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Reverse Logistics Market

Reverse Logistics Market

Global Industry Analysis (2019 - 2022), Growth Trends, and Market Forecast (2023 - 2030)

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Industry: Automotive & Transport | Author Name: Harshad

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This study intends to analyse diverse aspects of the global reverse logistics market. The insights offered in this report are expected to aid in market growth examination over the forecast timeline.

Report Summary

  • The e-Commerce sector to exert significant influence on the reverse logistics market
  • Automation and blockchain technology to become important aspects of reverse logistics solutions
  • COVID-19 had a short-term negative impact on market strategies
  • Asia Pacific’s reverse logistics market to remain a revenue generating powerhouse

Proliferating e-Commerce Boom to Fuel Reverse Logistics Market

Over the last decade, the global e-commerce sector has grown exponentially. Growing levels of urbanization and globalization have been primary factors responsible for this rise in prominence. Other elements contributing to the e-Commerce sector's augmentation include higher disposable incomes, growing population figures, and greater internet penetration, particularly in emerging nations. As the e-Commerce sector is reliant on the global reverse logistics market that uses returns management system solutions to complete end-to-end management of its return operations, the further expansion of the e-Commerce sector is expected to directly impact the growth trajectory of the global reverse logistics market.

Environmental Concerns, and Regulatory Compliance Create Tailwinds

Individuals and regulatory authorities increasingly focus on reducing waste and promoting more sustainable practices. Reverse logistics helps companies reduce waste by facilitating the collection, refurbishment, and reuse of products and materials. Moreover, several industries are subject to stringent regulations concerning the correct handling and disposal of waste, and failure to do so will attract penalization. By ensuring that these products are recycled or disposed of properly, all while adhering to regulatory standards, growth prospects for many players engaged in this global market are expected to increase over the forecast period.

Reverse Logistics Market Rides Benefits Like Cost Savings, Customer Satisfaction, and Product Quality and Safety

Businesses can recover value from products that were either returned or in excess, which can then be refurbished for resale or to extract valuable components for reuse. This results in high-cost savings for those that choose these services. Moreover, a higher level of customer service can be offered by supplying an efficient and convenient method of returning products or receiving replacement products or refunds through a well-devised reverse logistics program. In carrying out these operations, companies will be better positioned to identify and address product quality, which in turn results in a better overall service. These are other major factors slated to positively influence the growth of the global reverse logistics market in the future.

COVID-19 Impact

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the imposing of restrictions by respective governments on the movement of people and goods, as well as the hampered supply of necessary raw materials, among other operational hurdles. This led to a significant decline in generated revenues for many industries and was no different for the global reverse logistics market during the onset of this pandemic. However, as restrictions were gradually relaxed, post the 3rd and 4th waves, and this industry’s services were seen as, and on par with, those of other essential service industries by various governments around the world, the global reverse logistics market regressed to a path similar to its pre-COVID state of projected operations.

Asia Pacific Will Retain Dominance in Long Term

The increasing use of a growing number of e-Commerce platforms, in turn, is expected to boost the demand for reverse logistics solutions in this region. Moreover, booming population figures, higher disposable incomes, increasing investments toward bettering operational processes, as well as the growing presence of manufacturing hubs or facilities, are all elements expected to remain major factors continuing to contribute to this region’s dominance in the reverse logistics market.

Reverse Logistics Market: Competitive Landscape          

Major players in the Reverse Logistics Market include C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., CCR Logistics Systems AG, Core Logistic Private Limited, DB Schenker, Deutsche Post DHL Group, FedEx Corporation, Kintetsu World Express Inc., Safexpress Pvt Ltd., United Parcel Service, Inc., and Yusen Logistics Co. Ltd., to name a few. To gain a competitive edge, various established industry players are now more focused on new product launches, partnerships, collaborations, acquisitions, and alliances.

Recent Notable Developments:

  • In May 2021, MG Motor India and Attero announced a partnership to recycle electric vehicle batteries. Attero will lend MG Motor India with reverse logistics, refurbishing, and recycling solutions

  • In May 2021, XPO Logistics Inc. Announced the launch of an automation solution in France. This automation solution is slated to aid with high-volume reverse logistics in the French fashion e-Commerce industry

  • In June 2021, Ruby launched an industry alliance DTC Consortium with the support of several companies. This consortium is slated to aid various organizations navigate market strategies such as reverse logistics, fulfilment, and marketing

  • In March 2022, DHL Group inked a deal with ReverseLogix, an end-to-end Returns Management Systems (RMS) provider for both B2B and B2C organizations, to manage its e-Commerce returns operations

Regional Classification of Global Reverse Logistics Market is Listed Below:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

 Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East and Africa

  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa

*Regions and countries are subject to change based on data availability.

Key Elements Included In The Study: Global Reverse Logistics Market

  • Reverse Logistics Market by Product/Technology/Grade, Application/End-user, and Region
  • Executive Summary (Opportunity Analysis and Key Trends)
  • Historical Market Size and Estimates, Value, 2019 - 2022
  • Market Value at Regional and Country Level, 2023 - 2030
  • Market Dynamics and Economic Overview
  • Market Size in Value, Growth Rates, and Forecast Figures, 2023 - 2030
  • Competitive Intelligence with Financials, Key Developments, and Portfolio of Leading Companies 
  • Regional and Product/Grade/Application/End-user Price Trends Analysis
  • Value Chain and Five Force’s Analysis
  • Regional/Sub-region/Country Market Size and Trend Analysis
  • Company Market Share Analysis and Key Player Profiles

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