Sustainable Supply Chain

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SUSTAINABILITY SUSTAINABILITY Role of reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain in sustainability Implementation Manufacturing Strategy | AbstractIn this interim report, motive for doing this topic has been discussed and further, the methodology which will be used to reach the conclusion is also been mentioned. Finally, expected takeaway are also been highlighted. Kuldeep Jain - 1401083 Term Paper – Interim Report | Role of reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain in sustainability Implementation Manufacturing Strategy | AbstractIn this interim report, motive for doing this topic has been discussed and further, the methodology which will be used to reach the conclusion is also been mentioned. Finally, expected…show more content…
2. Distribution of publications per year across the period of the study (382 papers: 2007–2013). Fig. 2. Distribution of publications per year across the period of the study (382 papers: 2007–2013). * Evolution of reverse logistics and closed loop supply chain * Current scenario * Major contributors * Industry specific developments for e.g. Pharmaceuticals or E-retailers * Major Issue / Challenges * Future prospects Expected Takeaway(s) After this study, one should be able to understand the current state of reverse logistics in the industry and how it has been looked upon by organizations. Various issues will be highlighted and if possible, recommendations will be given to mitigate them. Future opportunities will be listed down and their feasibility check can be done. Finally, conclusion will be made on the role of reverse logistics for the development of a sustainable supply chain, and when we say sustainable, it means economic sustainability, environmental sustainability and social sustainability. References 1. D.S. Rogers, R.S. Tibben-Lembke (1998), “Going backwards: Reverse logistics trends and practices”, Center for Logistics Management, University of Nevada, Reno,
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