Towards the virtual enterprise in food industry

Luís Manuel Camarinha-Matos, Ricardo Carelli, J Pellicer, M Martin

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The case for the development of the Virtual Enterprise concept in the Agribusiness sector is presented. Current tendencies and the strategy of an European — Latin American project (SCM+) are discussed. A preliminary Petri net model of the interactions in a food supply chain is illustrated as part of the approach to assess current situation and characterize the information infrastructure needs. Finally, a summary of the major functional requirements for a Virtual Enterprise reference architecture is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRe-engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 1997
EventISIP’97, OE/IFIP/IEEE Int. Conf. on Integrated and Sustainable Industrial Production - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 14 May 1997 → …


ConferenceISIP’97, OE/IFIP/IEEE Int. Conf. on Integrated and Sustainable Industrial Production
Abbreviated titleISIP’97
Period14/05/97 → …


  • Supply chain
  • Electronic Commerce.
  • Virtual enterprise
  • Petri nets
  • Agribusiness


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