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16-GSCM-24May-07 - GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 Reuse...

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Unformatted text preview: GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 Reuse and Recycling: Reuse and Recycling: From Supply Chains to From Supply Chains to Supply Loops Supply Loops GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 Lee & Billington, for example, define a supply chain as [] a network of facilities that procure raw materials, transform them into intermediary goods and then final products, and deliver the products to customers through a distribution system. What happens to the product after sale and delivery is of no concern for supply chain managers End-of-life product disposal Product demand & use Raw materials mining Primary materials production Component manufacture Final product assembly Product sale and delivery Traditional supply chains end with the sale and delivery of the final product From supply chains to supply loops From supply chains to supply loops GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 Supply loops divert end-of-life products from landfill and reprocess these products, their components or their materials into secondary resources which replace primary resources in forward supply chains. End-of-life product disposal Product demand & use Raw materials mining Primary materials production Component manufacture Final product assembly Product sale and delivery Component re- processing Product re- processing Materials re- processing Eol product collection & inspection GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 End-of-life product disposal Product demand & use Raw materials mining...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 289 taught by Professor Geyer during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.

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16-GSCM-24May-07 - GSCM Spring 2007 Session 16 May 24 Reuse...

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