Supply Chain refers to a logistical management system which integrates the sequence of activities from delivery of raw materials to the manufacturer through to delivery of the finished product to the customer into measurable components.
- The Modern Supply Chain: Just in Time distribution system
- Food distribution system: Transportation (trucks, ships, railroad, and airplanes), warehousing (such as Amazon.com, Costco), and retail facilities (such as Wal-Mart) which move food from the food production system to consumers.
- Systems of support
- Food production system: Modern industrial big Agri-business versus Permaculture