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Reverse Logistics Vendors
BHP Logistics Services http://www.bhplogistics.com
CF Reverse Logistics http://www.cflogistics.com
Federal Express Worldwide Logistics http://www.fedex.com
GATX Logistics http://www.gatx.cpm