Kurt Strasmann Strasmann believes a dual price model for e-commerce is one solution to the strain of reverse logistics.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Third-party logistics operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns as many retailers outsource their reverse-logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies, according to a recent report from CBRE. As GlobeSt.com recently reported, reverse logistics is a rising concern as the percentage of online returns grows with the percentage of online shopping, and whoever solves this problem is a genius, CBRE senior managing director Kurt Strassman told us.