4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Businesses must decide which routes to use, where to manufacture products, and whether to employ the use of a third party logistics provider. However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). Basically, reverse logistics in the supply chain revolves around dealing with end-of-life, malfunctioning, or hardware upgrades.

[WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Here at Cerasis, we think it’s important that our clients and customers understand that transportation reverse logistics (or reverse logistics in general for that matter) is much more than just a flashy buzzword. What is Reverse Logistics?

[INFOGRAPHIC] Reverse Logistics: Managing the Business Circle of Life

Cerasis

Reverse logistics could be the business equivalent to the passage of time and life for nature. And at the end, check out a nice infographic speaking more to reverse logistics strategies and practices. Reverse logistics.

Blockchain and Reverse Logistics: Recapturing Costs and More

Cerasis

The costs of reverse logistics amount to more than $750 billion per year, and the demand for reverse logistics has risen in recent years with the rise of e-commerce. This is why blockchain in reverse logistics go well together. Blockchain Reverse Logistics

3 Ways to Improve Your Reverse Logistics Strategy

247 Customs Broker

Reverse logistics can be a daunting task for many organizations. After all, many supply chains are built to send products out – not bring them… The post 3 Ways to Improve Your Reverse Logistics Strategy appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

6 Benefits of Effective a Reverse Logistics System & The 9 Core RevLog Metrics to Track

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts, materials and products from the consumer back to the producer. Reverse Logistics Information Systems.

[WEBINAR] The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Cerasis, an expert technology solutions and transportation management service provider invites you to a 60 minute Webinar titled " The Big Benefits of Using Technology to Effectively Manage Transportation Reverse Logistics " to air live on September 30th, 2015 at 2 PM CST. Mastering Transportation Reverse Logistics Starts with Education, Then a Strategy of How RevLog Fits with Traditional, and Technology to Execute. What is Reverse Logistics?

Reverse Logistics: Who Does it Well?

Logistics Bureau

It would be tempting to think of reverse logistics as forward logistics done backwards. Reverse logistic isn’t simply a reverse gear. Reverse logistics can also have a dramatic effect on steering a company’s fortunes. Reverse logistics is therefore worth doing, and worth doing properly. Looking to real-life examples for inspiration, we can ask, ‘Who does reverse logistics well?’ Logistics

Light Bulbs To Rugs, IKEA’s Commitment To Reverse Logistics & The Circular Supply Chain

Cerasis

Reverse logistics presents unique challenges and opportunities. Ikea, a company known for innovation , is facing the enigma of reverse logistics head on. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain circular supply chain reverse logistics

Access The Big Benefits of an Effective Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay

Cerasis

Cerasis put on a 75-minute webinar entitled, The "Big Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics" Webinar on September 30th, 2015 at 2:00 PM CST. We had a great turnout with over 170 logistics managers, supply chain officers, and those in the transportation world registering and attending the webinar. Download the Reverse Logistics Webinar Replay, Transcript, and Presentation by Filling out the Form Below. What is Reverse Logistics?

The Complete Logistics Picture: The Role of Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics. In fact, the top carriers actively invested in parcel in reverse logistics to offer more options to shippers, such as the $1.4

What Your Inventory Reveals about Your Reverse Logistics

PLS Logistics

Common goals for reverse logistics are to improve customer satisfaction, cut costs, maximize return on assets. Reversing the supply chain means taking in returns, recalls, damaged goods and overstocked merchandise and recapturing its value or disposing of it.

REVERSE LOGISTIC IN H&M: HOW IT WORKS

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

H&M is one of the few companies who uses reverse logistic for used cloths. Reverse logistics is a strategy in supply chain management in which a company collects and reuses some part of their distributed good.

[Infographic] Focusing on Customer Returns in Reverse Logistics to Increase Customer Experience

Cerasis

The guys at Store Traffic have put together this infographic below which investigates the whole area of returns; it looks at some interesting stats; it explains the concept of " reverse logistics " and lots more. Infographics Reverse Logistics

Reverse Logistics in the “Age of Entitlement”

247 Customs Broker

The word reverse has long had a negative connotation, as linguists place it in the same grimy nook as “return,” “retreat,” “retread” and “rerun.” Indeed, for many logistics and supply chain professionals, reverse logistics for years has been regarded as pejorative expression.

9 Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics Process & 5 Advantages of Partnering with a 3PL

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts , materials and products from the consumer back to the producer. Thus, reverse logistics management has developed into a discipline that produces cost reductions, adds efficiencies and improves the consumer experience. 5 Benefits of Reverse Logistics Management for Asset Recovery.

Reverse Logistics Association examines the ‘Circular Economy’

247 Customs Broker

The Circular Economy” was the theme addressed by The Reverse Logistics Association’s (RLA) at its annual conference and expo in Las Vegas last week. The Circular Economy” is the theme addressed by The Reverse Logistics Association’s (RLA) at its annual conference and expo in Las Vegas last week. With consumers insisting on free returns, reverse logistics is going to be under a lot of pressure to satisfy consumer expectations and demand,” he says.

Turning Returns into Return Customers: How Reverse Logistics Defines e-Commerce

Blue Grace Logistics

It’s a delicate situation and keeping the customer on your side is a complex interaction of logistics and customer service. This challenge will be won or lost based on your company’s logistics. The way to succeed at e-commerce is to think like your customers. But how do they think?

Maersk invest in ZigZag Returns

Supply Chain and Logistics

They offer … Continue reading → entrepreneurship Investing Logistics Production Operations Service Management Strategy Supply Chains Sustainability innovation reverse logistics Software technology transportation

e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency: 3 Strategies to Employ & 3 Benefits Gained

Cerasis

billion to Wal-Mart , e-commerce stores are once again in the limelight as is e-commerce logistics efficiency. That's why the smaller e-commerce companies and shippers who want to go online with products, need to focus on e-commerce logistics efficiency. Focus on e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency to Compete with the Giants. The shipping cost and e-commerce logistics efficiency can make or break an e-store. 3 Strategies for e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Understanding last mile logistics is only half the battle. Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Logistics

Return Merchandise Authorization: What is RMA and Common RMA Policy Attributes

Cerasis

When a product needs to be returned, it must go through a return process, referred to as Reverse Logistics , and obtaining the return merchandise authorization (RMA) is typically the first step of the process. Logistics Reverse Logistics return merchandise authorization

Reverse Supply Chains: Best Practices for Better Asset Recovery

Cerasis

Recovering your assets is a difficult task no matter what your occupation with reverse supply chains in the marketplace. Effective Reverse Supply Chains. Pulling data from KPI helps your reverse supply chain system run fast and effectively when embarking on the disposition process.

Why Returning to Stores Is the Ultimate E-Commerce & Omnichannel Customer Experience Play

Cerasis

The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?. Expand Your Returns Management Strategy The need to create the best omnichannel customer experience is immense. E-Commerce Logistics Reverse LogisticsE-commerce is on track to break records for sales around the globe in the 2018 holiday shopping season.

Return Merchandise Authorizations Part II: Benefits and Best Practices for Creating a RMA Process

Cerasis

Handheld scanners, or even automated scanning systems, such as the one within the Cerasis Reverse Logistics Product , can dramatically reduce the time for identifying if an item has been received. Reverse Logistics Return Merchandise Authorizations

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6

‘Try Before You Buy’: A Huge Logistics Challenge for E-Tailers

Supply Chain Brain

Retailers were forced to cope with large volumes of returns, becoming experts in the art of reverse logistics. In the event, they are saddling themselves with a substantial logistics challenge. New strategies for coping with a flood of unwanted product are desperately needed. Following the example of mobile phone manufacturers, many e-tailers are likely to turn to independent logistics providers with expertise in receiving and processing returns.

This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

Talking Logistics

So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 XPO Logistics expects 750,000 European home deliveries for 2018 (Reuters). Reverse Logistics: Dealing with $90 Billion in Holiday Returns.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Logistics

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Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. There are countless number of logistics service providers who offer many different types of broad and niche services.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Demystifying The Top 10 Buzzwords in Cloud Computing & Automation: IoT, Big Data & More…What does it All Mean?

Cerasis

In fact, the main reason for this post was spurred on by a Linkedin discussion we started around Reverse Logistics. That went something like this: We asked in the Operations Manager LinkedIn Group: What is Reverse Logistics and How Is It Different than Traditional Logistics?

[WHITE PAPER] The Guide to Proactive Inbound, Outbound, and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management

Cerasis

In partnership with Pierbridge , whose Transtream technology powers the parcel solution within the Cerasis Rater TMS, we are please to announce the publication of a new white paper titled “The Guide to Proactive Inbound Outbound and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management.” Rather than giving up, shippers need to consider what Amazon and the big box giants have done right and apply these concepts as part of a robust parcel shipping strategy.

[WHITE PAPER] The Wonderful World of Managing Parcel Shipping Spend

Cerasis

Depending on company size, parcel spend can make up the majority of freight spend, and the costs of parcel in reverse logistics add to the burden. That’s why shippers will want to learn the following information in this free white paper: What Does Parcel Have to Do With Overall Logistics Spend? Proactive parcel management , including reverse logistics, necessitates ongoing understanding and improvement of overall logistics strategy.

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

We follow an exhaustive list of supply chain and logistics blogs to make this possible. If you want to start learning, we suggest you check out these top logistics and supply chain blogs. Top Logistics and Supply Chain Blogs We Love. Cerasis is another leader in the world of supply chain and logistics. Published by MTS Logistics, this blog also focuses on the world of ocean shipping and international trade concerns, key concerns that exist in blockchain circles.

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The 5 Most Popular Logistics Blog Posts for 2015….So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transportation, and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Blog Posts from the Logistics Category. You will also learn: Interesting global logistics facts.

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[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management

Cerasis

Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce LogisticsE-commerce is in the middle of a boom.

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