RLMT301 Introduction to Reverse Logistics Management (3 semester hours)

This course provides students with a systems-centric view to explore what is seen as today’s wide range of practices in reverse logistics applications in manufacturing, retail and in the military. It includes the many definitions related to reverse logistics, the different scope, practices, procedures and processes of reverse logistics as compared to forward logistics. It explores the various dilemmas practitioners face in designing a reverse logistics system. A practitioner approach is used to explore and examine the management functions and the interrelationships among the components of reverse operational logistics are provided. This course is intended for students and professionals working in reverse logistics, retail business management, general management, transportation management, supply chain management, and corporate and military decision makers.