The normal logistics of a manufacturer’s products is to move in the direction of distributors and consumers. “Reverse logistics”, on the other hand, refers to products and materials that move in the opposite direction. For example, a defective electronic product may be returned from the consumer back to the distributor or manufacturer, where it would have to be tested, dismantled, disposed of or repaired.
How does your company manage its reverse logistics burden? Do you have procedures in place to responsibly recycle the e-waste? E-waste, or the discarding of obsolete electronics, has skyrocketed and is estimated to exceed 50 million tons worldwide.
Unfortunately, a large percentage of this e-waste ends up in landfills. While it contains toxic chemicals and harmful substances that damage the environment, it also contains valuable materials that could be recovered from the product, reused, recycled properly, and even used to manufacture new products.
TBS Reverse Logistics Program for Electronic Equipment
TBS Industries can customize a reverse logistics program for your company to maximize the use of your obsolete assets, minimize your costs, and generate profits for your business from materials you previously discarded. Some of TBS’ Reverse Logistics services include:
- Processing returned or surplus electronic equipment to send recoverable parts and components back to your inventory
- Reselling viable equipment through our vast global redistribution channels
- Extracting valuable commodity materials (e.g., plastics, metals) so they can be reused in the manufacture of new products
- Responsibly destroying and disposing of unusable or obsolete equipment to prevent their illegal export and to comply with our rigorous “No Landfill” policy
TBS offers customized services to solve the burden associated with reverse logistics of your end-of-life equipment, surplus inventories, and unwanted materials. Our focus is to return the highest possible value to our clients while providing an environmentally responsible recycling solution. Please contact us about creating an efficient, low-cost reverse logistics or e-recycling program for your company.
Our Reverse Logistics Success Stories
Onsite Hard Drive Shredding
When TBS is retained for Onsite Data Shredding, we send our truck, TBS trained technicians, and our shredder to your location...
To provide peace of mind to our customers and assurance that their equipment disposal and data security needs are properly handled, TBS has established several company policies that require us to operate at or above current environmental and safety standards..
Our Global Network of buyers allows us to quickly match inventory items with end users. Our average consignment turnover is less than fifteen (15) days from the time inventory reaches our facility and is tested and refurbished for remarketing..
State of the art refining techniques have allowed us to generate the highest returns for our customers...
Global Foot Print
To service our customers’ asset management and data security needs, TBS has operations throughout the continental United States...
A proper strategy for IT asset disposition or disposal (a.k.a. ITAD) is critical for your business today. Accountability, security, and environmental responsibility have never had greater importance...
Some of Our Clients