Forum (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Karol Wajszczuk, Chair of International Forum on Agri-Food Logistics, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland

Karolina Pawlak, Vice Dean of Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland

10.20-11.50 – Plenary Session I: Security and Transparency in the Agri-Food Supply Chain (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Jacek Żak (Chair), Logistics Division, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

10.20-10.50 – The role of trust in agri-food logistics and supply chain management.  Christian Fischer, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

10.50-11.20 – Key elements in effective food traceability system.Grzegorz Sokołowski, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poznan, Poland

11.20-11.50 - Security  factors of effective breeding and seed production in DANKO  Plant Breeders Ltd. Zofia Banaszak – director of breeding.  DANKO Plant Breeders Ltd., Poland

11.50-12.20 – Coffee break

12.20-13.50 - Plenary Session II: Systems and Modeling of Agri-Food Supply Chains (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Noureddin Driouech (chair), Environmental Sciences CIHEAM-IAM of Bari, Italy

12.20 - 12.50 – Logistics systems in enterprises of food processing.

Bogdan Klepacki, Warsaw Uitynivers of Life Sciences -    SGGW, Poland.

12.50-13.20 – The methodology of the multiple criteria decision making/aiding in agro-logistics.  Jacek Żak, Logistics Division, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

13.20-13.50 - FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) – Logistics Models on the Polish Market.  Marcin Turski,  Fresh Logistics - Raben Group, Poland

13.50-15.00 – Lunch

15.00-16.20 – Thematic Sessions:

Thematic Session I: Customer Service - Logistics Aspect (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Stanisław Krzyżaniak (chair), Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poznan, Poland.

15.00-15.20 - The Role of Logistics Services in the Agribusiness Cluster Development: Case Study of Vegetables Cluster in Pangalengan, West Java.Tomy Perdana, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia

15.20-15.40 – Smart convenience in food supply chains. Maciej Szymczak, Poznań University of Economics, Poland

15.40 – 16.00 - Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) in food supply chain. Piotr Kryś, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

16.00 – 16.20 - GIS based tool for implementing the valorisation of organic waste. David San Martin, AZTI-Tecnalia, Spain

Thematic Session II: Sustainability in Agri-Food Supply Chains* (Coll.Max. room 157)              

Rafał Baum (chair), Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland.

15.00-15.20 - Sustainable suply chain  - example of food chain. Anna Maryniak, Poznań University of Economics, Poland

15.20-15.40 – Rola logistyki zgodnej z trendami zrównoważonego rozwoju w społecznej odpowiedzialności przedsiębiorstw. Tatiana Szulc, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

15.40–16.00 - Sustainable warehouse – definition and expected outcomes – Wiktor Żuchowski, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poznan, Poland.

16.00–16.20 - Sustainable development of food sector and limitations at food losses and waste. Beata Bilska, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, SGGW, Poland

Thematic Session III: Organizational and legal forms of cooperation in the agri-food supply chain (Coll.Max. room 158)   

Aneta Suchoń (chair), Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland.

15.00-15.20 - Study of case about three consumer cooperative of organic products in south of Brazil. Adriano Diego Klein, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

15.20-15.40 – An institutional analysis on the management of a Namibian Co-operative. Shigeo  Watanabe, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

15.40–16.00 - Cooperatives in food supply chains – selected legal and economic aspects.  Aneta Suchoń, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

16.00–16.20 - Contractual relationships on agricultural market and the food supply chain improvement. Izabela Lipińska, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

19.30-22.00 – Forum Dinner (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Thursday, September 11th 

07.00-07.15 – meet-up to go Study Tour - visiting agribusiness in Wielkopolska Region, (car parking in front of PULS)

07.15-17.00 - Study Tour:

1.Wielkopolska Gildia Rolno-Ogrodnicza S.A. (wholesale market for fruit, vegetables, food products, flowers, floral accessories and decorative items).;

2. Kompania Piwowarska S.A (brewing industry)

3. Mróz Company S.A. (agricultural production, meet processing, biogas production)

17.00-18.00 - Plenary Session III, Agri-Food Logistics - case studies (Villa Natura  in Dolsk)

Izabela Lipińska (chair), Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

17.00-17.30 – Optimization of receipt and delivery of sugar beet. Maciej Grobelny and Marcin Polowczyk, Pfeifer & Langen Polska SA, Agriculture Department,

17.30-18.00 – Presentation of Mróz Company S.A. Wojciech Mróz, Chairman of the Board, Poland

18.00-20.00 – Dinner (Villa Natura)

20.00-22.00- back to Poznań

Friday, September 12th

08.30-09.00 – Registration and coffee   (Foyer Kolegium Rungego)

09.00-10.20 – Thematic Sessions:

Thematic Session IV:  Security and Quality Issues in Agri-Food Supply Chains (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Esbeth van Dyk, (chair) Principal Supply Chain Analyst, Transport & Freight Logistics CSIR Built Environment, Stellenbosch, South Africa

09.00-09.20 - Food  security in poverty stricken communities:- Africa at crossroads- James Robert Ndhote, Safe Citizens Uganda Foundation, Uganda

09.20-09.40 – The importance of packaging optimization in supply chain. Joanna Białek, Cracow University of  Economics, Poland

09.40 – 10.00 – Storage studies of onion at different districts of karnataka (India. Laxman Hulagappa Kukanoor,  University of Horticultural Sciences Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

10.00-10.20 - Distribution system on agro market in Poland - qualitative analysis. Michał Gazdecki, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

Thematic Session V:  Logistics in Agribusiness*  (Coll.Max. room 157)                  

Maciej Szymczak (chair), Poznań University of Economics, Poland

09.00-09.20 - Logistyka głównych grup agrobiznesu i skala osiąganych wyników działań exportowo-importowych po akcesji Polski z Unią Europejską.Ludosław Drelichowski, Grzegorz Dzieża i Marek Sikora, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland

09.20-09.40 – The Sales of Farm Products in Greater Poland Voivodeship. Magdalena Śmiglak-Krajewska, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

09.40 – 10.00 - Forms of communication of a food economy company with its environment – a case study.  Agnieszka Piotrowska, University of Agriculture in Krakow and Jacek Puchała, The Higher Vocational State School in Oświęcim

10.00-10.20 - Reverse logistics products in the dairy chain as the risk analysis. Karol Krajewski, Collegium Mazovia Innowacyjna Szkoła Wyższa w Siedlcach/ PTTŻ, Poland

Thematic Session VI:  Logistics Aspects in Chosen Agri-Food Supply Chains* (Coll.Max. room 158) 

Michał Jerzak (chair), Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

09.00-09.20 – The role of logistics in agribusiness.  Andrzej Wojciechowski, Warsaw University of Life Sciences -   SGGW, Poland.

09.20-09.40 – Functioning of the supply chain of pork in Poland. Elżbieta Szymańska, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Poland.

09.40 – 10.00 - Inventory Management Systems in Fodder Production Plants. Dorota Czerwińska – Kayzer, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland

10.00-10.20 - A tract of agricultural land and transport costs in dairy farms of varying scale production.  Mariusz Dziwulski, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Poland.

10.20-10.50 – Coffee break (Foyer Kolegium Rungego)

10.50-12.50 – Plenary Session IV: Agri-Food Logistics - International Perspective  (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

Christian Fischer (chair), Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

10.50-11.20 – Agri-food Logistics in the Mediterranean Region: Challenges and Opportunities.  Noureddin Driouech, Environmental Sciences CIHEAM-IAM of Bari, Italy

11.20-11.50 – Good cold chain practice in the South African fruit export cold chain.  Esbeth van Dyk, Transport & Freight Logistics, 
CSIR Built Environment, Stellenbosch, South Africa

11.50-12.20 – Long-distance transportation and hygienic quality improvement of raw milk. Yasushi  Sembokuya, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan

12.20-12.50 – Agriculture, the TPP, and Canada: Likely Prospects. Richard R. Barichello, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Vancouver, Canada

12.50-13.05 – Closing Session,

Karol Wajszczuk, Chair of Organising Committee (Kolegium Rungego Hall)

13.05- 14.15 – lunch (Foyer Kolegium Rungego)

*sessions conducted in Polish language with English subtitles