publication . Doctoral thesis . 2004

Managing reverse logistics or reversing logistics management?

Brito, Marisa;
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  • Published: 12 Feb 2004
  • Publisher: ERIM
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
textabstractIn the past, supply chains were busy fine-tuning the logistics from raw material to the end customer. Today an increasing flow of products is going back in the chain. Thus, companies have to manage reverse logistics as well.This thesis contributes to a better understanding of reverse logistics. The thesis brings insights on reverse logistics decision-making and it lays down theoretical principles for reverse logistics as a research field.In particular it puts together a framework for reverse logistics identifying the elementary dimensions, providing typologies, and structuring their interrelations.With respect to aiding decision-making, this thesis c...
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free text keywords: Delphi Study, Information Management, Inventory Management, Operations Management Case studies, Return Handling, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Supply Chains
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