Reverse Logistics - a Review of Case Studies

30 Pages Posted: 28 May 2003

See all articles by M. P. de Brito

M. P. de Brito

Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

Rommert Dekker

Econometric Institute; Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics ; Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) ; Tinbergen Institute Rotterdam

Simme D. P. Flapper

Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) - Faculty of Technology Management

Date Written: April 2003 3,

Abstract

Products, components, materials and other equipment stream forward andback wards and back in their supply chains. Reverse Logistics dealswith the processes associated with the reverse stream fromusers/owners to re-users. This paper provides a review and contentanalysis of scientific literature on reverse logistics case studies.Over sixty case studies are included. In addition, we give an overviewof particular issues, which we link with propositions, unansweredquestions and thus directions for future research.

Keywords: reverse logistics, case studies, content analysis, propositions and future research

JEL Classification: M, M11, R4, E29

Suggested Citation

de Brito, Marisa P. and Dekker, Rommert and Flapper, Simme D. P., Reverse Logistics - a Review of Case Studies (April 2003 3,). ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2003-012-LIS. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=411649

Marisa P. De Brito (Contact Author)

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Rommert Dekker

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Erasmus University, Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

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Tinbergen Institute Rotterdam ( email )

P.O. Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Simme D. P. Flapper

Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) - Faculty of Technology Management ( email )

P.O. Box 513
5600 MB Eindhoven
Netherlands

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