The Reverse Logistics Magazine is a monthly digital publication of the Reverse Logistics Associationwith a circulation of 90,000 readers worldwide. Reverse logistics is a process that crosses all industries including High-Tech, Retail, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Automotive and Aerospace, just to name a few.
The magazine provides the latest information regarding the various areas of reverse logistics including returns management, refurbishment, field service and warranty management.
Reverse Logistics News Highlights
iPad Mini Screen Repair Now Easier with ScrewMat for iPad Mini WIFI
08 December 2013 – ScrewMat.com has released the latest version of ScrewMats, including the ScrewMat for iPad Mini WIFI. The ScrewMat is a tool and magnetic guide that helps professional repair technicians and amateur do-it-yourself repair consumers more accurately disassemble and reassemble their own iPad Mini mobile tablet device.
“The LCD screen repair for the iPad Mini can be extremely difficult. The ScrewMat helps the repair technician and DIY repair enthusiast accurately keep track of a variety of small screws and pieces within the iPad Mini WIFI, said Tony Baker, Vice President of Marketing for ScrewMat.com. The ScrewMat for iPad MINI WIFI saves time and money for out of warranty repairs, and that makes the ScrewMat that much more valuable. Said Baker.
Bullitt Group Leverages B2X to Support Customer Care
09 December 2013 – B2X Care Solutions, the leading provider of customer care for electronic devices, today announced that Bullitt Group, a company that designs, manufactures, markets, and sells smart mobile phones and consumer electronics in partnership with global brands, has selected B2X to become its exclusive customer care partner for all of its licensed brands including Caterpillar.
B2X’s dedicated team will support all customer care activities, managing repairs and logistics through its SMARTLOGISTICS, SMARTREPAIR, and SMARTPARTS offerings. B2X SMARTLOGISTICS will support the collection, transportation, receiving, sorting and returning of electronic devices, B2X SMARTREPAIR will provide a scalable solution to ensure a consistent and reliable process to manage device repairs globally, and B2X SMARTPARTS will enable the optimization of spare parts availability and inventory levels.
Heavy Weight New Member For Coalition For American Electronics Recycling
8 December 2013- Global electronic component and enterprising computing solutions supplier, Arrow Electronics has become the newest member of the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER) to support the passage of the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act (RERA HR 2791).
CAER explained that RERA will require domestic processing of non-working e-scrap to ensure that toxic materials in computers, cell phones, TVs and other electronics are responsibly managed in the U.S.
As a result, the organisation said that U.S. export of tested, working electronics and recycled commodities is expected to grow with passage of RERA, and that a recent study conducted concluded that RERA may generate up to 42,000 new jobs with an annual payroll of $1 billion.
Despite Black Friday Boom, Logistics Workers Get Sold Short
26 November 2013- Black Friday is a busy time for big-box retailers, as well as the warehouse workers that move their products. But despite claims that the industry provides middle class wages for blue-collar jobs, a recent study finds that warehouse workers in the Inland Empire area of California average $23,000 per year for men and $19,000 per year for women.
Contrast that with $45,000 per yearthe figure cited by an industry model developed by the Southern Californian Association of Governments, says Juan De Lara, author of the study and an assistant professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.
Research And Markets: ICT Innovations Enabling Collaborative Supply Chains (Technical Insights)
DUBLIN—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lsvp9/ict_innovations) has announced the addition of the “ICT Innovations Enabling Collaborative Supply Chains (Technical Insights)” report to their offering.
By virtue of a collaborative supply chain, a singular view of goods and services among various entities involved in the value chain can be obtained. It not only improves the supplier-buyer relationship through value enhancement, but also increases productivity. The collaborative nature facilitates better utilization of resources and more efficient management. This research service offers insights on how ICT may evolve to accelerate collaboration for Supply Chain vendors.