Improving Benefits in Manufacturing Companies through Embracing Green Reverse LogisticsName Institution Date Table of Contents TOC \o "1-3" \h \z \u 1.0 Abstract PAGEREF _Toc474045532 \h 3Improving Benefits in Manufacturing Companies through Embracing Green Reverse Logistics PAGEREF _Toc474045533 \h 42.0 Introduction PAGEREF _Toc474045534 \h 42.1 Background PAGEREF _Toc474045535 \h 42.2 Research Questions PAGEREF _Toc474045536 \h 53.0 Literature Review PAGEREF _Toc474045537 \h 54.0 Methodology PAGEREF _Toc474045538 \h 74.1 Qualitative & Quantitative Approach PAGEREF _Toc474045539 \h 74.2 Inductive and Deductive Approach PAGEREF _Toc474045540 \h 84.3 Case Selection PAGEREF _Toc474045541 \h 85.0 Theoretical Framework PAGEREF _Toc474045542 \h 95.1 Reverse Logistics PAGEREF _Toc474045543 \h 95.1.1 Return of Products PAGEREF _Toc474045544 \h 105.1.2 Treatment and Prevention of Waste PAGEREF _Toc474045545 \h 105.2 Green Logistics PAGEREF _Toc474045546 \h 115.2.1 Importance of Green Logistics PAGEREF _Toc474045547 \h 126.0 Findings PAGEREF _Toc474045548 \h 137.0 Conclusion PAGEREF _Toc474045549 \h 178.0 References PAGEREF _Toc474045550 \h 18 1.0 Abstract The Jönköping Internationella Handelshögskolan & IHH M. a. L. (2013). Making sense of green logistics. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management 62(8) 889-904. doi:10.1108/IJPPM-03-2013-0059 Pourmohammadi H. Dessouky M. & Rahimi M. (2013). A reverse logistics model for the distribution of waste/by-products. J. Cleaner Prod. R. Huscroft J. T. Hazen B. J. Hall D. B. Skipper J. & B. Hanna J. (2013). Reverse logistics: past research current management issues and future directions. The International Journal of Logistics Management 24(3) 304-327. Seroka-Stolka O. (2014). The development of green logistics for implementation sustainable development strategy in companies. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences 151 302-309. Soni G. & Kodali R. (2013). A critical review of supply chain management frameworks: proposed framework. Benchmarking: an international journal 20(2) 263-298. Zaarour N. Melachrinoudis E. Solomon M. & Min H. (2014). A reverse logistics network model for handling returned products. International Journal of Engineering Business Management 6 13. [...]
The final product of this class will be proof of the understanding and obtaining of knowledge in the Reverse Logistics curriculum in the form of a research paper. This research paper will be a minimum of 15 pages in length. This topic should be one which is dynamic enough to describe all aspects of Reverse Logistics. The topic must however be related to how the logistics industry can reduce its footprint on the environment. Include references in APA format. Attached is the abstract and findings.