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Study of the Reverse Logistics’ Break-Even in a Direct Supply Chain

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Direct logistics chain is implemented in all industries to increase customer satisfaction by ensuring delivery at any time and at minimal cost. The interest of this work is to demonstrate the importance of reverse logistics, logistics management system products recovered by the company, with regard to recycling, recovery and other forms of product returns from customer to producer and its integration into the direct supply chain. The objective of this paper is to determine the reverse logistics’ break-even in a direct supply chain. The first part of the article presents the problems studied. The second describes the literature review of reverse logistics. The third puts light on the interest of this study in the industrial field. The fourth shows the different steps of the proposed methodology and its application to a case study followed by an analysis of the results obtained. The latter represent the conclusion and the research opportunities of this paper.
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Reverse Logistics; Processes; Mathematical Model; Random

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