The following reprint underscores early thought about pallet reuse, in essence the emergence of coordinating inbound receiving of pallets under load with their reuse for outbound shipment. “Why Use Two If One Will Do” was featured in The Palletizer, … [Read More...]
Alibaba Looks to Replace Delivery Boxes with Reusable Bags
The needle continues to inch upward on the Packaging Revolution reusometer. Cainiao, the logistics arm of $476 billion Alibaba, is looking to use reusable packs for domestic home … [Read More...]
Examples from the field illustrate how RFID enables reusable packaging owners to reduce their need for emergency expendable packaging procurement while allowing them to minimize their pool size
For all of the benefits of reusable packaging, a … [Read More...]
A Spanish agricultural association is pushing back against supermarket requirements that its members ship in reusable plastic containers. It is opposed to extra cost it says that growers must absorb because of this requirement. The correct selection … [Read More...]
Given epic shortages of warehouse space across North America as well as globally, it is no surprise that automated warehousing systems are becoming increasingly popular for both greenfield and legacy warehouse facilities.
Hatteland, provider of … [Read More...]
In a fulfillment center not too far from here, a operations supervisor looks at a stack of plastic pallets she wants off the loading dock. She doesn't know where those pallets belong, and she doesn't particularly care.
Not too long ago, … [Read More...]