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The '''[[food]] [[distribution]] [[system]]''' consists of a chain of [[transportation]] (such as [[truck]]s, [[ship]]s, [[railroad]], and [[airplane]]s), [[warehouse|warehousing]] (such as [[Amazon.com]], [[Costco]]), and [[retail]] facilities such as [[Walmart]] and [[supermarket]]s) which move food from the [[food production system]] to [[consumer]]s.
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The '''[[food]] [[distribution]] [[system]]''' consists of a chain of [[transportation]] (such as [[truck]]s, [[ship]]s, [[railroad]], and [[airplane]]s), [[warehouse|warehousing]] (such as [[Amazon.com]] and [[Costco]]), and [[retail]] facilities (such as [[Walmart]] and [[grocery store]]s) which move food from the [[food production system]] to [[consumer]]s.
 
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==Threats==
 
==Threats==
Some examples of [[threat]]]s to the food distribution system include:
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Some examples of [[threat]]s to the food distribution system include:
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* [[Just in time|Just in Time]] distribution system
 
* [[Labor strike#Trucker Strike|Trucker strike]]
 
* [[Labor strike#Trucker Strike|Trucker strike]]
 
* [[Labor union]] [[strike]]
 
* [[Labor union]] [[strike]]
 
* Prices of a barrel of [[crude oil]] and hence the price of [[gasoline]] and [[diesel]]
 
* Prices of a barrel of [[crude oil]] and hence the price of [[gasoline]] and [[diesel]]
 
* [[Man-made disaster]]s such as [[war]] and [[terrorism]]
 
* [[Man-made disaster]]s such as [[war]] and [[terrorism]]
* [[natural disaster]]s such as [[storm]]s, [[tornado]]s, [[hurricane]]s, [[earthquake]]s, etc.
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* [[Natural disaster]]s such as [[storm]]s, [[tornado]]s, [[hurricane]]s, [[earthquake]]s, etc.<ref>[https://www.amazon.com/Christopher-Steiner/e/B001UO7HUG/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 Christopher Steiner], ''20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better'', https://www.amazon.com/20-Per-Gallon-Inevitable-Gasoline/dp/B0046LUJCS Accessed December 15, 2014</ref>
  
==See Also==
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==See also==
 
* [[Essay:Systems of support|Systems of support]]
 
* [[Essay:Systems of support|Systems of support]]
 
* [[Essay:Alternative systems of support|Alternative systems of support]]
 
* [[Essay:Alternative systems of support|Alternative systems of support]]
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Latest revision as of 07:54, 9 April 2019

The food distribution system consists of a chain of transportation (such as trucks, ships, railroad, and airplanes), warehousing (such as Amazon.com and Costco), and retail facilities (such as Walmart and grocery stores) which move food from the food production system to consumers.

Threats

Some examples of threats to the food distribution system include:

See also

References

  1. Christopher Steiner, 20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better, https://www.amazon.com/20-Per-Gallon-Inevitable-Gasoline/dp/B0046LUJCS Accessed December 15, 2014

External links