About The Reverse Logistics Group

The Reverse Logistics Group (RLG) is a leading global provider of return management and environmental compliance. We are part of the Reconomy Group company, a global specialist in outsourced services driving the circular economy. 

“Return to Value” is our philosophy and how we enable organizations to achieve resource efficiency – returning the value of materials, products, brand image, and customer relationships.

The RLG Group at a glance

RLG IN NUMBERS

Key Facts

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BILLION €

Managed asset value per year processed by the RLG Group and its subsidiaries, supported by an extensive network of selected service providers. 

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SUBSIDIARIES

The Reverse Logistics Group (RLG) holding organization is comprised of 35 local entities acting within the circular economy.

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COUNTRIES

Return-to-value services in over 80 countries, cooperating with hundreds of partners striving for the highest performance and sustainable quality.

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Patrick Wiedemann

Chief Executive Officer

‘Following the principles of a Circular Economy ultimately leads us to the necessity of changing business models, where ‘reverse’ has to be a strategic element – an opportunity rather than a must.’

Patrick Wiedemann

CORE SOLUTIONS

The Reverse Logistics Group and its subsidiaries around the world offer comprehensive services and products that address the needs of brand owners in a circular economy, increasingly being shaped by online shopping and environmental protection.  

AMS Global - offering BEST-IN-CLASS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Through our AMS Global (After Market Services) division we ensure that brand owners and retailers meet the increasing expectations of consumers throughout the return process while reducing the environmental impact of returns.

RLG AMS Management

International Returns Management

The returns management solution is made of proprietary retail and consumer portals, integrations, carrier contract management, and return handling activities.

RLG Value Recovery

VALUE RECOVERY SERVICES

AMS combines IT and Logistics to manage returns and ensure products retain their value through refurbishment, and B2B and B2C resell products and services.

RLG Logistics Services

SPECIALIST LOGISTICS SERVICES

AMS offers logistics services across the product lifecycle to medical device manufacturers, DME retailers, and health insurance providers.

ECS Global - ENABLING REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

The RLG's ECS Global (Environmental Compliance Solutions) division is responsible for ensuring manufacturers’ ongoing compliance with local environmental regulations.    

RLG Environmental Compliance

Environmental Compliance & Systems

Data management and reporting to comply with EPR1 regulations, also offering environmental compliance consulting and logistics of products/waste returns.

RLG Battery Recycling

Recycling, Returns & Trade (RRT) Solutions

Waste management solutions for automotive workshops, and management of collection and recycling for valuable lead acid and lithium-ion batteries.

RLG Recycling

Deposit Return Systems (DRS)

ECS’s services also include waste management solutions for material and financial flows.

A GLOBAL PARTNER

RLG operates around the globe: With 51 regional offices on 3 continents, we provide our return-to-value services in more than 80 countries, cooperating with hundreds of partners. This enables us to develop individual and country-specific solutions on an international scale.

SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

Our Mission is to maximize product and resource recovery with ensured product-specific efficiency.

We strive to provide the best solutions that progress towards a circular economy while helping to solve the key sustainability issues, ensuring that we have the people and required infrastructure to achieve our goals.

Our sustainability impact can be measured throughout the RLG Group’s global operations via a Group Sustainability Reporting (GRI), standards and guidelines use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to Universal Standards (how materials are managed), Economic Standards (material impacting economic topics), Environmental Standards, and Social Standards.

RLG - Patrick Wiedemann - World Economic Forum
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Featured INITIATIVES

RLG E-Waste Pickup India

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The campaign consists of online and offline activities for participants, from spotting the pick-up truck in their city to donating e-waste for gratification.

RLG E-Waste Pickup Peru

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LG Peru organized an e-waste pickup campaign in Lima, collaborating with the Municipality of Lima and San Antonio Recycling.

RLG & The Circular Economy Initiative

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RLG is an active contributor to the Circular Economy Deutschland initiative and publication.

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations

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RLG is supporting manufacturers, importers or online sellers of products containing electrical and electronic equipment, batteries, or packaging to ensure compliance with Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations.
Contact
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