Managing a single supply chain by itself can be a nightmare but, trying to create a reverse chain within that same supply chain is almost impossible as many LPS’s have found out the hard way. The asset base is the same for both so it would seem only logical to use those same assets for both but, the supply and reverse chains are two totally different animals and you mix them both at your peril.
Many executives are looking to their supply chains for bottom-line improvements while omni-channel e-commerce and demands for greater sustainability from stakeholders and customers alike are putting pressure on capital investment decisions that are counter to net improvements. How do you win? The system in this video may be your answer.