Most products are still in a one-way distribution model. Once broken or inoperable, they are considered waste and thrown away.
Goals and Objectives
The goal of this use case is to create products and parts that can be recycled and reused and provide visibility across the entire network to coordinate shipment milestones for when parts and products need to be replaced/replenished.
Cloud, big data and analytics, mobile, connectivity services, transportation management systems, and warehouse management systems
Use Case Summary
As part of the circular economy, manufacturers configure products in combination with a “returns” program and offer recycled products and/or packaging to customers.