Special Report on
Reverse Logistics and Environmental Management
Reverse Logistics and Environmental Management - Trends
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There is a new focus on reverse logistics, as a growing number of articles in the trade press (Jedd 1999, 2000; Melbin 1995; Ross 1998; "Shifting Logistics" 1999), and conference sessions bear out (Austhof, Helferich, and Otis 1997; Rogers 1998; Stock 1998b). Several books and papers have recently been published on the topic (Carter and Ellram 1998; Kopicki et al. 1993; Krikke 1998; Kroon and Vrijens 1995; Pohlen and Farris 1992; Stock 1992, 1998a; Theirry et al. 1995). While there is new interest in reverse logistics, little is known about the size and scope of reverse logistics activities: How much money is being ...
Logistics constitute a vital link in the present day transportation systems. They have improved the cost, efficiency and reliability aspects of our delivery systems comprising the end part of supply chain. However, the negative environmental impact of transport movements leading to high fuel consumption emissions, enhanced noise levels, movement vibrations and accident rates have now reached such high proportions that the sustainability issues have inevitably come to the forefront of discussions all the world over. Logistics, including the reverse distribution logistics, have to be made ... Read More
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