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Lean and Technology: Working Hand in Hand to Enable and Energize Your Global Supply Chain by Paul A. Myerson

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17. Reverse Logistics Systems

Reverse logistics is a process that until recent times hasn’t been put under the microscope. Really examining reverse logistics can help companies significantly reduce waste and improve profits.

As the name implies, it is the reverse of what has been described so far in terms of plan, source, make, and deliver. Reverse logistics can be defined as the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient flow of recyclable and reusable materials, returns, and reworks from the point of consumption for the purpose of repair, remanufacturing, redistribution, or disposal.

In addition, with today’s environmental concerns, organizations need to try to integrate environment thinking into the entire supply chain ...

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