Economic uncertainty and global pressures are increasing the demand that supply chain professionals place on network strategy. One of the core processes of a distribution network gaining a great deal of attention is reverse logistics. Rightfully so, this segment of the supply chain seems to be one that can contribute significant supply chain efficiency and generate immediate savings. But what is clear in the reverse logistics domain is that finding the right reverse strategy is not a one size fits all approach.
As Patrick Burnson, Executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites discusses in a Logistics Management article, several key factors for an efficient Reverse Logistics strategy.