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Application of GPS system in reverse Logistics

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    • 1. APPLICATION OF GPS IN REVERSE LOGISTICS Abhijeet Ghadge M.Tech. (Industrial Engineering & Management) IIT Kharagpur
    • 2. OVERVIEW OF PRESENTATION
      • Definition-Reverse Logistics (RL)
      • Flow of goods
      • Brief understanding of RL
      • Why GPS?
      • Types of tracking
      • Applications of GPS
      • Benefits of GPS in RL
      • References .
    • 3. Definition
      • Reverse Logistics comprises of all activities involved in managing, processing, reducing and disposing of hazardous or non-hazardous waste from production, packaging and use of productions, including the processes of reverse distribution.
      • “… .the movement of goods from consumer towards a producer in a channel of distribution.”
      • -Pohlen and Farris(1992)
    • 4. Flow of Goods
      • Forward Logistics
      • Reverse Logistics
      Supplier Manufa- cturer Retailer Customer Landfill Waste Processor Collector
    • 5. Reverse logistics
      • Reusing the Product
      • Remanufacturing the product
      • Recycling the Product
      • Disposing off properly
      NEED OF EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
    • 6. How does GPS works? Courtesy:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System
    • 7. GPS
          • GPS tracking unit is a device that is used the to determine the precise location of a vehicle, person, or other asset to which it is attached and to record the position of the asset at regular intervals.
      Courtesy:- www.tdc.co.uk
    • 8. TYPES OF TRACKING
      • Passive devices store GPS location, speed, heading and sometimes a trigger event.
      • The device is removed and the data downloaded to a computer for evaluation.
      • PASSIVE TRACKING
      • ACTIVE TRACKING
      • Active devices also collect the same information.
      • Transmit the data in real-time via cellular or satellite networks to a computer or data center for evaluation
    • 9. APPLICATIONS OF GPS
      • Fleet Management
      • Asset tracking
      • Stolen Vehicle Recovery
      • Trailer Tracking
    • 10. Fleet Management
      • When managing a fleet of vehicles, knowing the real-time location of all drivers only need a mobile phone with telephony or Internet connection to be inexpensively tracked by and dispatched efficiently.
      • routing, dispatch, on-board information
    • 11. Asset Tracking
      • Companies needing to track valuable assets for insurance or other monitoring purposes can now plot the real-time asset location on a map and closely monitor movement and operating status
    • 12. Stolen Vehicle Recovery
      • Both consumer and commercial vehicles can be outfitted with RF or GPS units to allow police to do tracking and recovery. In the case of LoJack, the police can activate the tracking unit in the vehicle directly and follow tracking signals
    • 13. Trailer Tracking
      • Haulage and Logistics companies often operate lorries with detachable load carrying units called Trailers. There are different types of trailer used for different applications, e.g., flat bed, refrigerated, curtain sider, box container.
    • 14. BENEFITS OF GPS
      • reduction in customer enquiries
      • Internal cost savings
      • accurate information for end users.
      • Security of goods
    • 15. REFERENCES
      • Supply Chain Management and Reverse Logistics by Harald Dyckhoff and Richard Lackes, Springer International Production.
      • Brito Marisa, Reverse Logistics: A review of case studies , May 2002, Econometric Institute Report EI 2002-21: 1-32
      • Getting to grips with GPS. by Peter judd and Simon brown.
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_logistics
      • - 16/01/08,18:00AM
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System
      • - 16/01/08,18:00AM
    • 16. THANK YOU …