Title: Management of logistics and ICT in food supply chain network: a conceptual framework

Authors: Reshma Farhat

Addresses: Department of Business Management, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract: This paper makes an attempt to understand and improve the effectiveness of information and communication technology (ICT) adoption for agriculture. The proposed research broadly envisages into the logistics management system in farm sector in India with a focus on application of ICTs and various factors affecting its performance. The present conceptual study focuses on the proper implementation and effective use of ICT in farm sector in India in order to achieve sustainable agricultural development. Also it further helps in identifying and developing a framework for key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the logistics network performance and the effectiveness of ICTs in enhancing the efficiency in farm sector.

Keywords: information and communications technology; ICT; logistics management; rural development; farm sector; agriculture; information technology; food supply chains; supply chain management; SCM; sustainable development; sustainability; key performance indicators; KPIs.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLEG.2012.050205

International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation, 2012 Vol.4 No.3, pp.163 - 178

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 31 Oct 2012 *

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