Selling stuff online is easy, and getting it to customers isn’t exactly rocket science either. But what happens when a customer isn’t happy with what they’ve bought?A balancing actIf want your customers to keep coming back to you, you need a returns procedure which is clear, simple and quick. And if you want to stay [...]
2015 has been an incredibly exciting year for Revlogs and the Revlogs Group. On the one hand, it’s hard to believe we are almost halfway through the year. And on the other it’s almost impossible to fathom how we have packed so much into five short months… A message from our CEO, Craig Plowden “I [...]
Implementing a state of the art returns management system has numerous benefits. Some are obvious and some not so much. But our years in the business mean we can assure you that they are all most definitely real. Reduced costs Obviously employing the services of Revlogs will cost you something, but we can absolutely guarantee [...]
Reverse logistics can take many forms, but what retailers want is a client-centred and fuss-free system. This includes collecting, reporting, repairing and returning. Revlogs MD, Craig Plowden, unpacks the process.
Most unsold and returned product disappears into the abyss of storerooms, never to be sold or repaired. Revlogs offers an alternative ending to this tale of woe. A profitable ending...
Fine-tune your returns management processes and watch your customers’ smiles - and your profit margins - grow like there's no tomorrow...
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In 2008, major electronics retailer Game realised that there would be massive benefits to contracting a reverse logistics specialist to streamline the back end of their supply chain. Six years later Game, with the assistance of Revlogs, has established itself as the market-leader in returns and customer satisfaction.
Getting damaged product back through the supply chain is only half the battle. The other half is ensuring that the product is repaired. A sharp reverse logistics provider has in-house repair services.
It’s quite possible that your forward logistics provider says they’re also handling your returns management. Or you may think you’re taking care of it in-house. Scratch the surface and you’ll discover a whole host of demons in the back end of your supply chain.
Most retailers contract a returns management specialist in an attempt to overhaul the back end of their supply chain. But Revlogs MD Craig Plowden has noticed that often the benefits to the front end of their supply chain are even more valuable. Here’s how…
There is nothing worse than store theft or ‘shrinkage’. It devours your business from within, cutting into profits and demoralising honest employees. Fortunately, Revlogs has the answer: overhauling your returns management system will create an environment in which it is impossible for criminals to thrive.
You wouldn’t go to a dentist if you had a stomach ache, nor would you go to an architect if you need a bridge designed. If you need a returns management solution, then you need to outsource to an expert.
Focus on Transport and Logistics magazine recently ran a full feature on Moving Product From B to A, which is at the heart of what returns management is all about.
Revlogs MD Craig Plowden was recently interviewed by Financial Mail. Financial Mail recently ran a feature on returns management, featuring Revlogs MD Craig Plowden. Craig Plowden in action for Financial Mail
In the US and Europe returns management has actually become a profit centre for the savviest retailers. This will soon be the case in SA too, says Craig Plowden, MD of Revlogs.
With Christmas just around the corner you’re probably trying to work out ways to squeeze as much merchandise as you can onto your shop floor. It doesn’t have to be a squash – a smart returns management system will ensure more retail space.
Returns management doesn’t just make sense in terms of efficiency, it’ll also significantly impacts your profits. Craig Plowden, MD of Revlogs explains how this happens.
International retailers have long seen the benefits of outsourcing returns management. South Africa is closely following the trend with a specialist reverse logistics solution provider, Revlogs. MD Craig Plowden explains how international experience and understanding are benefiting local retailers.
Getting product into store is no problem, there are hundreds of logistics companies doing that. The headache for retailers comes when goods need to be returned. This is reverse logistics. Revlogs offers the cure to all manner of returns-management ailments.