Cracking Down On Unsealables

Trading partners work together to eliminate some of the lesser-known causes of unsaleables.


"Secondly, stretch hoods provide five-sided protection without the need for a top sheet, which is frequently used with stretch wrap. This provides additional weatherability and also decreases the likelihood that pallets stacked on top of each other will shift during transport."

Silver Bullet?

Leading executives agree that there isn't a silver bullet to the nagging problem of unsaleables. But there is something that is close: the executive suite.

"You need to make sue that the boardroom is aware of what's going on in the areas of unsaleables and what the true impact of their decisions are," says Romback of Genco.

Doughton of CLS sums up, "Top management support with dedicated resources for reverse logistics that can influence across functional areas has been what we have seen yields the most significant results."

 

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