Discussion: The Circular Supply Chain: Refurbishment And Recyclin
The circular supply chain offers companies opportunities for new avenues of cash flow as well as infusing an added layer of sustainability into the chain. Closed-loop supply chain business models took the stage at a major trade show where presenters discussed a company that has been repairing, reselling, upcycling, and recycling since the 1970s.
Module 4: Week 1 Discussion Background Readings
Four Ways Reusables Benefit the Circular Economy (2019)
The Logistics of Liquidation (2019)
To the Point of No E-Commerce Returns (2020)
How to Mitigate the Impact of Product Recalls in Your Supply Chain (2019)
The Rise of Reverse Logistics (2020)
WEEK 1 DISCUSSION POST
This week’s readings provide background on the circular supply chain. Find at least one other recent resource for support. For your post:
- Explain how United-States-based companies support the circular supply chain.
- Discuss tools in place to assist in the effort.
- Using the resource beyond this week’s readings, provide a real-world example of how a U.S.-based company has been successful with its circular supply chain. (The article should be less than three years old.)
This post should be 2 paragraphs in length (at least 100 words). Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite in the body of the post and add a reference list in APA format. NOTE: Failure to use research with accompanying citations to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” for Assignment-Driven Criteria, Critical Thinking, Writing Mechanics, and Referencing on the grading rubric.