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UPS and Jabil Will Provide Reverse Logistics Services

United Parcel Service of America (UPS) has formed a partnership with electronic circuit boards manufacturer, Jabil Circuit, to provide reverse logistics services globally. Under the partnership, UPS's logistics and distribution business unit and Jabil's aftermarket services division will provide optimized reverse logistics solutions for return and repair programs to original equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises.

UPS said that the supply chain model will be provided by combining its warehousing, transportation, returns management and trade compliance capabilities with Jabil's reverse logistics planning, repair and call center support.

The alliance will also offer service models to meet customer's return and repair demands which include offering firms with access to repair and distribution facilities near their customer base.

"By leveraging Jabil's and UPS's complementary aftermarket services and logistics expertise, customers now have access to a comprehensive suite of services from one source that meets all of their unique reverse logistics needs," said Hartmut Liebel Jabil, CEO, Aftermarket Services.

The partnership's reverse logistics portfolio includes order fulfillment, next and same day transportation, returns processing, whole unit and component repair, assembly, procurement and vendor management.

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UPS said that the supply chain model will be provided by combining its warehousing, transportation, returns management and trade compliance capabilities with Jabil's reverse logistics planning, repair and call center support.

The alliance will also offer service models to meet customer's return and repair demands which include offering firms with access to repair and distribution facilities near their customer base.

"By leveraging Jabil's and UPS's complementary aftermarket services and logistics expertise, customers now have access to a comprehensive suite of services from one source that meets all of their unique reverse logistics needs," said Hartmut Liebel Jabil, CEO, Aftermarket Services.

The partnership's reverse logistics portfolio includes order fulfillment, next and same day transportation, returns processing, whole unit and component repair, assembly, procurement and vendor management.

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