Federico Caniato

Core Faculty | Full Professor

Short Profile outline

Federico Caniato is Full Professor of Supply Chain and Procurement Management at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. He earned a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in Management Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He is the director of the International Master in Supply Chain and Procurement Management of MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business. Federico Caniato is member of the board of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). He authored several international publications on various Operations and Supply Chain Management journals, and he is Associate Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.

Education

PHD: Management Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Master of Science: Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione e organizzazione aziendale

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione e organizzazione aziendale

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione e organizzazione aziendale

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione aziendale A

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione aziendale A

Analisi e progettazione dei processi aziendali

Gestione aziendale A

Survey and experimental research methodology

Survey and experimental research methodology

Research challenges in global value chain

Survey and experimental research methodology

Teaching Areas: SUPPLY CHAIN & PURCHASING MANAGEMENT (SCPM)

EMBA

Specializing masters

Research

The research interests of Federico Caniato are in the fields of Supply Chain and Procurement Management, in the last years he has focused on Supply Chain Finance, Supply Chain Sustainability and Supply Chain Resilience. He focused in particular on the Food and Fashion industries. He is the director of the Supply Chain Finance Observatory, the leading research initiative in Italy on the topic, in close collaboration with the international Supply Chain Finance Community. He is also one of the directors of the Food Sustainability Observatory.

Relevant Publications

Moretto A.| Grassi L.| Caniato F.| Giorgino M.| Ronchi S., "Supply chain finance: From traditional to supply chain credit rating", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25, 197-217

León-Bravo V.| Caniato F.| Caridi M., "Sustainability in multiple stages of the food supply chain in Italy: practices, performance and reputation", Operations Management Research, 12, 40-61

León-Bravo V.| Moretto A.| Cagliano R.| Caniato F., "Innovation for sustainable development in the food industry: Retro and forward-looking innovation approaches to improve quality and healthiness", Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26, 1049-1062

Caniato F.| Henke M.| Zsidisin G.A., "Supply chain finance: Historical foundations, current research, future developments", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25, 99-104

Macchion L.; Da Giau A.; Caniato Federico; Caridi Maria; Danese P.; Rinaldi R.; Vinelli A., "Strategic approaches to sustainability in fashion supply chain management", Production Planning and Control, 29, 9-28

Maestrini Vieri;| Martinez V.; Neely A.; Luzzini Davide; Caniato Federico; Maccarrone Paolo, "The relationship regulator: a buyer-supplier collaborative performance measurement system", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 38, 2022-2039

Caniato Federico; Doran D.; Sousa R.; Boer H., "Designing and developing OM research – from concept to publication", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 38, 1836-1856

Moretto Antonella; Macchion L.; Lion A.; Caniato Federico; Danese P.; Vinelli A., "Designing a roadmap towards a sustainable supply chain: A focus on the fashion industry", Journal of Cleaner Production, 193, 169-184

Maestrini Vieri; Luzzini Davide; Caniato Federico; Maccarrone Paolo; Ronchi Stefano, "Measuring supply chain performance: a lifecycle framework and a case study", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 38, 934-956

Macchion Laura;Moretto Antonella;Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Danese Pamela;Spina Gianluca;Vinelli Andrea, "Improving innovation performance through environmental practices in the fashion industry: the moderating effect of internationalisation and the influence of collaboration", PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 28, 190-201

Golini Ruggero;Moretto Antonella;Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Kalchschmidt Matteo, "Developing sustainability in the Italian meat supply chain: an empirical investigation", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 55, 1183-1209

Maestrini Vieri;Luzzini Davide;Maccarrone Paolo;Caniato Federico F. A., "Supply chain performance measurement systems: A systematic review and research agenda", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 183, 299-315

Golini Ruggero;Caniato Federico F. A.;Kalchschmidt Matteo, "Supply chain integration within global manufacturing networks: A contingency flow-based view", JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, 28, 334-352

León-Bravo Verónica;Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Johnsen Thomas, "Collaboration for sustainability in the food supply chain: A multi-stage study in Italy", SUSTAINABILITY, 9, 1-21

Caniato Federico F. A.;Gelsomino Luca M.;Perego Alessandro;Ronchi Stefano, "Does finance solve the supply chain financing problem?", SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 21, 534-549

Da Giau Alessandro;Macchion Laura;Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Danese Pamela;Rinaldi Rinaldo;Vinelli Andrea, "Sustainability practices and web-based communication: An analysis of the Italian fashion industry", JOURNAL OF FASHION MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT, 20, 72-88

Golini Ruggero;Caniato Federico F. A.;Kalchschmidt Matteo, "Linking global value chains and supply chain management: evidence from the electric motors industry", PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 27, 934-951

Kauppi Katri;Longoni Annachiara;Caniato Federico F. A.;Kuula Markku, "Managing country disruption risks and improving operational performance: risk management along integrated supply chains", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 182, 484-495

Spina Gianluca;Caniato Federico F. A.;Luzzini Davide;Ronchi Stefano, "Assessing the use of External Grand Theories in Purchasing and Supply Management research", JOURNAL OF PURCHASING & SUPPLY MANAGEMENT, 22, 18-30

Caniato Federico F. A.;Elia Stefano;Luzzini Davide;Piscitello Lucia;Ronchi Stefano, "Location drivers, governance model and performance in service offshoring", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 163, 189-199

Macchion Laura;Moretto Antonella;Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Danese Pamela;Vinelli Andrea, "Production and supply network strategies within the fashion industry", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 163, 173-188

Caniato Federico F. A.;Ronchi Stefano;Luzzini Davide;Brivio Olimpio, "Total cost of ownership along the supply chain: A model applied to the tinting industry", PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 26, 427-437

Caniato Federico F. A.;Crippa Luca;Pero Margherita;Sianesi Andrea;Spina Gianluca, "Internationalisation and outsourcing of operations and product development in the fashion industry", PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 26, 706-722

Luzzini Davide;Amann Markus;Caniato Federico F. A.;Essig Michael;Ronchi Stefano, "The path of innovation: Purchasing and supplier involvement into new product development", INDUSTRIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT, 47, 109-120

Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Moretto Antonella;Sianesi Andrea;Spina Gianluca, "Integrating international fashion retail into new product development", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 147, 294-306

Caniato Federico F. A.;Elia Stefano;Luzzini Davide;Piscitello Lucia, "Governance choice in global sourcing of services: The impact on service quality and cost saving performance", GLOBAL STRATEGY JOURNAL, 4, 181-199

Caniato Federico F. A.;Luzzini Davide;Ronchi Stefano, "Purchasing performance management systems: an empirical investigation", PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 25, 616-635

Luzzini Davide;Longoni Annachiara;Moretto Antonella;Caniato Federico F. A.;Brun Alessandro, "Organizing IT purchases: Evidence from a global study", JOURNAL OF PURCHASING & SUPPLY MANAGEMENT, 20, 143-155

Luzzini Davide;Caniato Federico F. A.;Spina Gianluca, "Designing vendor evaluation systems: An empirical analysis", JOURNAL OF PURCHASING & SUPPLY MANAGEMENT, 20, 113-129

Caniato Federico F. A.;Golini Ruggero;Kalchschmidt Matteo, "The effect of global supply chain configuration on the relationship between supply chain improvement programs and performance", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 143, 285-293

Spina Gianluca;Caniato Federico F. A.;Luzzini Davide;Ronchi Stefano, "Past, present and future trends of purchasing and supply management: An extensive literature review", INDUSTRIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT, 42, 1202-1212

Caniato Federico F. A.;Caridi Maria;Moretto Antonella, "Dynamic capabilities for fashion-luxury supply chain innovation", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT, 41, 940-960

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • 2018 IPSERA IFPSM Best Paper Award for the paper “Supply Chain Resilience: an earthquake investigation in the Italian Biomedical industry from a multi-tier perspective” , 27/03/2018 - to date
  • 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence – Highly Commended paper in Supply Chain Management: an International Journal for the paper “Does finance solve the supply chain financing problem?” , 03/07/2017 - to date
  • IPSERA IFPSM Best Paper Award for the paper “Sustainability assessment in the food supply chain: the case of Grana Padano cheese in Italy”, 22/03/2016 - to date

Service to the community

  • Programme Director of MSCPM at MIP, 01/09/2009 - to date
  • Programme Director of iMSCPM at MIP, 01/09/2018 - to date
  • Director - Executive Program in Strategic Supply Chain and Purchasing Management, 01/08/2007 - to date
  • Member of the PhD Board - PhD Program in Management Engineering, 01/01/2015 - to date
  • Associate Editor of Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Reviewer for: International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Production Economics, Production Planning and Control

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