Performance Evaluation of Reverse Logistics: A Case of LPG Agency

Cogent Business & Management (2015), 2: 1063229

18 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last revised: 23 Mar 2016

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Kottala Sriyogi

International Graduate School For Dynamics in Logistics

Date Written: December 10, 2014

Abstract

Majority of the Manufacturing companies are incorporating the practice of Reverse Logistics in their value chain. In manufacturing processes the concept of reverse logistics plays a vital role in enhancing the company’s profit margin for sustainable business growth. For every company there is a need of performance measurement system (PMS) to be established as successful business tool. However to predict better results, how smartly the inputs for the transformation or business process are being effectively and efficiently used. This paper made an attempt to present a methodology for calculating the performance of a Reverse Logistics issues considering the case of LPG agencies, i.e. refilling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders (LPG). Proposed a methodology helps to establish performance indicators affecting the Reverse Logistics activities as well as in developing framework for implementing effective Reverse Logistics network.

Keywords: Manufacturing, Reverse Logistics, Performance Measurement, LPG

JEL Classification: M11, R40

Suggested Citation

Sriyogi, Kottala, Performance Evaluation of Reverse Logistics: A Case of LPG Agency (December 10, 2014). Cogent Business & Management (2015), 2: 1063229, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2536266

Kottala Sriyogi (Contact Author)

International Graduate School For Dynamics in Logistics ( email )

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University of Bremen
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