Edition 48
Read the Press
by Reverse Logistics Association

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Global Trade Boom and Surge in FDI Set to Drive Logistics Services Market in India
Mumbai, India--21 February 2013--Market research firm Netscribes Inc has just launched a report on the Logistics Services Market in India which focuses on the strong growth potential of the sector. The report is a part of Netscribes’ Transportation and Logistics Services. Full Article

The first eWaste "No Landfill" public pure play brand to enter China
London--20 February 2013--E-Waste Systems, Inc., an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, has announced to have opened its first China office in Shanghai. "Following our recent agreement to enter the China market through a Master License and corresponding investment, the Company is acting aggressively in pursuit of this market and to establish itself as the first eWaste pure play brand to enter China with the slogan 'eWaste No Landfill,'" says Martin Nielson, CEO of eWaste. Full Article

Growth Without Growing Pains
19 February 2013-Chance Knapp, founder and today CEO of Vivo Technology, turned a 2003 high school assignment into a basement start-up. The 17-year-old lined up suppliers and started selling products via the Web. In 2007, he concentrated on ordering, selling and shipping laptop parts and accessories. Full Article

CSDP Launches Transactional Service Relationship Management (SRM)
Irvine, CA--12 February 2013--Customer Service Delivery Platform (CSDP), a leading provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM©) solutions, is launching a transactional based pricing solution for the reverse logistics industry. The solution includes modules for all processes in the reverse logistics supply chain delivered in a cloud-based model, which reduces upfront software and hardware capital and charges customers based on actual usage. Full Article

Reverse Logistics and M2M
18 February 2013-M2M allows logistics companies such as UPS, www.ups.com, to gather key data about each package’s location and provide that information to consumers and business executives, allowing them to leverage the data to make critical decisions. In today’s connected world, M2M could provide similar value in reverse logistics as well. Full Article

Aviall and Sofrance sign agreement for global distribution of spare filtration products
Dallas, TX--15 February 2013--Aviall Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into a distribution agreement with Sofrance, a subsidiary of Safran, to market and distribute spare filtration products designed and manufactured by Sofrance. Full Article

MicroStrate turns e-waste into sheet for signage, displays
Kyle, TX--13 February 2013--MicroStrate Inc. is turning recycled computer parts and other plastic waste into stops signs and other signage at its 100,000-square-foot facility that recently opened in Kyle. Full Article

USPS Saturday limited delivery
12 February 2013-The US Postal Service announced the intention to limit Saturday delivery. This change affects deliveries to homes and businesses, but does not restrict mail development, acceptance, or mail movement in the system. All mail sent to USPS Post Office Boxes will be delivered on Saturday. Only Parcels will be delivered to homes and businesses on Saturday. This can create confusion for mail creators and the recipients. If we examine the mail categories individually, it can help commercial mail producers plan and communicate changes necessary to best service the end user of the mail. Full Article


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