The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding reverse logistics and its impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are refurbishing and recycling more goods and managing more product returns than ever before thanks, in part, to the boom in e-commerce. New technologies for reverse fulfillment are transforming the way companies provide customer support - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using reverse logistics solutions to power their supply chains.
Germans were slow to embrace online shopping, but they lead the pack sending back unwanted goods — creating a massive financial and logistical problem for retailers including Zalando SE and Amazon.com.
Challenge: A global third-party logistics provider (3PL) was looking for distance calculations between fixed locations to be used for cost analysis, bid response and rate quoting. The company also wanted predictive calculation capabilities for shipment delivery delays based on real-time traffic incident data.