publication . Article . 2009

The Role of Reverse Logistics on the European Market

Irina Tobosaru; Irina Nicolau;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Journal of Global Economy, volume 5, issue 4 December, pages 271-280
Abstract
The Council of Logistics Management has published the first definition of reverse logistics in 1992: “The term reverse logistics refers to the role of logistics in recycling waste, in the distribution and the handling of dangerous materials. A broader definition includes in the reverse logistics, activities that have the purpose of reducing the resources, of recycling, replacing, reusing the materials and relocating them”. Reverse logistics can be also defined using as standard the definition given in 2004 by the Council of Logistics Management. Thus, reverse logistics is that part of SCM (supply chain management: the acquisition-delivery chain) that plans, impl...
Subjects
free text keywords: European market, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, CSR, jel:M14, jel:M19, jel:M3
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