Reverse Logistics for Retail Gain Wider Regulatory Acceptance

How Do Changes Impact Your Business?
Apr 11, 2016 2:15 PM ET

Reverse logistics is a process within the retail community that describes the return of unwanted, damaged, unsold, or dated retail products back to the distribution center, warehouse, supplier or manufacturer, for the purpose of redistribution, recycling, reuse, or disposal.

However, retailers can sometimes run afoul of long-standing regulations developed for industrial and manufacturing operations, if items considered hazardous are shipped. Retail employees preparing items for reverse distribution typically lack the extensive training and experience necessary to properly handle hazardous wastes and hazardous materials.

Read more and see what impacts might be for your operation on the Antea Group blog.

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