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Reverse Logistics and Environmental Management

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Environmental issues affect numerous logistical decisions throughout the value chain. This research identifies strategies that are most and least popular for managing and responding to such issues, and provides evidence of relationships between select company characteristics and the particular types of strategies employed in managing logistics-related environmental impacts. Data sources included companies in the United States, Canada, and the European Union. Study results suggest that the green logistics strategies of recycling materials, reducing consumption, and reusing materials are universally popular among western ...
Another definition is provided by the APICS Dictionary when it defines SCM as the "design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand, and measuring performance globally."
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Working together means recycling better, Italian study shows
Researchers in Italy have proposed a new reverse-logistics model to help manufacturers manage returned electronics equipment more efficiently. EU legislation passed in 2003 requires all Member States to have an operational system for recovering discarded electronics. The new study, published in the International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, offers valuable insights into how the product take-back system might be optimised as a whole. Advances in technology, together with the shortening lifespan of electronic goods, has led to an increasing volume of electronic waste being generated every year. Indeed, this ... market research, surveys and trends
15 Green Supply Chain Studies You Should Know About
Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is gaining much importance in many industries due to pressure from the government and environmental consciousness among the customers, to gain competitive advantage.    We have compiled a list of Green Supply Chain studies to assist you in your efforts to address these issues.  The green supply chain studies we spotlight cover the following topics: the role that the logistics and transport sector plays in reducing emissions; the effects of ISO 14001 certification on the promotion of green supply chain management (GSCM), research on interest and implementation of green supply chain ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
REVERSE LOGISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Going Backwards: Reverse Logistics Trends and Practices
very few good reverse logistics management systems were found. Competitive issues (33.7 percent) and management inattention (26.8 percent) also hamper ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Reverse Logistics Association Newsletter - November 2006
Singapore's third annual RLTS Conference and Expo took place on October 24-26, 2006. OEMs, ODMs, Branded Companies and 3PSPs gathered from across the world to share best practices and discuss industry issues. Companies in attendance included Nokia, Agilent Technologies, Cisco, Apple, Toshiba and Fujitsu. The entire list of companies represented is available on the Event Attendees page. The keynote address was delivered by John Benardino of Hewlett-Packard who looked at both internal and external challenges in the post-sales environment. He discussed proper recognition of costs associated with those services and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
CPS Unveils Its "Single Source" Green Solution to the Multi Billion Dollar ...
today announced that it has begun implementing its 'Single Source Solution' business model which includes reverse logistics of returned items, remanufacturing, recycling and re-selling of brand name appliances. The company's capabilities include the complete repair of all major brand appliances including microwave ovens, refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, power washers, grills, coffee makers, shavers and many other large and smaller appliances. Commenting on the Company's new model, Darren Krantz, the Company's founder and CEO, stated, "We have built a model that responds to the environmental ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Image Microsystems Selects SunGard Availability Services to Maintain 24/7 ...
/PRNewswire/ -- Image Microsystems, a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling and recycled plastic products manufacturing, has selected SunGard Availability Services to provide colocation services . SunGard will provide colocation services to help Image Microsystems improve information availability and ensure data security without straining internal IT resources. Serving computer and consumer electronics manufacturers and retailers, Image Microsystems' solutions include complex product tracking systems and Web portals for customers to manage their assets.  By utilizing ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Reverse Logistics and Environmental Management
Reverse Logistics and Environmental Management. Costas P. Pappis, Stavros E. Daniel, Giannis T. Tsoulfas. 1. Introduction (1 page) ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Calendar | International Waste Activities | Wastes | US EPA
BIOMASS unites current and future producers of biomass-derived power, fuels, and chemicals with waste generators, energy crop growers, municipal leaders, utility executives, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, project developers, investors, and policy makers Conference: Environmental Toxicology 2010 Date: May 4-6 Location: Cyprus Purpose: This International conference will address the need for the exchange of scientific information among experts on issues related to environmental toxicology, toxicity assessment and hazardous waste management Conference: ISRI ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
1 Sustainable Reverse Logistics for Distribution of Industrial ...
Keywords: industrial waste/by-product, reverse logistics, environmental cost, .... During the early nineties, the Council of Logistics Management ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What can you safely outsource? | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
Today's current climate is all about renewed opportunity, but the ongoing uncertainty is driving firms to pursue the dual strategy of cost-elimination with increased focus on sharpening their competitive edge. When the core issue is purely cost-elimination, the aging theory was to focus on outsourcing non-core processes and retaining the core, however, analyst Mike Atwood invokes some interesting theory that the old core/non-core argument isn't weighing up to much in this economy - it's more about making outsourcing decisions based on your basis of competition. Love to hear your views on Mike's theory, ...
Occupational (OSHA) and Environmental Hazards: Water supplier ...
I am the project manager for the site. The site does not have a potable water supply at the facility. The Government employees have water brought in through a water company and distribute it through dispensers and throw away cups. Our lowest bidder contractor wants to squeeze every penny. So it has been an uphill battle to enforce OSHA regulations. After telling them that there is no way to put a cap on the amount of drinking water a person consumes in probably the hottest enviorment on earth in which we work. I am looking for other middle ground options. Option 1: Our work statement is vague what is to be provided by the ...