Evolution has transformed all the industries, including the food supply chain, and is pushing the boundaries of digitalization and has changed the day-to-day lives in all aspects.
FREMONT, CA: Unlike every other industry, the food and beverage supply chain plays a unique role in the ever-growing economy because it is universal to human life and health. The food and beverage industry is a fast-paced multi-billion-dollar industry that is excessively driven by the human population. Below given are some of the trends to look forward to in food supply chain management.
Cold Chain Management
Cold chain management has stepped into a new world that is characterized by sophisticated temperature tracking and also monitoring with the help of the Internet of Things (IoT). Cold chain management is a significant aspect of most of the food and beverage operations at present.
Predictive analytics helps a real-time decision for making and forwarding plans on both strategy and performance alike. The capability to be proactive and anticipating the future will make the predictive analysis the next stepping stone in the supply chain platform intelligence. Along with this, Data from supply chain operations are accumulated in a central database that different supply chain stakeholders can access. This makes sure that everyone is using the same data, and the reporting is reliable.
Food Safety and Security
Making sure of the quality of food and food security is the prioritized need of customers when it is a food and beverage supply chain. Ensuring the quality is more than simply loading goods into a refrigerated container ship. Moreover, food security in the supply chain is significant as the traded products are consumed by humans who can oblige considerable threats to human life. Security becomes more significant as organizations need to adhere to emerging rules and regulations. Ensuring regulatory compliance and resisting the contaminated food products that later result in waste and recalls is an inevitable challenge for the food and beverage supply chain management.