Reverse Logistics

Stakeholder Collaboration Could Unlock Reverse Logistics Profitability

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 · Brian Straight
As reverse logistics becomes a bigger focus for brands, collaboration between stakeholders is becoming a must.

Spotlight on Reverse Logistics

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 · Brian Straight
With more than 5,000 companies in the space, consolidation could be the word for 2024.

Retail in Reverse: Surveying the state of returns

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 · Gary Forger
A Supply Chain Management Review/ Peerless Research Group survey finds that retailers are adapting but there is still work to be done on reverse logistics.

National Retail Federation Acquires Reverse Logistics Association

Thursday, September 7, 2023 · Brian Straight
The National Retail Federation is acquiring the Reverse Logistics Association as it looks to bolster its circular economy advocacy.

Putting the retail supply chain in reverse

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 · Bridget McCrea
Retailers that don’t consider product returns their biggest source of supply may want to rethink their reverse logistics approaches for 2023.

Chris Rezendes named to the Reverse Logistics Association Advisory Board

Friday, December 9, 2022 · SCMR Staff
He is with OnProcess, a company that transforms supply chains that has been involved with the RLA since 2005.

How to help your 3PLs manage returns better

Friday, March 4, 2022 · By Dan Pellathy, Ivan Russo and Ayman Omar
So many companies want to tighten control over their 3PL returns processes. However, research suggests that the best approach may be to let go.

Many Happy Returns

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 · Gary Forger
Returns are a proverbial mess for all but the most accomplished retailers. Going forward, part of a company’s reputation and success will be a reflection of the sophistication and responsiveness of their reverse logistics strategy and processes.

JSCM Video: How to manage outsourced reverse supply chain operations

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
The reverse logistics supply chain has never been more important. Yet, different approaches to managing outsourced relationships can produce different results

The Rebound Podcast: Is there a subscription in your supply chain future?

Thursday, January 28, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
Listen in as Ranjan Roy, vice president of strategy for Adore Me, discusses what it takes to roll out a subscription-based supply chain

CBRE report highlights reverse logistics gains paving the way for increased development

Thursday, December 10, 2020 · Jeff Berman
While there has been a heightened sense of attention being paid to the overload of goods ordered online this holiday season, due, in large part, to the COVID-19 pandemic, one inevitable aspect of the frenetic pace of holiday-related e-commerce activity will be how much of an…

Supply Chain Resolution 2020: Fix Returns

Friday, January 17, 2020 · Gary Forger
There's real margin and customer satisfaction sitting in those piles of returns over in the far corner of the distribution center. Now is the time to create effective processes to gain control of returns. By mid-year you'll be glad you did.

January 2020 Issue of SCMR: Shift into reverse

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 · Bob Trebilcock
For the supply chains of the retailer, manufacturer or brand owner, returns are a once-neglected area that is growing into a major focus of supply chain managers who don't want to see their organizations lose their shirt taking back our shirts. As supply chain managers,…

NextGen Supply Chain: Try something new and stop choking on your returns

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 · Gary Forger Special Projects Editor SCMR
Returns are on a trajectory to move from being tactical to strategic and from a cost center to profit center. NextGen technologies will make those shifts possible.

Innovation Strategies: Upcycling can take sustainable supply chains beyond recycling

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 · Sirish Gouda, Sanjeev Swami and Debabrata Ghosh
The industry can improve its environmental performance by increasing the volume of product it recycles. But there is another, less well-known strategy available that is attracting attention: upcycling.



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