Identifying reverse logistics and related regulations in the circular supply chain of sustainable floor coverings

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The aim of this paper is to gain an understanding of the characteristics and requirements of the logistics pertaining to the reverse supply chain of circular sustainable floor coverings, as a crucial part of enabling circulation of the material, and to identify the regulations that affect the reverse logistics. The methodology includes a literature search and discussions with stakeholders in the floor coverings sector. The results show that there are special characteristics to consider pertaining to the logistics of the floor-coverings reverse supply chain, when increased circularity is aimed at, such as unpredictable supply, and that there are several regulations that affect logistics activities. This paper contributes to a better understanding of the logistics of reverse supply chains in the floor coverings sector, since the existing literature on this topic is scarce.

Authors: Rosa Palmgren, Elina Pohjalainen, Margareta Wahlström, Ville Hinkka, Ismo Ruohomäki
Publisher: Zenodo

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