Applying Reverse Supply Chain in the Poultry Industry

CGSB Research Forum 2011: Emerging Research Initiatives and Developments in Business, Graduate School of Business, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, March 24-25, 2011

14 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2011 Last revised: 28 Mar 2011

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Mohammad Shamsuddoha

Western Illinois State University; University of Chittagong

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Date Written: March 24, 2011

Abstract

As concern for the environment grows, the concept of reverse supply chain has gained increasing attention in business and academic circles. Attention to supply chain management has progressively amplified since the 1980s when firms realized mutual profitable relationships within and beyond their own organizations. In time, reverse supply chain issues also came to the fore with the focus on the environment, product return back, waste reduction, recycle and re-use. In this research project, the existing poultry industry in Bangladesh is used as a case study to explore a new model for reverse supply chain management. The objectives of this paper are twofold; first, it offers a review on existing reverse supply chain literature; second, it offers a conceptual reverse supply chain process model in the light of poultry industries in Bangladesh. The model has been developed through taking in-depth interviews with leading poultry entrepreneurs. The paper also focuses on three Rs (Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce) of reverse supply chain along with supply chain management in the root of poultry industry.

Keywords: Environment, Reverse Supply Chains, Poultry Industry, Bangladesh

Suggested Citation

Shamsuddoha, Mohammad, Applying Reverse Supply Chain in the Poultry Industry (March 24, 2011). CGSB Research Forum 2011: Emerging Research Initiatives and Developments in Business, Graduate School of Business, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, March 24-25, 2011 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1778164

Mohammad Shamsuddoha (Contact Author)

Western Illinois State University ( email )

School of Management and Marketing
Macomb, IL 61455
United States
61455 (Fax)

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University of Chittagong ( email )

Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Admin
University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Chittagong, Chittagong 4331
Bangladesh

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