Supplier Relationship Model Enhancing The Food Safety In The Agriculture Supply Chain
In recent years, the supplier relationship aspects of the supply chain management, has observed many attentions in
academia and literature. However, in terms of the agribusiness, there are limited number of scientific studies focusing on
importance of supplier relationships and the essential of stronger integration between the buyer and suppliers and its effect on
the food safety. This study contributes to the food safety science by developing a semi-qualitative and practical model for
supplier-buyer relationship in the food industry, aiming to improve food safety and quality at upstream supply network.
Index Terms- Agriculture Supply Chain, Food Safety, Supplier Relationship