This review looks at the causal connection between different issues with cold chain performance through empirical validation.
Madhu Arora, Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Sri Balaji University, Tathawade, Pune, India.
Rupesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Jindal Global Business School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Deepak Bangwal, School of Business, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Energy Acres, Bidholi, Dehradun, India.
Vasim Ahmad, Uttaranchal Institute of Management, Uttaranchal University, Premnagar, Dehradun, India.
Saurav Negi, Head, Department of Transportation, Logistics and Safety Management, Modern College of Business and Science (Affiliated with University of Missouri, St. Louis and Franklin University, USA), Muscat, Oman.
The food industry suffers from huge wastage and losses in food products, and reducing this waste and loss is an issue in the food industry. Improvement in cold chain performance will result in the minimization of food losses and wastage. The reason for this review is to look at the causal connection between different issues with cold chain performance through empirical validation.
According to the goal of the review, seven theories were proposed dependent on a thorough writing survey on issues in the cold chain of the frozen food industry. Evidence was found for proposed speculations. The results of hypothesis testing showed infrastructural facility, safety and quality, awareness and handling practices, and responsiveness to positively influence cold chain performance while increased efforts are required for appropriate implementation of integration, sustainability, and traceability.
While the performance of the supply chain and parameters affecting it has been a critical exploration theme for more than many years, scarcely any examination has been led that centers explicitly on issues considered synergistically.
Published in: Journal of Food Process Engineering
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