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Key Factors in the Market for Remanufactured Products

Key Factors in the Market for Remanufactured Products
Ravi Subramanian, College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ramanath Subramanyam, Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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Research Report: Environmental Impacts from Electronics Recycling and Reverse Logistics Practices JOSEPH WALDEN, CPIM, CFPIM University of Kansas


Environmental Impacts from Electronics Recycling and Reverse Logistics Practices
JOSEPH WALDEN, CPIM, CFPIM (UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

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BOOK: Using Your Supply Chain as a Competitive Weapon by:Tony Vercillo

A Practitioner's Guide to Supply Chain Management
Learn the secrets to supply chain success

Learn the 10 steps to gaining supply chain dominance

Learn why off-shoring to a foreign country may NOT be a good idea

Learn the Technologies that make a difference

Learn the Key Performance Metrics that will drive your business to new heights

Learn the future of global supply chain management

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Sizing the Warranty Market for the High Tech industry: Americas, Europe, Asia

A Detailed analysis of the Americas, Europe and Asia high tech industry defines IT hardware as the most lucrative warranty market.

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Sizing the Warranty Market for the High Tech Industry - Part 3: Asia

A Detailed analysis of the Asia high tech industry defines IT hardware as the most lucrative warranty market.












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Sizing the Warranty Market for the High Tech Industry - Part 2: Europe

Detailed analysis of the Europe high tech industry defines IT hardware as the most lucrative warranty market followed by consumer electronics.











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Sizing the Warranty Market for the High Tech Industry - Part 1: Americas

A Detailed analysis of the Americas high tech industry defines IT hardware as the most lucrative warranty market.












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Reverse Logistics Management Practices and Trends - In-house vs. Outsource


Research report co-sponsored by San Jose State University and Reverse Logistics Association. Includes current RL management practices, ways to identify future RL outsourcing business opportunities, and challenges and problems in managing RL inhouse or when outsourcing. (137 pages)

Author: Deepali Kulkarni

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A Comparison of Degausser Products For the Erasure of Disk Drives


A Comparison of Degausser Products for the Erasure of Disk DrivesThis research document examines the disk drive degausser products available in North America. The author discusses the capability of degaussers to erase data stored on disk drives and the factors that must be taken into account to achieve complete erasure of the data. (38 pages)

Author: Al Davis, RLTS, Inc.

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Disk Drive Data Security at Time of Disposal


Disk Drive Data Security at Time of DisposalIn almost every one of the approximately 300 million computers in the US there is some form of confidential information written on the disk drive contained within the computer. This research document discusses the current methods and strategies of disk drive data erasure at drive End-of-Life (EOL) and the relative merits of each method. (38 pages)

Author: Al Davis, RLTS, Inc.

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Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Market for Wireless Phone Recycling


This research document discusses the wireless phone recycling business within the context of trends in reverse logistics in closed loop supply chain businesses. (20 pages)

Author: Michael Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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The U.S. Service Market Size, Structure And Forecast For The 21st Century


THE U.S. SERVICE MARKETSIZE, STRUCTURE AND FORECAST -FOR THE 21ST CENTURY - A STRATEGIC VIEW

The $615 Billion Service/Reverse Logistics industry, viewed in the past as a "secondary" operation to the new product side of business, has now moved to the forefront as a strategic and integral part of the drive to improve the bottom line and increase customer satisfaction. (34 pages)

Author: Michael Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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New Strategic Directions & Opportunities in the Reverse Logistics & Repair Services Market


NEW STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE REVERSE LOGISTICS & REPAIR SERVICES MARKETThis research document summarizes the results of significant research into the Reverse Logistics and Repair Services market providing a level of detail and segmentation not previously available. (75 pages)

Author: Don Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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Lean Repair: The Use of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in Repair and Service Organizations


This research document discusses the basic concepts behind Lean Manufacturing and how they may be applied to repair operations. This document proposes that the vast majority of Lean Manufacturing principles and concepts can be brought to bear on repair operations, creating a new discipline of Lean Repair. (33 pages)

Author: Al Davis, RLTS, Inc.

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Benchmark Analysis & Evaluation of Repair Depot Operations


Benchmark Analysis & Evaluation of Repair Depot OperationsThis research document is rich in benchmark information about the Repair Depots' operations and cost elements. The author presents data obtained from 49 different companies, representing the computer, office automation, network, telecommunications, retail, financial, medical, and plant automation industries. (20 pages)

Author: D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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Strategic Analysis of Reverse Logistics Supply Chain: Approaches To Logistics Management And Control In High Technology Service Operations

Discusses the best practices and processes involved in Logistics Management and Control, and offers insight into trends and strategies that may be employed in improving overall high-tech service operations. (46 pages)

Author: Michael Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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Strategic Market Directions And Opportunities In Closed Loop Supply Chain And Reverse Logistics Services


STRATEGIC MARKET DIRECTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CLOSED LOOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND REVERSE LOGISTICS SERVICESThis research document provides both business-oriented logisticians and academic researchers with new insight on primary market research, extensive analysis and evaluation by presenting a quantitative analysis of the Reverse Logistics/Closed Loop Supply Chain (RL/CLSC) market. Different types of reverse logistics and closed loop supply chain models are presented along with quantitative estimates of market activity by segment. (69 pages)

Author: Don Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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Application of Benchmarking of Service Operations for improving Service Organization Productivity & Efficiency


Application of Benchmarking of Service Operations for improving Service Organization Productivity & EfficiencyThis White Paper presents an analysis of operating benchmarks and service performance metrics for field service and closed loop supply chain organizations within the High Tech Service Industry. (52 pages)

Author: Don Blumberg, D. F. Blumberg & Associates, Inc.

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