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Reverse Logistics Systems: an Interorganisational Perspective, Focusing on Paper Recycling
Linköping University, Department of Management and Economics, Logistics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. (Logistik)ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8554-0687
1997 (English)Licentiate thesis, monograph (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of the study is to describe and analyse reverse logistics systems. The study is a qualitative case study, and the main case comprise three actors: a supplier of recycled paper; their customer, the paper mill, and the transport provider linking the customer and supplier. Reference cases are recycling electronics and recycling cars.

The relationships between the actors were studied focusing on the logistics interfaces between them. Issues of interest were adaptations and co-operation, investments and costs, time horizon of the relationship, power distribution, and driving forces for making adaptations.

The findings on these issues do not differ from theory on forward flows. An alternative mode!, partly different from existing models describing reverse logistics systems, is presented. It is built on the conclusion that the part of a reverse logistics system, which starts when the recycled goods are collected and sorted/disassembled, is not different from forward logistics systems.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Linköpings universitet , 1997. , 156 p.
Series
Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Thesis, ISSN 0280-7971 ; 630
Keyword [en]
Reverse Logistics, Recycling, Paper, Interorganisational, Case studies
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Transport Systems and Logistics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-85666Local ID: LIU-TEK-LIC-1997:31ISBN: 91-7871-976-3 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-85666DiVA: diva2:572447
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1997-06-04, C3, C-huset, Campus Valla, Linköpings universitet, Linköping, 13:15 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2012-12-20 Created: 2012-11-27 Last updated: 2015-06-02Bibliographically approved

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