Draft:Reverse Logistics Association
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The Reverse Logistics Association is a trade association focused on reverse logistics, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,. The Reverse Logistics Association publishes a monthly magazine, RL Magazine, which features articles from academic researchers and industry practitioners regarding best practices, and hosts an annual conference and seminars, as well as smaller conferences around the world.
Membership is by company, and over 100 companies are paid members of the RLA. The Advisory Board is comprised of supply chain executives from Best Buy, Cisco, Dell, FedEx, Google, GoTRG, Home Depot, HP, Intel, and Walmart.
Best Practices in Reverse Logistics
The organization was created in 2004 to be a resource for Reverse Logistics industry practitioners, working for manufacturers, retailers, refurbishers, recyclers, returns processors, and secondary market sellers. Its research and best practices are published by other professional outlets as well .
Its members are often surveyed to learn about best practices. The RLA's research is cited in articles in such as the Wall Street Journal ,,, , and peer reviewed journal articles,,.
12N Barcode Standard
The Standards Committee of the RLA has developed a new barcode standard which allows companies to place multiple fields of information inside of a single two dimensional barcode. The Material Handling Institute is the organization empowered by ANSI to manage global barcoding standards. This standard has been given the 12N Data Identifier by the MH 10.8.2 committee.
This standard allows, for example, the serial number of a product and the Universal Product Code to be stored in one single 2D barcode, which allows retailers to record the serial number of every item sold without requiring the need for a second barcode to be scanned. The lot code or best buy date of food or pharmaceutical products can also be stored in a 12N code, which will allow customers to determine much more readily whether their food has expired or been subject to a recall.
The Open Connectivity Foundation , is a trade association working to simplify the process of getting devices onto the Internet of Things, and they have agreed to use the 12N standard as a part of this standardized process for getting devices onto the IoT.
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