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Gestão & Produção

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AQUINO, Israel Fernandes de; CASTILHO JR., Armando Borges de  and  PIRES, Thyrza Schlichting De Lorenzi. Organizing a network of scavenger cooperatives in the reverse production chain of the metropolitan area of Florianopolis: an lternative for aggregating value. Gest. Prod. [online]. 2009, vol.16, n.1, pp.15-24. ISSN 0104-530X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-530X2009000100003.

This paper describes a research carried out with members of the reverse production chain in the metropolitan area of Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The research aimed at proposing logistics for scavenger cooperatives to sell their products directly to recycling industries with a view to aggregating value. The results show that organizing the scavenger cooperatives in a network enable them to sell their products directly to recycling industries and increase the value of their products in 32%.

Keywords : Scavenger; Recyclable materials; Network; Reverse logistics.

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