Improving the Effectiveness of End-of-Use Product Recovery: Operations Planning, Consumer Behavior and Design Guidelines
Raihanian Mashhadi, Ardeshir
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As market demand for remanufactured products increases and environmental legislations call for more restrict enforcements on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), remanufacturing is becoming an important business. However, the profitability of take-back systems is hampered by several factors, including the lack of information on the quantity, quality, and timing of to-be-returned used products to a remanufacturing facility. Therefore, the efficiency of the remanufacturing operations can be improved by tackling these uncertainties.