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
$35 Million Residential Recycling Center Opens In Montgomery; Brings 110 Jobs
14 April 2014 – The city of Montgomery celebrated the grand opening today of an innovative new facility that is bringing residential recycling and 110 new jobs to the city.
Construction on the advanced mixed materials recovery facility (MRF) began in July of 2013, and it is set to start operating next week, two months ahead of schedule. The facility will divert 80 percent of waste from the landfill.
Consumers Unaware Of Recycling Options For E-Waste
11 April 2014 – According to a new survey by EcoATM, 57 percent of American device owners have idle cell phones in their homes, yet only 22 percent state they have previously recycled cell phones they no longer use.
Electronic waste is the fastest growing segment of waste streams and will continue to grow as more new phones and tablets are coming to market each year.
Case New Holland Remanufacturing To Present On Expanding A PLM Deployment At Aras ACE 2014 Conference
11 April 2014 – Aras, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Case New Holland Remanufacturing (CNH Reman), a leading provider of remanufactured products and services, will present at ACE 2014, the companys annual global conference. One year into its PLM deployment CNH Reman has expanded its scope and moved from motivating a reluctant user base to managing a growing group of feature-hungry junkies. Attendees will find out how they did it and what they plan to do next.
CNH Reman is a joint venture between CNH Global N.V. and Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation. The partnership brings together CNH Parts and Service product experience, technical information, access to equipment, and dedicated dealer networks with SRC Remanufacturing operations, capabilities and expertise. The company prides itself on continuous improvement in its products, service and relationships. For more information please visit http://www.whyreman.com.
Comsewogue Signs On To Town Recycling Program
10 April 2014 – Comsewogue School District is the latest district to sign on to a new Town of Brookhaven recycling initiative in which the town will pick up the schools’ recyclable materials for free.
The Brookhaven Town Board approved an agreement with Comsewogue at its meeting Tuesday night. Last month, the Rocky Point and Center Moriches school districts were the first to join the initiative.
Why Reverse Logistics Matters
9 April 2014 – The average manufacturer spends 9% to 15% of total revenue on returns. Reverse logistics is a hidden cost, but a very real one it\’s more than just warranty accruals and logistics, it\’s the process whereby vendors convert liabilities into viable assets (or at least smaller liabilities).
Forty percent potential cost savings in your backyard?
Service Parts Logistics (SPL) is a specialist in reverse logistics and warranty management in an African context, as well as Africa\’s largest IT parts handler. By improving reverse logistics management, SPL has been able to reduce costs of returns by as much as 40% in some instances, and reduce return rates by almost 50%.