APICS Foundation’s recent report “Examining Remanufacturing in Supply Chain and Operations Management,” uncovered that remanufacturing, defined as the process of restoring used or worn products to like-new condition, is an area of growing opportunity for supply chain and operations management professionals. Previously segmented to specific areas of the B2C supply chain, like customer service, remanufacturing has established a place in both B2C and B2B supply chain models and is expanding significantly as additional markets accept and trust the “as good as new” concept.
The report was generated from a survey of supply chain and operations management professionals. Three key findings arose through the survey that further identify the current perception of remanufacturing and distinguish how professionals anticipate its future industry benefit. The survey found remanufacturing
- Drives sustainability
- Provides vast organizational
- Adds career versatility
On June 5, at 1:00 p.m. CT, APICS Director of Research, Jonathan Thatcher, CSCP, CAE, will present the findings in a free webinar event. Register to learn about how the area of remanufacturing can impact your career, your supply chain, sustainability initiatives, and profits. Thatcher will also discuss how the governmental policy issues and public acceptance can affect your remanufacturing and marketing strategies.
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Access the Remanufacturing Report
Report – Contains survey data and a topic overview
The full report is available to APICS members (please log in) and webinar registrants upon registration.