HOBI Reverse Logistics

Reverse logistics adds value to locally processed IT assets

Significant disruptive forces come into play that impact IT asset management costs for CIOs. State and government statutes on the disposal of IT equipment have become progressively more stringent leaving corporations with the burden of responsibly handling their assets. States including California, Colorado, and Illinois have taken strides towards being more environmentally responsible. Cell phone…

HOBI Consumer Electronics

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 1/21-1/25

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent reverse logistics, battery and plastic waste related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 1/21-1/25. Reverse logistics ensures mobile asset management accountability As technology advances, more enterprises are opting to embrace mobile into their operations. And in doing so, there has been a rise in Choose…

HOBI Christmas Technology

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 12/17-12/21

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent 5G technology, reverse logistics and asset management related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 12/17-12/21. 5G will likely be a niche technology for yearsDespite the constant excited chatter surrounding 5G mobile technology, researchers believe that 5G will remain a relatively niche technology until 2025. Professional…

HOBI Returns and Reverse Logistics

Rising E-Commerce Sales Means Rising Return Rates

With rising e-commerce sales come a higher percentage of returns, presenting a challenge for shippers and haulers to ensure there is sufficient capacity and properly located fulfillment centers to handle reverse logistics. The National Retail Federation estimated consumers returned 13% of purchases during the most recent holiday season. The latest “UPS Pulse of the Online…