Reverse Logistics Market in India 2012

Report ID : RNR-249363 Category : Agriculture Published Date : 19-Dec-12
Publisher : Netscribes Pages : 99 Format : PDF
Government concern for sustainability and manufacturers continuous endeavor to garner customer satisfaction are the key drivers of reverse logistics. Significance of reverse logistics is perceived from both economic as well as environmental perspective. To state it simply, reverse logistics stands for any operation that involves the reuse of damaged or faulty products after its refurbishment. 

The report begins with an introduction section that gives a total overview of the logistics sector and its components. Thereafter, the section provides an elaborate understanding of reverse logistics as a service that the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient and cost effective flow of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information, from the point of consumption to the point of origin, for the purpose of recapturing value of proper disposal. It also covers the difference between forward and reverse logistics for a clear understanding.

The introduction section is then followed by the market overview of reverse logistics market. The section demonstrates the current market size along with forecasted market size and growth rate that would be prevalent in the market till 2016. The section also deals with percent demand acquisition from the four zones of India along with the highest reverse logistics demanding sectors. 

Next, the report exhaustively elaborates the distribution channel that the players in the market follow. The report then describes the essence of reverse logistics as a service. The possible reasons of goods return and the outcome of such returned goods along with its capability to ensure systematic supply chain management. 

The report then elaborates the prevalent reverse logistics models such as non-governmental organizations, corporate self ownership, joint venture operated and 3rd party service providers involved in reverse logistics for their own or outsourced supply chain management. 

The next section deals in providing an industry wise outlook of the sectors that have to depend on reverse logistics service such as retail, consumer electronics, automobile and pharmaceutical sectors.

The report then elaborates the drivers and challenges that the industry is facing in current market scenario. It provides a comprehensive set of factors which boosts and hinders the growth of the market. Some of the key drivers include government concern for sustainability, garnering of customer satisfaction by manufacturers, growing consumerism among Indians and the economic viability of reusing goods. The factors hindering the market growth can be summarized to be the low importance given to returns management, infrastructure bottlenecks and warehouse space deficit. 
Also, the key issues that are plaguing the market include mismanagement in segregating returns, high distribution costs and retailer-manufacturer conflict.

The section is then followed by technology adoption in the sector. Technologies such as RFID, RLMS and ERP that can help in scaling up efficiency of the logistics sector and keeping tab on the status of the cargo in transit have been discussed. Along with the benefits of various types of technology adoption are provided some of the key solution providing companies.

The report further elaborates the recent trend that is generating a significant scope to the reverse logistics market. E-commerce industry is emerging as a major benefactor to reverse logistics due to facility of product returns by the e-tailing industry. 

The competition section profiles the major players in courier market in India in details within the report which enables readers to get a clear picture of the current competitive scenario. The section lists the basic details of the players such as corporate information, business highlights and key members. The section also features financial analysis of key vendors which in turn provides us with the financial health of players. 

The report is concluded with strategic recommendations section that provides recommendations which could amply benefit the reverse logistics sector.
Slide 1: Executive Summary
Slide 2: Logistics Sector: Overview
Slide 3: Reverse Logistics
Slide 4-5: Comparative Study of Forward and Reverse Logistics

Market Overview 
Slide 6: Reverse Logistics Market - Overview, Size and Growth (Value-wise 2011 to  2016e)
Slide 7: Reverse Logistics Demand by Zone and Industry - India

Distribution Channel
Slide 8: Distribution Channel of Reverse Logistics

Need for Reverse Logistics
Slide 9: Possible Reasons of Return and Outcome of Returned Goods
Slide 10-11: Cost Effectiveness and Significance of Reverse Logistics 
Slide 12: Reverse Logistics - Needs and Associated Benefits

Reverse Logistics Models
Slide 13: Reverse Logistics Models - Summary
Slide 14-15: Reverse Logistics Models
Slide 16: Auxiliary Services Provided by Reverse Logistics

Industry-wise Outlook
Slide 17: Industry-wise Outlook - Summary 
Slide 18-33: Sector-wise Market Overview and Significance of Logistics and Reverse            Logistics to the Sector

Drivers & Challenges
Slide 34: Summary
Slide 35-39: Drivers
Slide 40-43: Challenges

Key Issues
Slide 44: Key issues Faced by Reverse Logistics Market 

Technology Adoption
Slide 45-46: Benefits of technology adoption
Slide 47-49: Most Useful Technologies
Slide 50: Software Providing Companies
Recent Trend
Slide 51: Overview of e-Tailing Sector
Slide 52: Significance of Reverse Logistics to e-Tailing Sector

Slide 53-55: Major Public Players - (Domestic)
Slide 56: Major Private Companies - Summary
Slide 57-94: Major Private Players 

Strategic Recommendation
Slide 95: Summary
Slide 96-97: Strategic Recommendations

Slide 98: Appendix
Slide 99: Sources of Information