3 Ways Reverse Logistics Can Pump Up Your Profits

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Sustainability and the green movement have done much to raise profits for small businesses. Once thought a fad, recycling has itself become big business. But some industry products are often thought unrecyclable and better suited for the landfill.

The consumer electronics industry was once one of the biggest offenders. Yet the public is now showing an interest in recycling old computers, TVs and smartphones. Still, they only know they should return their used smartphones; they know nothing of the small businesses profiting from the use of reverse logistics companies.

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Does Reverse Logistics Benefit the Environment?

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In today’s environmentally-conscious society, more and more companies are looking for ways to make their entire supply chain more eco-friendly. For consumer electronics manufacturers, this can mean using a higher percentage of recycled materials in production, as well as reducing emissions and waste in the forward supply chain.

This is only one part of the overall picture, though. More often than not, the reverse supply chain is where these companies can truly make an impact. Reverse logistics benefits the environment in many ways—read on to learn more.

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Google’s Android One Takes India By Storm

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Android One promises to revolutionize mobile technology in India, the world’s third largest smartphone market–even though only 10% of the country’s population owns a mobile device. What has Google achieved exactly with the Android One? The most notable virtue of this new platform’s implementation is the ability to provide phone manufacturers with parameters regarding a device’s hardware configuration to most efficiently pair with its current Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.

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Can Reverse Logistics Help Your Business Stay Ahead?

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The consumer electronics industry is a booming business all over the world, and nowhere is this more apparant than in the United States. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices have become the must-have status symbols of a new generation of technology-hungry consumers. However, these products have short life cycles and consumers are often quick to jump at the opportunity to upgrade. But unwanted consumer electronics are not worthless–in fact, there’s a fortune to be made from them by using reverse logistics tactics.

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Reverse Logistics Empowers Small Business

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Reverse logistics is fast becoming the hottest trend in the business world. The popularity of the field is reflected in the fact that universities have picked up on it. Undergraduate and graduate programs are available at the American Military University and the affiliated American Public University. University programs in logistics place a special emphasis on this new aspect—and with good reason.

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The 5 Best Features of Apple’s New iPhone 6

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The internet is abuzz. Savvy consumer electronics afficiandos wait with baited breath. It’s time for a new iPhone.

Apple releases an overhaul of its bestselling smartphone every other year in late summer, and we’re fast approaching one of those release dates. Last week, the technology company sent out an invite to a press event on September 9, which is likely to be the big announcement for its newest phone.

But why wait? Rumours abound about the best new features of the Apple iPhone 6. Here are our favorites:

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