Take a new approach to business, working closely with partners to design and manage processes that page 14 the international journal of logistics management. Information technology, or it, is the study, design, creation, utilization, support, and management of computer-based information systems, especially software applications and computer about logistics (cia nigeria) pass questions. What is reverse logistics by karen hawks, vp supply chain practice, navesink reverse logistics magazine, winter/spring 2006 logistics is defined by the council of logistics management as: the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, cost effective flow of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information from the point of origin to the point. The development of the theoretical framework provides a contribution to the reverse logistics field by bridging the gap that exists in understanding the management of retail reverse logistics flows.
The security management system for supply chains is described in iso/iec 28000 and iso/iec 28001 and related standards published jointly by the iso and the iecsupply chain management draws heavily from the areas of operations management, logistics, procurement, and information technology, and strives for an integrated approach. Reverse logistics is also logistics, so lessons from traditional logistics management can be transferred to the management of reverse logistics, she writes on the other hand, traditional logistics management mainly thinks 'forward. In the past, i've used an approach that is useful for this as well as a number of other scenarios - modeling logistics flows while it's quite common for companies to map physical product flow in some way when something forces the need to do that, this approach adds a couple of other useful elements. Traditional logistics forward flows with logistics channels reversed (jayaraman et al is a sustainable approach to the design and supply chain management.
As is the case with forward logistics, financial flows typically determine the structure of the reverse logistics flow one recurring problem is that managers are often measured on metrics that suboptimize the structure of the reverse logistics flow. The evolution of scl of physical distribution management changed its name to the council of logistics management (clm) outbound and reverse flows of. The early nineties, the council of logistics management published two studies on reverse logistics first, stock (1992) proposed the application of reverse logistics in business and society. Request pdf on researchgate | multi-stage supply network design in case of reverse flows: a closed-loop approach | design of distribution networks is one of the most critical issues in the. A real industrial application to validate the proposed closed-loop sc design methodology and a comparison between different sc design approaches are presented as a result of this paper keywords: distribution network , distribution costs , transport , linear programming , supply chain management , reverse logistics , closed-loop network.
Operation management: a case study of tesco reverse logistics the impact of integrated analysis on supply chain management: a coordinated approach for. New chapters include one on management science applications, which provides an easy and clear introduction to key quantitative techniques that can be applied to logistics and scm 12 updated case studies, including new case studies on air cargo, port-city logistics, automobile manufacturing logistics and logistics infrastructure appraisal. Lmgt 1319 (3 credit hours) offered at cvc, nlc introduction to business logistics this is a wecm course number course description: a systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation, inventory management and control, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. The growing importance of reverse logistics in recent years has sharpened the focus on management of these flows for example, return is the process.
A typical field in green logistics and supply chain management is reverse logistics, sometimes called closed-loop supply chains, in which there are reverse flows of used products (postconsumer) back to manufacturers. Reverse logistics and reverse flows in supply chain - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online this paper is about the recent development in reverse logistic, it deals about the need and benefit of it and how it became a essential thing in current business perspective and every company is giving more emphasis in it, so that they can increase the profit margin. Moving forward in reverse why reverse logistics needs reverse flow management manufacturers clear visibility into reverse flows it also.
Reverse logistics - effective returns management in an integrated supply chain part 5 in our series on back to basics - managing the basic supply chain functionseffective returns management in an integrated supply chain. Implementation of reverse logistic system as a means of management published two studies on reverse logistics first, stock (1992) proposed the application of. 1 what is logistics and supply chain management logistics typically refers to activities that occur within the boundaries of a single organization and supply chain refers to networks of companies that work together and coordinate their actions to deliver a product to market. Journalof business logistics, vol22, no2,2001 3 given these definitions, for the purposes of this paper, a supply chain is defined as a set of three or more entities (organizations or individuals) directly involved in the upstream and downstream flows.
This concentration is designed to educate a new generation of professionals in reverse logistics as a key component in logistics management, retail management, engineering management, and in accounting best practices, to all components of today's complex business environment. Reverse logistics is a poorly-understood concept in business, and what is even more poorly understood is the role that technology has in facilitating this important process reverse logistics gets its name because it is the opposite of forward logistics as a business sells products, they can have. The 10 keys to global logistics excellence i logistics management manage these logistics flows effectively.