REVERSE LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
Answer each question. Answers provided MUST address the question or no mark will be
awarded. Minimum words for each question are 300 words. Provide in-text citations and list
references at the bottom of each question in APA format.
1. Discuss the role of lean and agile strategies within reverse logistics operations. What risks can be minimized or overcome with their use? What risks increase with their use?
Describe at least three key performance indicators that can be used by management to determine
the effectiveness of the reverse logistics strategy. At least one of the KPI’s should be related to
sustainability. In addition to the readings, you should watch the video in on the Home Page of the
Course Guide on Best Practices in Reverse Logistics. The video will offer additional strategies for
reverse logistics for discussion.
2. Watch this video about disaster logistics that focuses on private humanitarian logistics. Link: https://youtu.be/Nii3KAF_3PQ
Given the reading and the video, describe the role of reverse logistics management in disaster
logistics. What strategies are important for the transportation and maintenance of supplies? How
are these strategies similar to or different than those used in non-disaster situations?
3. Describe the role of reverse logistics management in hazardous waste management. What strategies are important for this type of material? How are these strategies similar to or different than those used for non-hazardous materials?