The Reverse Logistics Magazine is a monthly digital publication of the Reverse Logistics Association with 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
22 February 2015 – The world is not short of updated and refurbished business aircraft. However, few can be considered truly remanufactured with major airframe structure, avionics, new design engines, and fresh paint and interior installed.
How To Reduce The Toxic Impact Of Your Ex-Smartphone
20 February 2015 – The collective impact of all the iPhones and other devices we buy, use and then discard must be mind-boggling at this point. Has anyone quantified this and what can we do to start reducing waste from such items?
Toxic E-Waste Piles Up As Manufacturers End Free Recycling
20 February 2015 – Some 55 million pounds of e-waste could be recycled in 2015, but that’s not likely to happen despite laws on the books
How Can Businesses Prepare For A World Of 9 Billion?
20 February 2015 – By 2050, the global population is expected to grow to a whopping 9.6 billion people. The economy will likely double in size. You dont have to be an environmental scientist to envision the toll this kind of growth and increased consumption will take on our planet.
How 125 Million Old Smartphones Are Going To Waste
19 February 2015 – Your smartphone may be pretty clever, but it seems the processes for collecting old handsets are not: the vast majority are either dumped in landfill or left to gather dust in drawers. Reversing this trend could halve the carbon footprint of mobile devices and drive a second-hand market already worth $3bn a year in the US, a new report from Green Alliance has found.