ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE REGULATION OF OPERATIONS IN REVERSE LOGISTICS

1 MAŁKUS Tomasz
Institution:
1 Cracow University of Economics, Cracow, Poland, EU, malkust@uek.krakow.pl
Conference:
CLC 2019, Tatra Hotel, Zakopane, Poland, EU, December 2 - 4, 2019
Proceedings:
Proceedings CLC 2019
Pages:
58-65
ISBN:
978-80-87294-96-3
ISSN:
2694-9318
Published:
3rd June 2020
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Abstract

Return of products to supplier, as well as transfer of waste and recyclable materials to places of further use are treated as the last stage of the flow of goods through the enterprise. This stage of logistics activity is of particular importance in the company, especially in the conditions of the development of the concept of sustainable development. Legal regulations are distinguished between important factors influencing activity in reverse logistics. Regulations of internal law of each country must be adapted to international regulations, especially those respected in the union to which individual country has joined. Internal law regulations within the country should be also adapted to international conventions and agreements in which the country participates. Polish law regulations used in the area of reverse logistics are the examples of compliance with international regulations, adjusted according to regulations of European Union law. The objective of this article is to present the main issues that are regulated in the area of reverse logistics in Poland. Issues being the subject to regulation are grouped according to distinguished processes, implemented in reverse logistics. The main legal regulations in Poland, as well as international conventions and agreements are also included in this article.

Keywords: Reverse logistics, reverse logistics processes, waste, recyclable material, law regulation
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