Information technology in agri-food supply chains Academic Article uri icon


  • High-tech information systems can offer competitive advantages to agri-food firms when the systems support a supply chain strategy that suits the demand for the product. This article discusses differences between supply chains for functional versus innovative products and the relevance for managers in agri-food firms. Unique characteristics of agriculture and food products and economic concentration in food industries affect the appropriate supply chain approach.

author list (cited authors)

  • Salin, V.

publication date

  • December 1998