Localization Patterns of Urban Food Distribution Centers in Metropolitan Lima
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This chapter is aimed at exploring the patterns that guide the decision of food urban distribution centers in the city of Lima, which is characterized by spontaneous and unplanned growth, and where the inhabitants of the city mainly source of trade traditional with 1,200 food markets and 100,000 neighborhood stores. The rapid food system consultation tool created by FAO was used, which triangulated secondary sources and applied surveys in households, retail traders, and wholesalers. A statistical and spatial description was made of location factors: commercial density, supply habits of the retail and UDC, accessibility, connectivity, land use and access barriers to the land. It was concluded with the identification of four patterns of settlement of UDC: demand, supply, mobility, and land availability.
How to citeMendez, C., Lazarte, M., & Cacho, R. (2019). Localization Patterns of Urban Food Distribution Centers in Metropolitan Lima. En J. Gonzalez-Feliu, M. Chong, J. Vargas Florez, & J. Padilla Solis (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Urban and Humanitarian Logistics (pp. 38-67 ). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-8160-4.ch003
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