RLA Podcasts

RLA continues to participate in several media outlets to keep the public updated on the reverse logistics industry.  Find our latest podcasts below:

#ReverseLogisticsSeries #ReverseLogistics #RLA #SCNR

Supply Chain Now Network now hosts the Reverse Logistics Podcast Series 

Join hosts Scott Luton, founder of SCNR, with Greg White, Principle & host of SCNR, and Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of the Reverse Logistics Association, as they discuss reverse logistics topics with experts in the industry.

Find all podcasts from the Reverse Logistics Series here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/reverse-logistics-series/

December 2020:  American Public University (APU) School of Business Debate "In-Store or Online Commerce: Which Is More Wasteful?"

The debate focused on whether consumers buying things in-person in local stores results in less waste and resource consumption than buying things online. The debate was moderated by Professor Dr. Kandis Wyatt and included:  APU Professor Oliver Hedgepeth, APU Program Director Robert Gordon, Tony Sciarrotta from RLA, and Dr David Greenfield from Circular Economy Club.  

Debate Recording:  https://apus.zoom.us/rec/share/Wjem_GFCgXTATraUkfwVM_0CqX7lT4VGqF3g2LtzfNsLlh4wmUVzLv_2GR-p2Z9K.dMwCxcR152wSRdzM     passcode: L9cRBS!=  

November 2020:  "Solving supply chain disruptions: Why efficiency and a localized approach are gaining favor," presented by NetSuite and SmartBrief


  • Craig Harris Industry Principal Apparel, Fashion, Accessories NetSuite
  • Ronald M. Leibman Partner McCarter & English
  • Tony Sciarrotta Executive Director and Publisher Reverse Logistics Association

On Demand Recording (registration needed):  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2729384/93F7FA1614EEF1C03D8F67447E138171?partnerref=panelists

November 2020:  How Passion Solved a Big Commercial Challenge

Inspiring Conversations with Real Leaders:  Rebecca & Callum Jenkins interview Tony Sciarrotta Executive Director of the RLA.  Discover how Tony's passion led to leading an organization.

Listen to Our Lead To Succeed podcast at:  https://www.leadtosucceed.today/e/taking-a-holistic-approach-to-solving-a-company-wide-problem-in-an-emerging-sector-with-tony-sciarrotta-of-the-rla/

October 2020:  Managing Returns in an Uncertain Market

JOC Uncharted is a virtual series created by the JOC team featuring a lineup of industry leaders discussing the current state of play, where things may be headed, and what the post COVID-19 future will look like.   Listen to this episode with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Senior Contributor, JOC, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit discussing returns with Tony Sciarriotta, Executive Director of RLA. 

Find the episode here:  https://www.joc.com/uncharted/uncharted-episode-22

September 2020: A Tsunami of Returns and Understanding Reverse Logistics

Podcast with Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, Faculty Member, Transportation and Logistics Management, American Public University and Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of RLA. 

Find the podcast and transcript here:  https://onlinecareertips.com/2020/09/podcast-tsunami-returns-understanding-reverse-logistics/

July 2020: Optimize Reverse Logistics with Tony Sciarrotta 

Listen in to this interview podcast on the ‘Impact! with John Shegerian’.  

Find the podcast here:  https://impactpodcast.com/episode/2020/07/optimize-reverse-logistics-with-tony-sciarrotta/

June 2020:  Business Continuity and Employee Safety during COVID-19

Podcast interview with Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of the Reverse Logistics Association & Dick Van Deventer, CEO of CSAT Solutions

Find the audio podcast herehttps://youtu.be/ZBLonG3bUpE

Visit http://www.csat-solutions.com/index.html for more information

June 2020:  RLA and the Changing Returns Landscape on SMC3 Quick Take 

Tony Sciarrotta talks about how and why RLA will help your company reduce costs in all things returns and reverse logistics

Find the video podcast here:  https://youtu.be/0ob2II1Pxko