The importance of reverse logistics in your supply chain network

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Iman Niroomand Reverse logistics is defined as the process of moving goods beyond their typical final destination for things like re-use, capturing value, or proper disposal. All these processes require the product travel in reverse through your supply chain network.

What Your Inventory Reveals about Your Reverse Logistics

PLS Logistics

Common goals for reverse logistics are to improve customer satisfaction, cut costs, maximize return on assets. Reversing the supply chain means taking in returns, recalls, damaged goods and overstocked merchandise and recapturing its value or disposing of it.

The Complete Logistics Picture: The Role of Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics. In fact, the top carriers actively invested in parcel in reverse logistics to offer more options to shippers, such as the $1.4

6 Benefits of Effective a Reverse Logistics System & The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts, materials and products from the consumer back to the producer. Reverse Logistics Information Systems.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

And it is when that shipment does not arrive in its best condition that shippers experience the reverse logistics process. Reverse logistics is the invariable result of unintended consequences, which are typically referred to as “over, short and damaged” (OS&D).

A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Reverse Logistics Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has initiated a research project to help enterprises design networks for reverse logistics operations that meet their organizational objectives.

Access The Big Benefits of an Effective Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay

Cerasis

Cerasis put on a 75-minute webinar entitled, The "Big Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics" Webinar on September 30th, 2015 at 2:00 PM CST. We had a great turnout with over 170 logistics managers, supply chain officers, and those in the transportation world registering and attending the webinar. Download the Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay, Transcript, and Presentation by Filling out the Form Below. What is Reverse Logistics?

Reverse Logistics: Who Does it Well?

Logistics Bureau

It would be tempting to think of reverse logistics as forward logistics done backwards. Reverse logistic isn’t simply a reverse gear. Reverse logistics can also have a dramatic effect on steering a company’s fortunes. Reverse logistics is therefore worth doing, and worth doing properly. Looking to real-life examples for inspiration, we can ask, ‘Who does reverse logistics well?’ Logistics

Reverse logistics blues should not be “business as usual”

Quintiq

For all of you “in the know”, we are talking about reverse logistics – the “dark side” mix of art and science of the supply chain operations strategy. This will allow you to reuse your existing supply chain network and use existing logistics resources. Transport & Logistics

Moving Forward After a Reverse Logistics Pitfall

ModusLink Corporation

While a company’s forward logistics operations may […]. The post Moving Forward After a Reverse Logistics Pitfall appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions. Returns Management logistics returns reverse logistics RL supply chain warehouse

Noting National Returns Day and the Importance of Reverse Logistics

Supply Chain Matters

It marks the busiest day for customer returning their goods from holiday online purchases and further reflects that just as online sales have driven permanent shifts in consumer shopping habits, holiday returns are also an important logistics factor. Omni-Channel Commerce Supply Chain Impacts Retail Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Reverse Logistics Supply chain Matters blog UPS business strategies UPS Inc

“Smartphone Inferno”: Lessons in Reverse Logistics

Kewill

Why should we focus on reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is defined as the process of moving goods from the point of consumption to the point of origin (manufacturer or retailer) to recapture value or ensure proper disposal. Samsung Electronics Co.,

A glass half full – the positive side of beverage reverse logistics in Asia

Quintiq

So far, I focused on issues related to demand, supply, production , and product distribution logistics. In this blog, I am going to shine a light on one more aspect of the beverage industry: reverse logistics. Piecing together the reverse logistics puzzle.

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9 Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics Process & 5 Advantages of Partnering with a 3PL

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts , materials and products from the consumer back to the producer. Thus, reverse logistics management has developed into a discipline that produces cost reductions, adds efficiencies and improves the consumer experience. 5 Benefits of Reverse Logistics Management for Asset Recovery.

[WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Here at Cerasis, we think it’s important that our clients and customers understand that transportation reverse logistics (or reverse logistics in general for that matter) is much more than just a flashy buzzword. What is Reverse Logistics?

Supply chain kan niet zonder reverse logistics

Kewill

Supply chain kan niet zonder reverse logistics. Je kunt dan ook maar beter je reverse logistics goed op orde hebben, zodat in geval nood snel actie kan worden ondernomen. Sterker nog, reverse logistics moet een standaard onderdeel zijn van de supply chain. Maar om snel en efficiënt te kunnen handelen, moet de infrastructuur voor reverse logistics wel op orde zijn.

Supply chain kan niet zonder reverse logistics

Kewill

Supply chain kan niet zonder reverse logistics. Je kunt dan ook maar beter je reverse logistics goed op orde hebben, zodat in geval nood snel actie kan worden ondernomen. Sterker nog, reverse logistics moet een standaard onderdeel zijn van de supply chain. Maar om snel en efficiënt te kunnen handelen, moet de infrastructuur voor reverse logistics wel op orde zijn.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Reverse Logistics: Managing the Business Circle of Life

Cerasis

Reverse logistics could be the business equivalent to the passage of time and life for nature. And at the end, check out a nice infographic speaking more to reverse logistics strategies and practices. Ultimately, the company would make more money through Reverse Logistics.

The Secrets to a Solid Reverse Logistics Strategy

Transportfolio

Reverse logistics may come into play. While it used to be an afterthought, reverse logistics is starting to play a larger role in many supply chains. Reverse logistics is about making strategic decisions when your product reaches the end of its life.

Turning Reverse Logistics into Profit

APICS

Once consumers take their unwanted items back to retailers, resellers and reverse logistics groups acquire those items to turn their own profits

Are Your Reverse Logistics Leaking Profits?

Supply Chain Cowboy

In this episode of the Supply Chain Cowboy Podcast, I talk with Curtis Greve to get his expert advice on how best to handle reverse logistics. Reverse logistics are kind of funny in that they tend to fly under the radar. He’s also one of the founders of the Reverse Logistics & Sustainability Council (RLSC), the premier group on advancing the field of reverse logistics.

Reverse Logistics Management for Supply Chain Cost Reductions

Logistics Bureau

Without a dedicated management focus, reverse logistics can impact supply chain costs substantially. Many of the costs associated with reverse logistics are hidden, making this a bountiful hunting ground for supply chain cost reductions, for those who dare to go looking.

The 5 R's of Reverse Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Check out this infographic and learn how smart logistics can generate a better bottom line. When it comes to maintaining loyalty, helping customers ship products back to you can matter as much as getting the products to them in the first place.

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Supply Chain Opz

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations. What is reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is often seen as a clerical function. Reason code appears to be a very important factor to the success or failure of a reverse logistics program.

Product Recalls and Reverse Logistics: How to Cure the Headache

Logistics Viewpoints

Reverse LogisticsAs a concerned parent, I certainly pay more attention to product recalls now than, say, six years ago. But it also seems like product recalls are making the headlines a lot more often these days.

[Infographic] Focusing on Customer Returns in Reverse Logistics to Increase Customer Experience

Cerasis

The guys at Store Traffic have put together this infographic below which investigates the whole area of returns; it looks at some interesting stats; it explains the concept of " reverse logistics " and lots more. Infographics Reverse Logistics

Royal Wedding Returns: Why Brands Need to be the Kings/Queens of Reverse Logistics

ModusLink Corporation

The post Royal Wedding Returns: Why Brands Need to be the Kings/Queens of Reverse Logistics appeared first on Steel Connect. Value-Added Returns Replacement e-commerce returns reverse logistics

[WEBINAR] The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Cerasis, an expert technology solutions and transportation management service provider invites you to a 60 minute Webinar titled " The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics " to air live on September 30th, 2015 at 2 PM CST. Mastering Transportation Reverse Logistics Starts with Education, Then a Strategy of How RevLog Fits with Traditional, and Technology to Execute. What is Reverse Logistics?

Putting Your Supply Chain in Reverse to Go Forward

Ryder Exchange

Being smart about your supply chain means optimizing every link – from forward to reverse logistics. Automotive Network Design Retail Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Technology

Advanced Reverse Logistics Strategies Workshop & Conference

Supply Chain Movement

RLCON 2013: Advanced Reverse Logistics Strategies Workshop & Conference. The Conference will provide valuable insights on implementation of cost effective reverse logistic process for optimal ROI.

Streamlining Reverse Logistics

Inbound Logistics

Manage reverse logistics to reduce costs and recover investment on damaged and expired products, and inventory returns

Making Reverse Logistics a Value Driver

ModusLink Corporation

Products returned through reverse logistics – the process associated with managing a product or material after the point of sale being moved to maximize its value – are most commonly thought of and disregarded as defective or unwanted customer returns.

5 Reasons Why a 3PL Should Manage Your Reverse Logistics

Saddle Creek Logistic Services

The post 5 Reasons Why a 3PL Should Manage Your Reverse Logistics appeared first on Saddle Creek Logistics Services. Poor fit, wrong color, changed mind… Whatever the reason, the fact is that online retailing has an extraordinarily high volume of returns.