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Business Relations in Reverse Logistics Outsourcing


  • Janusz Grabara

    () (Czestochowa University of Technology, The Management Faculty)

  • Sebastian Kot

    (Czestochowa University of Technology, The Management Faculty)


Nowadays cost reduction is a fundamental strategy used in companies during fighting for survival, keeping or increase in sales levels and profits. More and more often observed tendency to concentrate commercial and production companies leads to rise of demand for outsourcing in a reverse logistics chain. In the paper Authors present concept of outsourcing in logistics processes, advantages of outsourcing in reverse logistics and types of relations between outsourcing partners as well as areas and stages of collaboration: engagement, improvement and communication.

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  • Janusz Grabara & Sebastian Kot, 2010. "Business Relations in Reverse Logistics Outsourcing," Economic Analysis, Institute of Economic Sciences, vol. 43(1-2), pages 99-107.
  • Handle: RePEc:ibg:eajour:v:43:y:2010:i:1-2:p:99-107

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    Cited by:

    1. Krzysztof Zborowski, 2013. "Logistics Outsourcing In Management Strategy In Sme – Survey Results," Advanced Logistic systems, University of Miskolc, Department of Material Handling and Logistics, vol. 7(1), pages 117-124, December.
    2. Marek Potkany & Renata Stasiak-Betlejewska & Robert Kovac & Milos Gejdos, 2016. "OUTSOURCING IN CONTIDIONS OF SMEs – THE POTENTIAL FOR COST SAVINGS," Polish Journal of Management Studies, Czestochowa Technical University, Department of Management, vol. 13(1), pages 145-156, June.

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    Business relations; outsourcing; logistics processes; commercial companies; production companies;

    JEL classification:

    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration
    • M2 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics


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