1. Discuss packaging material challenges in the case of table grapes. Based on Figure 7.1, what can be done to reduce packaging material waste?
2. Discuss logistics and transport challenges from a packaging perspective in the case of table grapes. Based on Figure 7.1, what can be done to improve logistics and transport efficiency in the global supply chain of table grapes?
3. Table 7.2 describes challenges regarding packed table grapes in different supply chain stages. How can the packaging system address these challenges? What potential trade-offs do you foresee?
4. How should a farmer or producer select a packaging system for table grapes? How can different supply chain requirements be identified and included? How should costs and benefits be shared when sustainable packaging is accomplished?
5. In what way can a packaging system for table grapes add a competitive advantage? Operations Management homework help